December 11, 2018 - Heather Jackson

5 Easy Ways to Prevent Electrical Accidents in the Workplace

Every year, over 4,000 injuries and 300 deaths are caused by electrical hazards. From electric shock to burns; slip and falls to electrocution, electrical negligence can become a catastrophic danger for employees in the workplace. Are you doing your part to prevent these types of accidents from taking place in the first place? By identifying Read More »

December 5, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

5 Holiday Workplace Safety Concerns (+Solutions!)

Festive celebrations, flickering lights and a flurry of activities are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they can also lead to dangers in the workplace. Keep your employees safe by keeping these five dangers commonplace during the holidays! 1. Fatigue Of all of the months to keep a close eye on having tired employees at Read More »

November 27, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

The 411 on First Aid Measures

Nobody likes them, but sometimes they happen…injuries and illnesses that is!  But does every injury and illness require formal medical treatment, resulting in a recordable outcome? Not if you know your OSHA First Aid Treatments. What is First Aid? First aid is medical attention that is typically administered immediately after an injury or illness occurs. Read More »

October 16, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Silica Testing Solutions For a Healthier Workforce

OSHA has set a new silica standard in place, beginning June 23, 2018 – which affects over 2 million workers exposed to crystalline silica in the United States. Silica exposure can cause dangerous diseases including: active tuberculosis, kidney disease, lung cancer and silicosis. In an effort to stay compliant and keep their workforce healthy and safe, silica Read More »

October 15, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

You Weren’t Injured in Your Car Accident- Or Were You?

Ever heard the phrase “things aren’t always as they appear”?  Never has that been more accurate than with minor motor vehicle accidents.  What you believe to be a non-issue can quickly escalate, resulting in costly medical fees and unnecessary recordable outcomes. Read on as we explain why an employee may initially deny injury, but later Read More »

September 18, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Workplace Injury IS Preventable…Here’s How

Nobody wants to have an injury on their watch. Yet every 7 seconds an employee becomes injured at work! Aside from the financial implications for the employer, the long term effects to the employee are often severe and debilitating. The truth about injury prevention is simple: most work-related injuries are preventable. By focusing on health Read More »

September 10, 2018 - Heather Jackson

4 Ways to Improve Construction Site Safety

If you’re a supervisor or manager in the construction industry, it’s not enough to expect safety out of your employees. You must make safety a priority by leading with example before the shift begins and throughout. Planning, training  and providing employees with a safe working environment is the key to keeping workers free of injury. Here’s Read More »

August 21, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

3 Key Indicators You Need An Occupational Health Program

You may think an occupational health program is a complex undertaking, right?  Wrong! Employee health doesn’t have to be hard. Learn how to achieve a streamlined occupational health program for your entire workforce, keeping dollars in your pocket from day one! What Is Occupational Health? Safety doesn’t have to be complicated. To keep workers safe, healthy and Read More »

August 7, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Why Is Random Drug Testing Important In The Workplace?

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, drug use in the workplace causes these four main issues: High accident/injury rate; Fatal accidents; Absenteeism; Loss of production. But why? If you don’t know the real value that comes from random drug testing, what are the odds you’re going to drug test your employees Read More »

July 26, 2018 - Heather Jackson

What Does an Employee Injury Cost?

Employee injury of any magnitude (no matter how minor or major it may be) can amount to the employer paying a steep price. Learn what an employee’s workplace injury really costs you and a simple solution to keep your workforce safer than ever! What is a Workplace Injury Costing You? As an employer, it’s important Read More »