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 »