Aside from the obvious benefit of keeping employees safe, healthy, and productive – along with meeting the OSHA workplace safety standards – health and safety training makes financial sense for employers.
Dec 2-6 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. Research shows that older drivers are more likely – than their younger counterparts – to adopt safe behaviors such as wearing a seat belt and complying with speed limits.
However, those age 55 and older have twice the risk of dying in a work-related crash than younger workers do. One possible reason is that older persons are more likely to be injured if they are in a crash, and more likely to die if they are injured.
Are you prepared to fall back this weekend? The seasonal time change creates a higher risk for injuries at work.
Employers and staff should be aware of the possible effects on safety caused by the loss of sleep brought on by the daylight saving time changes.
OSHA’s Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2019 are out. For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection is OSHA’s was most frequently cited violation standard – while most of the list remained largely unchanged from last year.
The OSHA Top 10 list is a helpful guide for understanding just how America’s businesses are in complying with the basic rules of workplace safety.
N95 Day observance is dedicated to highlighting the N95 filtering facepiece respirator information. It is also used to disseminate important information about powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), half mask, and full facepiece respirators (elastomerics).
Labor Day is a great time to remember the importance workplace safety. Most of us show up to work each day and we take it for granted that we will return home safely. Sadly, that is not always the case. The fact is – every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job – and each injury is preventable.
If you are under age 18, there may be limits on the hours you work, the jobs you do, and the equipment you use. Likewise, your employer has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Learn more about young worker rights and safety.
OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive occupational safety and health (OSH) programs in all workplaces.
Implementing a safety and health program can not only reduce worker injuries – but can also save a business money and improve competitiveness.
Know Your Rights! Every worker has the right to a safe workplace under the OSH Act. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards.
Ladder safety training instructs safe ladder practices in construction and painting, building and custodial services, warehousing, power, manufacturing, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, and at home.