Electrical Safety Tips
The construction industry has the highest percentage of electrical fatalities out of all industries.
While electricity is a crucial component in a construction project's success, it poses a risk of harmful shock, horrific burns or fatal electrocution. These accidents can occur when workers come into contact with power lines, wiring, transformers or other electrical machinery.
If a natural disaster were to strike, would your company be ready? Has your management team hardened the business to continue operating in case of a disaster?
With natural catastrophes growing in number and severity, businesses more than ever need to have in place plans for a quick recovery for the sake of their investors, customers, employees and vendors.
Be Extra Careful Driving in Work Zones
Some of the riskiest locations for roadway collisions are work zones, as they often result in changes in traffic patterns and right of way, along with workers present and large commercial vehicles on the scene.
In response to growing heat-related illnesses in the workplace, Fed-OSHA has announced a new program aimed at preventing such illness.
All large corporations and national businesses have someone in charge of risk management, if not a whole department.
The safe use of heavy equipment is critical when machinery such as bulldozers, graders or ground-moving equipment is used in the construction of new homes, bridges, shopping malls or other commercial buildings.
The latest trend in workplace safety best practices is tracking "leading indicators" - or measuring performance based on the lessons learned from past events - to reduce the chances of future injuries.
The old saying goes "April showers bring May flowers." However, those same showers can also bring something unwanted: water damage.
One workers' compensation claim can send your experience modifier spiraling out of control if the injured employee stays away from work for an extended period of time.
When was the last time you or the person responsible for doing so walked around your facility, warehouse, office or other workplace and did a safety inspection?
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