How Do You Talk About Safety…

Everyone is at risk of distraction, complacency or an injury-inducing error. In many cases, someone sees the unsafe behavior or hazardous condition before an accident occurs, so the accident could have been prevented if someone had intervened. Intervention requires a conversation. So how do you talk about safety… We know safety is important. Our safety, […]

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When OSHA Comes Knocking…

At some point, OSHA will come knocking to audit your facility. Are you prepared? Many companies create safety plans and programs but do little beyond that. A plan sitting on a shelf doesn’t do much to ensure safety. This is why many regulations require companies and facilities to routinely review their plans and ensure business […]

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Tornadoes – Are You Prepared?

Tis the Season… For Tornadoes. Are you prepared? Spring is Tornado Season for most of the Unites States. There are nearly 1,200 tornadoes throughout the United States annually with an average of 70 fatalities according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. What can employers due to prepare for severe weather? Be Weather Aware. Through […]

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Companies Cited for Exposing Employees to Lead

Even though it is has been highlighted in numerous case studies, highly covered in the media – companies are still failing to implement workplace safety programs. By not instituting certain procedures and protocols to help prevent injuries on the job, many employers are hit with multi-million dollar lawsuits and hefty fines from the Occupational Safety […]

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Benefits of Outsourcing Workplace Safety Training

Typically, there are several reasons that a company may outsource a particular facet of their business. One reason could be lack of expertise. Another could be lack of manpower. Yet another legitimate advantage of outsourcing a task could be objectivity or  even flexibility to hire on a contractual basis versus a full-time basis for a […]

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The Cost of NOT Having an Effective Workplace Safety Program

It’s becoming an increasingly more difficult economy for many small business owners. As budgets get tighter, some small businesses are axing workplace safety programs to cut cost, because they aren’t perceived to impact the bottom line. However, this is a huge misconception and, in fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that businesses spend […]

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Why Your Employees Need Workplace Safety Training

Having a workplace safety training program in place is beneficial to employers for many different reasons. Preventing accidents in the workplace and keeping employees healthy so that they can show up to work regularly are among two of the primary benefits.  It’s also been proven that companies with a workplace safety protocol in place tend […]

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ReSolve Risk Assessment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency under the US Department of Labor that travels around inspecting businesses to assure that safe and healthful working conditions are being met for men and women in the workplace. To help enforce these standards, OSHA can hand out hefty fines for violating and not […]

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Tips For Performing A Workplace Accident Investigation

The first thing to consider whenever someone is injured in your workplace is to make sure that the employee receives the proper first-aid or medical attention necessary. It is also important to make sure that everyone involved understands that the basis of the investigation is not to determine who is at fault; but rather to […]

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Heat Exhaustion

Being outside during the summer months is exciting. So many trips and sites to see. Or for those students who spend their fall and spring days inside the classroom, the summer is a great time to mow lawns, make some extra money, and get some exercise. For others, summer days are just hot and humid […]

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