If You See Something, Say Something

Many have heard the phrase “if you see something, say something.” This motto, developed by The Department of Homeland Security in 2010, serves to engage the public in “protecting our homeland.” While “If you see something, say something” was created to raise public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, it was also […]

Mental Health Safety in the Workplace

Mental health is as important as physical health, which is a huge factor when taking workplace health and safety. Therefore occupation acknowledgment, respect and treatment of mental illnesses should be a top priority of employers. Whether or not one’s occupation is the root of their mental health struggle, it is an employers job to understand […]

Workplace Safety: An Employee’s Right

Every employee has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is a US labor law that ensures each employee has such rights. This labor law was passed to encourage safer work conditions in most private sector workplaces for employers and employees in the US. When the […]

Tips for Better Office Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the study of people at work. The goal of ergonomics is to prevent injury at work and promote a safe and healthy office lifestyle. Soft tissue injuries and musculoskeletal disorders can be caused by many day-to-day office lifestyle factors. Some common MSDs include carpal tunnel, tendinitis, muscle strain and degenerative disc disease. According […]

How To Prevent Workplace Violence

Around 2 million people are victims of workplace violence each year according to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Workplace violence is a broad term which includes many different acts that can be committed in the workplace. These acts include physical violence, harassment, verbal abuse, intimidation or any other threatening behavior. Workplace violence can take […]

PPE: The Last Resort

Personal protective equipment is used in the workplace to protect employees from hazards. For example, construction workers should wear necessary hard hats, eyewear, footwear and gloves on the worksite. According to the hierarchy of hazard control, although PPE is one of the most common forms of hazard control and found on most worksites, it is […]

Hard Hat Options

Hard hats are essential to the protection of workers, preventing serious head injury, trauma and death. There are various types and classes of hard hats. Different hard hats are suited for different categories of work and work environments. Because there are different hard hats to choose from, the employer or employee has options. It is […]

These Are The Most Common Injuries At Work (And The Most Expensive, Too)

In a perfect world, nothing would go wrong on the jobsite. Some people might argue that in an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to work anyway. Unfortunately, as much as we try to obtain to perfection in all areas of our life, the reality is that sooner or later, something is going to go wrong […]

How to Improve Employee Morale

Nothing is more important to your company than the morale of your employees. After all, your employees are the front-line of your company and are what the world sees when they interact with your business. A well-trained and happy group of employees is not only productive but enhances the image of your business. So how […]

Benefits of Hiring a Fall Protection Consultant

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“An employee fell to his death today when…” is an all too common 5’oclock news story. In 2012 there were 219,630 “potentially” fatal injuries and 704 fatalities involving falls, slips, and trips. But with proper protection, many of these injuries and deaths could be avoided. Get the Facts on Construction Fall Prevention These injuries and […]