OSHA, as well as attorneys in anti-discrimination lawsuits are looking to see if employers are both documenting and practicing their disciplinary policies. Watch this week's video to see our recommendations on how to protect yourself from OSHA violations and even potential lawsuits.
There are few tools that cause more injury than the ladder. Falls continue to be a devastating reality within just about every realm of the workplace. The ladder...leads the way as one of the primary culprits for debilitating injuries and fatalities. Please take a brief moment to watch this video and think about ways to protect yourself and those that you lead.
If you're on the front lines of safety as an owner, manager, colleague or employee, you need to know that protecting and promoting the value of life through safety is a worthy cause and something you should take great pride in. Be encouraged and stay motivated because what you do matters more than you probably know. Keep up the hard work and have a great week!
Best practices are those implementations that don't merely try and squeeze a safety practice into an existing operation, but rather construct or RE-construct the entire operation around the best known safety practices. How are you implementing YOUR safety practices?
Many organizations are improperly implementing their voluntary respirator program. OSHA is citing employers because of it and there are also liability concerns that the employer must be aware of. Check it out!
The stats continue to be shocking year after year regarding the very real hazard of workplace violence. As a result, we are seeing OSHA actively evaluate if employers have a written plan in place. Watch the video to find out more!
Here are some common things we see all the time at facilities. We also see OSHA citing these and applying thousands of dollars in fines as a result. How does your facility stack up?
OSHA is as active as ever in 2017 and one of the items they are looking hard at is your PPE Hazard Assessment. Watch the video to see what you can do to stay compliant!
For our clients and followers in the Midwest and the South, it's that time of year again...tornado season. Is your facility or site prepared for these emergencies?
Why do we continue to allow the "signs & symptoms" of workplace hazards to thrive, often unaddressed? Near Misses are a vital component to your safety program...here's why.