Archive: May 2015

The Challenges of a Young Workforce

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 by Chris Candido

Reports have shown that these younger workers (age 24 and below) are more likely to get hurt, but on the positive side are more likely to take actions to prevent it from happening again in the future.

Ladder Safety

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by Dave Henry

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.

Respiratory Hazards of Grain Storage

Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Mike Maxwell

Grain storage structures such as bins and silos, like all confined spaces, can have significant potential hazards. One of these hazards, due to the structure being enclosed, is the possibility of the atmosphere being toxic or oxygen depleted.

5 Hidden Dangers in Your Home — and How to Foil Them

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

Here are what I believe to be the top five hidden home dangers, along with some stay-safe solutions.

Selfies: Don’t Sacrifice Safety

Monday, May 11th, 2015 by Brian Muehlenkamp, CSP

The article, “Selfies: Don’t Sacrifice Safety,” by Ginger Christ about the importance of not sacrificing safety for the perfect selfie.

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Chris Candido

May is National Electrical Safety Month and many organizations are taking the opportunity to make people aware of the dangers of working near overhead power lines.

Safety Rights for Young Workers

Monday, May 4th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

Workers under the age of 25 are twice as likely to be injured on the job as older workers and are often unaware of their workplace rights. In fact, a U.S. teen worker is injured on the job every nine minutes.