Archive: March 2015

3M/E-A-R Hearing Conservation Seminars

Friday, March 27th, 2015 by Missy Taylor

Conducted by two of the industry’s most respected hearing experts, these day-long seminars discuss, in detail, topics critical to effective hearing conservation program management and how to properly protect your employees from hazardous noise .

The Risks of Prescription Painkillers in the Workplace

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Chris Candido

The dangers that can exist in the workplace from the use of illegal drugs is easy to comprehend, but an equally important risk exists with the use of prescription painkillers.

Speak Up for Safety

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Here is an article posted by a Safety Professional that maybe many of you have thought of or even done the same thing, and hopefully with positive results.

Don’t Be the Fall Guy… Practice Ladder Safety

Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Did you know that 17.4% of all fatal work injuries are caused by falls? About 19% of all permanent disabilities and 21 % of all temporary total disabilities on the job are caused by falls, many of them from ladders.

Protect Yourself During DIY Projects

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by Eric Vogel

Sometimes, safety can seem an afterthought, when it comes to DIY. Bear in mind, accidents can happen to anyone – whether you’re cleaning the gutters, installing new floors or rearranging heavy furniture.

Lighting in Hazardous Environments

Monday, March 9th, 2015 by Chris Candido

While most companies that have employees that perform work in hazardous areas are likely already familiar with the various ratings and classifications associated with lighting products, let’s have a quick refresher of what all of those ratings and classification mean.

Don’t Rush!

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Hurrying on the job can cause both minor accidents and life-threatening injuries. You may hurry dozens of times without incident, until finally it happens, an accident. The old adage, Haste makes waste, is all too true.

The Cost of Workplace Injuries and Illness

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 by Chris Candido

Whether your company is small or large in size, the impact on the daily workflow can be significantly affected by the temporary loss of just one or two employees due to an injury or illness. Consider these statistics regarding the impact on the business: