Safety Tips

Getting Your Company Safety Policies to Work: Tips & Tricks for Employee Safety Training Success

2023-10-05T13:13:47-04:00October 4th, 2023|2023, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Imagine you’ve developed a series of company safety policies and programs, but as a small business owner, you aren’t certain how to communicate them to your employees. This is a huge stumbling block for many organizations—and it can hinder [...]

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

2023-10-05T13:13:54-04:00September 22nd, 2023|2023, 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 [...]

Auto Dealership Service Departments Work to Reduce Risks As Shop Injuries Rise

2023-10-05T13:14:02-04:00September 6th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

When a fire ripped through an Alabama dealership's service department in 2017, killing three shop employees and injuring two others, the accident was a grim reminder that auto repair is dangerous and poses numerous daily risks. The headline-grabbing incident [...]

Hot Weather Safety: Protect Workers From Heat Illness and Injury

2023-10-05T13:13:05-04:00August 15th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

The summer of 2023 has been a warm one in the United States. The heat can have a significant impact on workers, both indoor and outdoor. Heat illness can affect thousands of workers each year, and can lead to [...]

How to Create an Effective Company Safety Committee

2023-10-05T13:13:08-04:00July 18th, 2023|2023, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Creating a culture of safety within a workplace begins and ends with the implementation of a quality company safety committee. Businesses both large and small utilize these committees to communicate company safety policies, reinforce company safety protocol, and educate [...]

Safety Tips: What Are Some Easy Things Workers and Employers Can Do to Prevent Injuries?

2023-10-05T13:13:10-04:00June 14th, 2023|2023, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Workplace injuries are a major problem, costing businesses billions of dollars each year in lost productivity, medical expenses, and workers' compensation claims. Fortunately, there are a number of things that workers and employers can do to prevent injuries. Here [...]

Safety as a Core Value in the Workplace: Its All About Leadership

2023-04-17T11:10:07-04:00April 5th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

An effective safety culture is widely accepted as an essential component in the development and implementation of any program supporting safety in the workplace. The safety culture reflects the attitudes, perceptions, values, and beliefs that all employees within the [...]

White House 2024 Budget Raises OSHA Funding by 17%: What Does This Mean?

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Brief: President Joe Biden’s proposed fiscal year 2024 budget would increase funding for OSHA by $106.4 million, or 17%, to $738.7 million. As part of the increase, the agency seeks to create 432 new full-time positions, a 21% increase from 2023’s [...]

National Ladder Safety Month 2023: Three Considerations for Selecting the Correct Ladder

2023-04-17T11:10:09-04:00March 20th, 2023|2023, General Industry News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

March is National Ladder Safety Month, let’s look at ladder selection. Before you get started on your next project, you have to choose a ladder, but how do you know what type to choose? With different types and materials [...]