Safety Tips

Safety Tips: Head Protection In The Workplace Is A Must

2023-04-17T11:11:03-04:00November 30th, 2022|2022, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Keeping an eye out for hazards that could lead to a blow to the head – and safeguarding against them – is vital in the workplace. It’s also required: OSHA has standards focused on head protection: OSHA 1910.135(a) and [...]

5 Tips to Meet OSHA Requirements for Employee Injury or Illness

2023-04-17T11:12:10-04:00October 14th, 2022|2022, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Every year, nearly five million workers experience an occupational injury or illness on the job, and it is an employer’s responsibility in these cases to meet OSHA requirements. More than half of these injuries and illnesses are severe enough [...]

How to Help Reduce the Stigma Around Mental Health in the Workplace

2023-04-17T11:12:11-04:00October 5th, 2022|2022, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Safety Tips|

Mental health challenges have tested many workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. And as the pandemic reaches the two-and-a-half-year mark, experts say employers need to make employees’ mental health as high of a priority as physical health. “If you have [...]

Safety Tips: 7 Ways to Keep Workers Safe

2023-04-17T11:12:17-04:00June 28th, 2022|2022, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

When it comes to promoting worker safety, employers have a vested interest. U.S. employers spend more than $1 billion a week on workers’ compensation costs for non-fatal injuries. In an effort to reduce these numbers, employers also spend another $1,111 on safety [...]

Safety Tips: How to Prevent Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

2023-04-17T11:12:20-04:00May 31st, 2022|2022, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Falls are the second leading cause of unintentional death in the United States and the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries (CDC). While not all falls are fatal, and many don’t cause any harm, one in five falls [...]

NSC Encourages Safe Driving This Memorial Day Weekend

2023-04-17T11:12:20-04:00May 23rd, 2022|2022, General Industry News, Safety Tips|

Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner. Every year, millions of Americans travel on this holiday and this year is no different. AAA estimates that nearly 39.2 million people will travel more than 50 miles from their homes. As people [...]

OSHA Launches New Heat Hazard National Emphasis Program to Protect Workers from Inside and Outside Heat

2023-04-17T11:12:54-04:00May 9th, 2022|2022, Labor News, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a National Emphasis Program to protect millions of workers from heat illness and injuries. Through the program, OSHA will conduct heat-related workplace inspections before workers suffer completely preventable injuries, [...]

US Department of Labor Announces Proposed Rule to Amend Occupational injury, Illness Recordkeeping

2023-04-17T11:12:57-04:00March 29th, 2022|2022, Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits Compliance, Employee Benefits Legislation, Labor News, Legislative News, Safety Tips|

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing amendments to its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation, 29 CFR 1904.41. The current regulation requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information – that [...]

Cutting Workers Compensation Claims Through Mental Health Support

2023-04-17T11:12:59-04:00March 9th, 2022|2022, Employee Benefits, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

Employers have a large opportunity to reduce absenteeism, cut workers’ compensation claims and improve staff engagement by adapting how they manage mental and behavioral health in the workplace. Behavioral health claims do not only affect the individual employee, they [...]

Developing an Effective Safety and Health Management System

2023-04-17T11:13:01-04:00February 28th, 2022|2022, Safety Tips|

The best Safety and Health Management Systems (S&HMS) involve every level of the organization, instilling a safety culture that reduces accidents for workers and improves the bottom line for managers. When safety and health are part of the organization [...]