Spring Cleaning the Safe Way

May 19th, 2016 by Eric Vogel

As the weather warms, Americans are turning their attention to spring cleaning, as well as outdoor projects. Here are a few tips to make your spring cleaning safer.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Plumbing Safety

May 16th, 2016 by Dave Henry

Before beginning any do-it-yourself projects or repairs it is a good idea to review some plumbing safety basics. By following some basic safety methods and precautions you can avoid injury and complete your projects successfully.

OSHA Requires Personal Protective Equipment Assessments

May 12th, 2016 by David Jewell, CSP

Under the General Industry standards (1910.132-138), OSHA requires employers to conduct and document Hazard Assessments for each job (some refer to this as a JSA or Job Safety Analysis). It is both a regulation and a very basic safety principle; you have to know what the hazards are if you are going to protect employees from it.

Did You Know That OSHA Has eTools?

May 9th, 2016 by Michael Puffer

eTools and the eMatrix are stand-alone, interactive, web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics.

Hear are the Facts

May 5th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Do you find your ears ringing after a day at work? Or, do you need to turn up your stereo on the drive home and find it far too loud the next day when you get into your vehicle? These are two signs that you may be suffering from some degree of noise-induced hearing loss.

Get the Facts on Steel-Toed & Safety-Toed Shoes

May 2nd, 2016 by Dave Henry

When purchasing Safety-Toed Safety Footwear, there are many factors to consider: Slip Resistance, Chemical Resistance, Weather Resistance, Sole Pattern and Impact Resistance

OSHA Offers Free Safety Consultation to Small Businesses

April 28th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

OSHA’s Onsite Consultation Program provided free and confidential safety and occupational health advice to 27,871 small and medium-sized businesses across the country in 2015.

OSHA Still Plays a Crucial Role in Worker Safety

April 25th, 2016 by Michael Puffer

Every worker in the U.S. has the right to a safe and a healthful workplace and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) of 1970 ensures that. The act was passed for preventing workers from being seriously harmed or worse, killed at work.

Is Your Safety Incentive Program a Failure?

April 21st, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

The theory is that if employees perform the desired action long enough, it will become a normal behavior. This sounds logical enough. So where do things go wrong?

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs

April 18th, 2016 by Chris Candido

Did you know that studies have shown that signs that warn of dangers and hazards in the workplace can reduce accident rates as much as 80%?