Cold Weather Safety Tips

Cold weather safety should be important to employers. Taking necessary safety precautions will reduce workplace injuries, resulting in lower claims cost. As temperatures get colder, employers must take precautions to prevent frostbite, hypothermia, and dehydration in their employees. Employers must educate their employees on the signs of cold weather related conditions in order to keep [...]

By |2020-11-17T16:05:14-05:00November 18th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

The Importance of Effective Driver Safety Training

In 2018, there were over 450,000 police-reported large truck accidents, with an average cost of $148,000 each.  Minimizing the number of incidents that occur should be a top priority for any business employing professional drivers. According to OSHA's Guidelines for Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes, implementing effective driver safety programs "can greatly reduce the risks [...]

By |2020-10-21T15:34:12-04:00October 21st, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

The Value of Outsourced Safety Professionals

Navigating the world of risk, compliance and regulation has become increasingly complicated for companies looking to leverage the value of a comprehensive safety program. While adequate safety training, mock OSHA walkthroughs, and safety consultation can help you mitigate your general risk, how do you address the specific, day-to-day safety issues that arise in the workplace? [...]

By |2020-09-30T13:10:15-04:00September 30th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

Recognize the Warning Signs of Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a terrifying reality for business owners and can seem to strike without warning. While no one can ever eliminate the possibility of an incident, knowing the warning signs of a potentially aggressive employee can help managers prevent workplace violence. Difficulty getting along with others Supervisors should pay attention to employees that have [...]

By |2020-08-25T15:53:16-04:00August 26th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

The Benefits of On-Site Safety Representatives

For most employers, the health and safety of their workers is a paramount concern. Not only do your workers rely on you to provide them with necessary safety training, effective strategies, and proper equipment, but regulatory bodies like OSHA and the BWC are constantly on the lookout for major and minor safety infractions. For small and [...]

By |2020-08-04T12:16:59-04:00August 5th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

Working Safely During Summer Heat Waves

Working outdoors on hot days is never pleasant, but as temperatures climb in the summer months the heat and sun can pose serious health risks for your employees. Excessive or long-term exposure to heat without adequate precautions can cause a wide-range of heat-related illnesses and issues. Dozens of outdoor workers die and thousands become ill [...]

By |2020-07-15T08:54:24-04:00July 15th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

Spring Safety Tips for the Construction Site

Along with warmer weather and yard work, the spring season brings frequent rainfall and the possibility of pop-up thunderstorms and lightning. On busy construction sites, the unique dangers that spring weather poses to the safety of workers and site visitors can not be underestimated. From an increased likelihood of slips and falls to the risks [...]

By |2020-05-13T10:04:50-04:00May 13th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

OSHA Regulations & Coronavirus

Coronavirus has introduced new hazards into the workplace, causing OSHA to issue updated guidance and to reinforce existing workplace regulations to ensure that all workers are protected. While no one action can completely halt the spread of coronavirus, taking steps to make the workplace safer, following the established guidelines, and adopting the enhanced safety protocols [...]

By |2020-04-29T10:26:47-04:00April 1st, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

OSHA Questions and Answers

Keeping your employees safe is OSHA’s business. With more than 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, the work of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration remains as important as ever for American workers. Learn more about the agency tasked with keeping your employees safe. What is OSHA? The federal agency known as [...]

By |2020-03-05T13:36:21-05:00March 5th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments

Be Prepared with First Aid & CPR Training

Whether the workplace setting is an office, a construction site, or anywhere else, there is always a risk of injury or accident. When an incident occurs, every second counts. Preparing your employees to handle these situations can help injured workers get critical care sooner and prevent further injury. Providing First Aid & CPR Training for [...]

By |2020-04-29T10:27:34-04:00February 18th, 2020|Workforce Management|0 Comments
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