Safety Tips

The ER vs. Urgent Care: Know Where To Go For Care Before You Need It

2020-07-02T09:38:57-04:00July 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips, Wellness|

During the pandemic many people are hesitant to visit hospitals for needs that they may have. It has been recommended that people stop by urgent cares in their specific areas to be treated for those needs, rather than going [...]

Health and Safety: COVID-19 Has Meant Less Sleep for Americans, and Higher Risk of Injury

2020-06-17T15:19:20-04:00June 17th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips, Wellness|

Sleep may not seem like an important factor in our health, but it is. Sleep habits and overall fatigue/restfulness can affect everything from a person’s mood, health and likelihood of getting in a car accident or workplace accident. It [...]

OSHA Outlines New Face Mask and Respirator Guidelines

2020-06-11T08:47:10-04:00June 11th, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

As we know much of the country is requiring face coverings at the workplace and for customers, the U.S. Department of Labor has answered some frequently asked questions about face coverings, surgical masks and respirators in the workplace. The [...]

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

2020-06-02T12:36:06-04:00June 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

(VIA OHSA.GOV) WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced the availability of $11.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants for nonprofit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint [...]

Five Restroom Upgrades to Improve Hand Washing and Minimize Germs

2020-06-02T10:37:48-04:00June 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

With many essential workers already at work and many others soon to be back in offices, companies and organizations have a big feat to face in the post-pandemic age: keeping bathrooms sanitary and employees distant. Of course, cleaning bathrooms [...]

Reminder: How to Properly Wear and Remove a Mask

2020-05-01T09:21:23-04:00May 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

Face masks are one tool utilized for preventing the spread of disease.  They may also be called dental, isolation, laser, medical, procedure, or surgical masks. Face masks are loose-fitting masks that cover the nose and mouth, and have ear [...]

Keeping Workplaces Safe: Employer Responsibilities

2020-05-01T08:33:12-04:00May 1st, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

Employers across the nation are in uncharted territory when it comes to keeping their workplace and its customers safe against an unfamiliar virus in Covid-19. Under the OSH Act of 1970 “the employer shall furnish to each of his [...]

Safety Tips While Working From Home

2020-04-02T07:58:22-04:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

With the advancements in technology, more employees are working from home for some duration of the work week. Also, with the COVID-19 outbreak there are more employees working from home then ever before. This presents several challenges when it [...]