For the fourth week of safety month, we’re highlighting slips, trips, and falls. These incidents are some of the leading causes of workplace-related injuries and fatalities. Slips, trips, and falls are technically three distinct things, although they are often categorized together. Let’s define each term to differentiate each incident. (more…)
We’re focusing on forklift-related injuries during the third week of safety month. Across the country, forklift-related injuries take eight more days away from work than other types of injuries. An Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) study in the U.S. determined about 25% of all forklift-related injuries are related to inadequate training. (more…)
Welding is a well-paid, highly skilled trade, but if safety is not taken seriously, welders can suffer serious injuries. Every year, 500,000 workers are exposed to welding hazards, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These safety recommendations should be kept in mind when dealing with the general risks of most welding jobs. (more…)
June is National Safety Month, and what better way to kick off the celebration than with a few workplace safety tips? Today we will focus on office environment safety and what to look out for.
Office Injuries Can Have a Huge Impact
Office safety is an important issue. We do not frequently hear of incidents because they are typically minor, but some specific dangers in this environment lead to severe injuries.
People often first think of workstation ergonomics when considering safety in the office. In in-office environments, companies should provide the tools to ensure workers maintain good ergonomic positioning when at their workstations. (more…)
Reading about proper back support, correct lifting techniques, and eye protection tips can be tedious. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth discussing. If you’re looking to up your safety game, check out these handy graphics chock-full of tips.
Have you ever encountered a safety issue at work? What was it like? Let us know in the comments section below!
We’re back with another set of safety tips for National Safety Month.
Does your job involve time spent climbing ladders? Maybe you need to restock product on the top shelf or repair a leaky roof. Whatever your reason, ladders are a necessary tool to get the job done. However, they can also be deadly.
Every year, 500,000 people are treated for ladder-related injuries, and 300 of those incidents end up being fatal. To make sure your name doesn’t end up on that annual list, check out these important safety tips.