• Keep Workers Safe Behind the Wheel: Making Road Safety Part of Your Company’s Plan

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    If driving is a job responsibility for any of your workers, it’s a good idea to have a company-wide road safety program. NETS (Network of Employers for Traffic Safety) helps employers create and maintain their road safety programs with the NETS’ Comprehensive Guide to Road Safety. NETS outlines the four pillars of road safety management: road safety management system; driver and passenger requirements; journey management requirements; and vehicle Read More

  • Stay Alert on the Job: Managing Driver Fatigue

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    If your workers drive on the job, you need to make sure they’re not tired on the job. Driver fatigue can put your workers and others around them in danger. The signs of fatigued driving, as identified by NETS (Network of Employers for Traffic Safety), are highly recognizable and include difficulty concentrating, missing an exit or driving over the “rumble strips” on the side of the road. Managing Read More

  • Fight Back: How to Protect Workers During a Pandemic

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    A pandemic, defined by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), is “a global disease outbreak and can be caused by a variety of agents, including influenza and coronaviruses.” Most recently, Ebola has been making news as a very dangerous pandemic. Since the threat of Ebola now exists in the U.S., it’s important that workplaces remain on-guard to avoid the spreading of Ebola and other infectious diseases among workers. OSHA Read More

  • Safety News You Can Use

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    OSHA introduces new rules regarding the reporting of injuries and cites companies for jeopardizing the safety of their workers. Learn what the new rules could mean to you, and what led to these latest OSHA violations. New Rules for Reporting Severe Injuries Beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, employers must communicate with OSHA whenever an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of Read More

  • Traffic Safety in the Work Zone

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    Work zones can be danger zones. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 609 construction and maintenance work zone fatalities in 2012. One of the dangers of a work zone is the risk of a worker being struck by a vehicle, and it’s important to put processes in place to maintain the safety of workers, as well as motorists traveling through work zones. Read More

  • School Children the Real Winners in Snack Drive Competition

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    Hunger is a problem that doesn’t yet seem to have an end. Organizations, such as Feeding America, work consistently to help. Every September, they shine a spotlight on the issue of hunger with Hunger Action Month. One of the goals of Hunger Action Month is to gain support for child nutrition programs. The need is very strong. According to Feeding America, 15.8 million children lived in Read More

  • Watch Your Back: Safety Tips for Stocking Shelves

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    According to a 2011 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workers in warehousing and retail industries incurred the highest rates of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), as well as employees in wholesale trade and construction, healthcare and transportation. Of all the reported employee injuries and illnesses, the 387,820 instances of MSDs make up 33% of those workplace issues. Factors in Back Injuries at Work For such seemingly small Read More

  • OSHA Updates Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements

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    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has updated employer responsibilities regarding the reporting of injuries and illnesses with the goal of preventing future injuries. Effective Jan. 1, 2015 (for employers in states covered by federal OSHA), employers must inform OSHA when an employee is killed on the job, or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The new rule includes two core updates. OSHA is updating Read More

  • Back To School, Back to Cleaning

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    Now that another school year has begun, educational institutions across the United States are faced with another set of responsibilities. One of these concerns is the cleanliness of the school. As the health and safety of both students and staff is greatly dependent on the sanitation and maintenance of the school, this should be one of the top priorities of administrators and managers. Unfortunately, the start of the school Read More

  • Demolition Hazards on the Jobsite: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

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    Citing many recent fatalities, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has launched a new website focused on protecting workers from construction demolition hazards. On the new site, OSHA outlines how to avoid these hazards. The first step is to plan ahead. OSHA recommends completing an engineering survey before any demolition work begins. Next is to provide appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes protection for the eyes, face, head, Read More

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