National Safety Month: 7 Ways to Beat the Heat on the Job

Every summer, thousands of people suffer from heat-related illness that was contracted at work, and staying healthy requires taking responsible steps.  Employees subjected to humid and hot conditions are vulnerable to heat illness, particularly those workers doing physically taxing tasks or wearing bulky protective equipment. Some evidence has shown temporary staff may be at greater risk in these… Read more »

How Frequently Should You Give Employees Safety Training?

Safety training is a crucial responsibility of every employer, as it helps to protect employees from illness and injury. Safety training is mandatory for employers under federal guidelines, but should also be seen as an investment in employees, and one that can lower company insurance premiums.  So, how frequently should a company be performing safety training? A good place to start is to consult your local… Read more »

Slips, Trips, and Falls are the Number One Threat to Your Workers’ Safety

Each year, accidents collectively known as “slips, trips and falls” cause tens of thousands of on-the-job injuries and far too many fatalities. The most common causes of slip, trip and fall accidents are slippery walking and working surfaces caused by the spilling of liquids. These types of accidents can also be caused by uneven flooring… Read more »