If you go digging into statistics about construction accidents, the numbers are a little shocking. Some statistics point to as many as 150,000 construction accidents occurring per year, some of them fatal..
Occupational Safety Resources
Safety for every type of employee in any workplace is gaining the attention of employers, both in large industries and in smaller local businesses. And this is a very good thing. According to the 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries report, work-related deaths have been on the rise over the past three years. People are taking notice..
Anyone who works outside has to deal with insects, and usually, that's something workers just deal with... until it starts becoming a danger. Employers are encouraged to help outdoor employees take care to avoid vector-borne pathogens like Lyme disease, West Nile, and others. Here's a look at workplace safety regarding insects..
It’s important to have a plan in place for workplace safety, especially for sites that have heavy machinery and other equipment. This plan begins with the training of all employees, with specific training materials for each piece equipment and the various tasks of each worker. It’s a good idea to cross-train your staff as well, for optimal results in safety..
When it comes to workplace safety, there are plenty of concerns in any given business, and the dangers often depend on the industry and type of work being done. Even so, there are plenty of general steps you can take to make sure that the safety of your workers is at the top of your list of priorities. Here are just a few..
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) develops strategies for successful safety and health management systems. Their approach to workplace violence is one of prevention and zero-tolerance..
What steps has your company taken to minimize its workplace safety risks? Identifying your risks and implementing solutions to reduce them is the best way to deal proactively with the problem of workplace safety..
Processes for health and safety management teams function separately from other risk teams and can leave a gap of information about safety concerns in the workplace. Here are five ways organizations can work to reduce workplace safety incidents..