Did you know that more workers are killed in motor vehicle accidents each year than any other cause. Statistics show that, distracted driving accidents killed more than 3,o00 people in 2012 & injured 416,000 in 2010. To prevent distracted driving, OSHA recommends that companies prohibit texting while driving, declaring vehicles “text-free zones.” OSHA also recommends […]
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Heat Illness Prevention in Outdoor Workers
OSHA has launched a campaign to prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. There are many on the job factors that are a risk to your employees. However, this time of year heat illness can be just as deadly, but it is preventable. Three words: Water, Rest, and Shade OSHA recommends a few tips for your […]
Coming up, National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Thinking about weather on this rainy day? Well, coming up, is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, from May 25th to May 31st. OSHA has complied resources for employers and workers, including information on hurricane warnings, hazards and precautions that should be taken after a hurricane has occurred. Please visit for more information: https://www.osha.gov/dts/weather/hurricane/index.html Stay Sa...
Worker Safety in Hospitals
Did you know that hospitals rank as one of the most hazardous places to work? Read OSHA’s Worker Safety in Hospitals for helpful tips and resources. “In 2011, U.S. hospitals recorded 253,700 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 6.8 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate […]
Benefits: Injury & Illness Prevention Programs
Presented by OSHA, Employers and their employees discuss the benefits of Injury and Illness Prevention Programs. In the video, Dr. David Michaels is quoted, “Every day in America 12 workers are killed on the job. And every year in America more than 3 million workers are seriously injured.” These injuries are preventable. Watch now […]
Construction: Safety and Prevention
Safety and Prevention are key to your workplace. OSHA is holding a “Safety Stand-down” to discuss safety topics such as ladder safety, personal protective equipment and scaffold safety. Join OSHA during the week of June 2-6, 2014. https://www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown/ “Fall Prevention Training Guide, a Lesson Plan for Employees,” is available from OSHA: https://www.osh...