Tag: employees

Hurricane Safety Procedures: How To Keep Workers Safe

hurricane safety

The effects of a hurricane can be deadly and damaging, therefore the more proactive you are, the less down time you will face as a company. When it comes to hurricane safety, preparedness is everything. A good way to incorporate a natural disaster preparedness discussion may be through a toolbox talk. Use this to discuss […]

Rolling Scaffold Safety Standards and Tips

rolling scaffold

A rolling scaffold is a type of supported scaffold set on wheels. Rolling scaffold’s design allows for easy movement, creating a more efficient workplace. Workers who frequently change their position use rolling scaffolds regularly. Safety standards for rolling scaffolds are necessary to understand and differentiate from other scaffold standards because of their mobility. As with any […]

Frequent Toolbox Talks Can Help Build A Safety Culture

toolbox talks

Toolbox talks are a great way to get together with your team and discuss safety. A toolbox talk is a meeting designed to discuss a specific job or workplace related topic. These meetings are held to refresh minds for an upcoming event, job or workplace related issue. These talks should aim to refresh, motivate and […]

Take Time To Stretch: Importance Of Workplace Stretching

Stretching

Stretching improves muscle elasticity and leads to increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion. Many stretch before and after a workout, upon waking in the morning or even after a road trip, but what about workplace stretching? Ergonomically sound tools and habits are key to an efficient working environment. One of those primary habits […]

The Importance Of Providing Spring Construction Safety

onsite safety management safety stand down week ocala shea homes trilogy

Spring is well under way, which means blooming flowers, spring showers and more construction hours. Now that bad weather is out of sight for a bit, it’s time to make up for lost days. Many workers find themselves juggling the fact that construction projects may have gone past their completion date and unfinished work now […]

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 […]

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 […]