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Stay Safe Without Losing Your Cool

August 11, 2015

Keeping cool is especially important in the scorching summer heat, and all of your protective equipment can really weigh you down. But before you start neglecting your personal safety, check out this gear to keep you cool and keep you working.   Cooling Towel Wrapping a cooling towel around your neck will not only keep […]

National Work Zone Awareness Week

March 24, 2015

March 23rd-27th is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), five days dedicated to preventing work zone fatalities by encouraging safe driving through highway work zones and construction sites. Since its launch in 2000, this campaign has significantly reduced work-related fatalities, and this year’s theme is the exact same theme used fifteen years ago at its […]

Eye Wellness and Safety in the Workplace

March 4, 2015

Sight is one of our most valuable senses — especially when it comes to getting our jobs done right. However, sometimes the workplace can put this precious asset at risk. Each day, more than 2,000 American workers suffer an eye injury, and nearly one million Americans have lost some of their sight due to a […]

National Burn Awareness Week

February 2, 2015

We are in the midst of National Burn Awareness Week, seven days dedicated to bring awareness to the hazards of burns, fires, and scalding. The focus of this first week in February is to make known the measures of preventing future burn and scalding incidents. Burns are among the worst injuries the human body can […]

Why Implementing Employee Drug Testing Is Worth The Cost

December 3, 2014

 Implementing an effective employee drug testing program has many organizational benefits for your business. It promotes employee safety and a more productive workplace, not to mention that it is simply good business sense. While there are expenses to testing your employees, the advantages of drug testing make it worth the cost. 1.  9% of organizations […]

5 Grossest Office Cold & Flu Habits

December 2, 2014

Tis’ the season for the office and workplace to be full of sniffly noses, scratchy throats, cacophonous coughing, and blowing noses. Germs, bacteria and disease are being spread all around the desks, common areas and work sites. Not only is this bad for hygiene and work productivity, sometimes it’s downright GROSS. According to infectioncontroltoday.com, the […]

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standard Violations for Fiscal Year 2014

September 29, 2014

The top ten most frequently cited workplace safety violations for FY 2014 was presented by Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs,  at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo in San Diego, according to www.inddist.com. The fiscal year runs from Oct. 1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014. OHC has added […]

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