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Summer’s Coming!

Posted May 22, 2017

It’s finally here at last! The season for warm weather, grilling and picnics, water activities, travel, and outdoor play! Practicing common sense and safety will keep you looking good, feeling good, and you won’t miss out on any of the fun. Continue reading →

Heads Up!

Posted May 15, 2017

Whether it’s at a construction site, in the factory or manufacturing plant, or in the office, our common spaces can become crowded at times. Avoid collisions or near misses in the workplace. Not only will these tips keep you safe, they are common courtesy. Continue reading →

Fall Prevention

Posted May 8, 2017

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. Continue reading →

Know What’s Bugging You

Posted May 1, 2017

As the weather warms up it is likely that we will be working outdoors, side-by-side with some potentially hazardous insects. Here are some samples of bothersome bugs that could result in serious health hazards. Continue reading →

Workers’ Memorial Day is April 28

Posted April 24, 2017

Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit ourselves to the fight for safe and healthful workplaces for all workers. It is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their workers. Continue reading →

Construction Zone Safety

Posted April 17, 2017

Flagger SignOn average, more than 700 people die in crashes that occur in construction and maintenance work zones. This includes more than 100 workers at these road construction sites.

When traveling through construction zones, remember…we’re all in this together. Continue reading →

Safety Shortcuts

Posted April 10, 2017

Most of us know that accidents are caused by only two things – unsafe acts or practices, and unsafe conditions. Some of us even know that 9 out of 10 accidents are the result of unsafe acts, or things we do when we know better. This is kind of strange if you think about it. We have more to fear from our own actions than from any other job hazards around us. Why do we deliberately expose ourselves to injury every day? Continue reading →

Spring Training

Posted April 3, 2017

I’ll bet you didn’t know that working for your company automatically got you a position on the company safety team. The safety manager, let’s call him “Coach,” is a firm believer that, as a team, we win together and we lose together. So we all need to be peak performance players.

Here are some notes from Coach’s playbook: Continue reading →

10 Key Attributes of Injury Free Workers

Posted March 27, 2017

The following attributes and characteristics are the result of a nearly 10 year study and countless hours of personal interviews with employees who have worked their entire careers injury free. Continue reading →

Establishing a Safe Work Environment

Posted March 20, 2017

It takes both the employer and employee, working together, to establish a safe work environment. Continue reading →