March 28, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Snake Bites – The #1 Question Everybody Wants to Know! (Infographic)

As we wave goodbye to Mr. Winter and welcome the warm sunny days of spring and summer, there is one safety topic that quickly becomes top of mind – snake bite injuries! Do you know what types of snakes pose the biggest danger?  What about steps to take if an employee sustains a bite?  Join Read More »

January 21, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Injury Rise Per Industry – Your 2019 Guide

Every organization will be impacted by employee injury. As the employer, you’ll be hit financially with direct medical costs, but your entire workforce will be hit with the indirect impact (absence of a full workforce, loss of productivity, overtime to replace the injured worker). By staying on top of injury trends, you can take preventative Read More »

December 27, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Employer’s Guide: How To Prevent Fatigue in the Workplace

Overexertion is the leading cause of non-fatal workplace accidents, resulting in often serious (and even fatal) injuries. According to the National Safety Council, it accounts for the largest contributor to worker’s compensation costs. The bigger question remains: does fatigue play a role in occupational injury – and can employers do something about it? Let’s dive in Read More »

December 20, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Cold Stress Injury – Are My Employees At Risk?

Did you know… that if your employees suffer from cold related illness, it can cause permanent tissue damage, and even death? With moderation, working in cold conditions doesn’t present any danger. Working in excess, it can cause serious injury. In this post, we’ll go over the major risks when exposed to extreme temperatures and provide Read More »

July 13, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

5 Excuses Employees Give to Escape Reasonable Suspicion Testing

“You know, Ryan’s behavior seems a little bit peculiar today,” you think to yourself.  I wonder if he could be under the influence of something.” As a supervisor working closely with employees, you are often the first line of defense when it comes to recognizing signs of drug or alcohol impairment and maintaining a safe Read More »

June 11, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Your Ultimate Guide To Delivering the Perfect Toolbox Talk

Are you delivering your toolbox talks with an impact, or is your tone causing them to tune out? To encourage your employees to actively listen and respond to safety measures, you’ve got to bring out a new role in your leadership position: that of motivational speaker! Here’s how to deliver the perfect toolbox talk so Read More »

June 5, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Your Employee Was Just Bitten By A Snake. Now What?

Did you know that over 8,000 people every year are bitten by snakes in the United States? The unfortunate truth is, outdoor workers pose an even greater risk for snake bites. The risk isn’t limited to venomous bites either–serious workplace injury can result from a seemingly ‘harmless’, non-venom bite which may cause an allergic reaction Read More »

April 29, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Silica Testing Compliance – No Time to Waste!

With over 2.3 million U.S. employees being exposed to silica in the workplace, you may be asking yourself three basic questions: Who is at Risk? Any employee who is exposed to respirable crystalline silica is at risk.  OSHA defines respirable crystalline silica as very small particles at least 100 times smaller than ordinary sand you might find Read More »

November 27, 2017 - Holly Foxworth

New Blood Pressure Health Guidelines, Less Impacts More

Who would not be excited to hear that rates are dropping? Good news, your interest rate has decreased…. Wow, your mortgage has been lowered…. Yippee, the price has gone down… Unfortunately, for almost half of Americans (46%), this is not one of those times! The American Heart Association recently published new health guidelines, recommending treatment Read More »