• 5 Step Process for a Safe and Compliant Parking Lot

    Screen Shot 2017-06-09 at 11.29.54 AM Did you know one in five automobile accidents occurs in a parking lot? Though there are often reduced speeds in these areas, fender benders are more likely to occur in parking lots than on open roadways. So, .. Read More
  • 7 Steps to Organize Your Parking Lot

    Traffic & Parking Did you know one in five automobile accidents occurs in a parking lot? Though there are often reduced speeds in these areas, fender benders are more likely to occur in parking lots than on open roadways. So, how can you limit the number of accidents that occur in your own lot? Follow these seven tips:
    1. 1. Control the flow of traffic. Most parking lots are hectic. The high concentration of vehicles in a small area makes for increased car cong.. Read More
  • Keeping Your Employees Safe Inside Work Zones

    Work Zone Safety Employees perform their jobs in work zones all year long, but as temperatures continue to rise in the Spring, the number of workers taking on duties away from facilities increases. Safety in work zones is always critical, but its importance grows as more employees work in areas where they're exposed to a host of potential dangers related to traffic. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (.. Read More
  • Stay Safe in the Work Zone This Summer

    workzoneblogpost7.25.16 If your workers are out in a work zone this summer, chances are you have already prepared them for the task. They should know what they need to stay safe on the job. But it’s always helpful to remind workers about safety protocol to ensure they follow proper procedures when they’re in a work zone. Here are some reminders to share with your workers:
  • Spring Safety: Protect Workers in the Work Zone

    workzone As we begin spring and workers are on the job in outdoor work zones once again, it’s a good time for a refresher in how to stay safe in a work zone. Here are some important notes from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regarding work zone traffic safety. Work Zone Protections: Protect workers from motorists entering the work zone through the use of concrete, water, sand, collapsible barriers, crash cushi.. Read More
  • Stay Safe Outside: Protect Workers Against Outdoor Hazards

    outdoorworkers Outdoor workers face many safety hazards unique to the outside world every day, regardless of the season. However, many of those hazards are more prevalent during the current and upcoming warmer months.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identifies two main types of outdoor hazards: physical hazards and biological hazards. Physical hazards include extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, lightning and ultraviolet (U.. Read More
  • Young Workers on Your Summer Payroll?: What You Need to Know

    youngworkers Do you employ young workers for the summer? If so, you need to ensure you’re doing all you can to keep these typically inexperienced workers safe. OSHA cites many reasons that young workers become injured or sick on the job: unsafe equipment, inadequate safety training, inadequate supervision, dangerous work that is illegal or inappropriate for youth under 18, pressure to work faster and stressful conditions. Employers have man.. Read More
  • Working Outside: How to Beat the Summer Heat

    heat While it’s great to enjoy the fresh air when working outdoors, outside work can be hazardous—and even fatal—during the strong heat of the summer. Workers are at risk for a variety of heat-related illnesses. It’s important to know the warning signs and what to do if you or one of your workers begins to show symptoms of a heat-related illness. Heat stroke occurs when the body can’t regulate its core temperature. Symptoms include confusion, fainting, seizures, excessive sweating (or red, hot, dry skin), and a very high bo.. Read More
  • Avoid Distracted Driving Mistakes: Keep Your Workers Focused and Off the Phone

    distracteddrivingnew April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the National Safety Council (NSC) is marking the occasion with a new campaign, Calls Kill, to communicate how hands-free cell phones are not risk-free. Have you communicated the risks around using cell phones while driving with your workers? Do you know if they practice safe driving when they are oper.. Read More
  • Get Ready for Spring: Tips for a Safe Work Zone

    workzone As spring nears and the weather gets warmer, more workers will be heading to outside work zones. Vehicle traffic that passes through those work zones, as well as equipment used in those areas, can present dangers to workers doing their job. So it’s important to put safeguards in place now that will keep workers safe throughout these upcoming warm weather months. One effective preventative measure is to develop a traffic control plan (TCP) that will safety direct drivers through a work zone. According to the Ame.. Read More