January 31, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Motivate Employees to Be Their ‘Safest Self’ – What Really Works?

It’s the million dollar question: how do we keep  employees safe and injury free for a sustainable work environment everyone benefits from?  This blog post will examine the ways you can provide effective, long-lasting leadership practices that makes an impact on the mental and physical well-being of an organization. Appreciate Your Workers as People, Not a Read More »

January 30, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Asbestos Exposure: Who’s Most at Risk?

Are your employees at risk for asbestos exposure? While there’s no cure for asbestos related illness and disease, there are simple preventative measures you can take to protect workers and minimize their risk. Learn what you can do to minimize asbestos related illness and disease for the long haul. What’s Asbestos? Typically used as a Read More »

January 28, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Can you Predict When an Employee Is No Longer Able to Work Safely?

At the start of their shift, your employees may give 110 percent to their duties performed. But at some point, the distractions of their environment around them, complacency – and most dangerously – fatigue can kick in. At times this may be inevitable, but at what point does it become unsafe? Learn how to detect Read More »

January 24, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Will You Detect Edible Marijuana Before It Causes An Injury?

As an employer, you want to trust that when employees arrive for work each day, they are presenting their “best self”. Productive.  Safe.  Contributing to your businesses goals and objectives. But what happens when that integrity is called into question?  Do you really know what you are up against? How confident are your impairment detection 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 »

January 18, 2019 - Heather Jackson

5 Best Practice Tips to Manage Employee Absence

One of the greatest ongoing challenges for employers is effectively monitoring, controlling and reducing absenteeism. While no one can altogether prevent injury from taking place, you can take measures to minimize the time your employees spend away from work. How to Lower the Risk According to the OSHA, 4.1 million U.S. employees experience work-related injuries Read More »

January 14, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Could Workplace Bullying Become Your Next Safety Issue?

Gone are the days of considering bullying, harassment, and violence only the problems of your human resource department.  They are now your next safety issue in the workplace! As explained at the 2018 Safety Leadership Conference, what ends as a violent act starts out slowly as incivility, or the intent to harm a worker. Negative Read More »

January 11, 2019 - Heather Jackson

Will Sitting All Day Increase Your Risk of Injury?

According to the Institute For Work and Health, sitting for prolonged periods may adversely affect workers’ health. While this may not be a surprise to some, the growing list of long-term negative health effects may be. If your employees sit for long periods of time, you can help them achieve a healthier outcome, and reduce Read More »

January 10, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

Shocking Truth: Automated External Defibrillators Saves Lives

With over 6,000 workplace fatalities reported to OSHA each year including heart attacks, electric shock and asphyxia, we have to ask ourselves: “Is there something more we could be doing from a first-aid standpoint to save employee lives in the workplace?”  According to OSHA, there is! How AEDs Work As referenced in OSHA’s Best Practices Read More »

January 7, 2019 - Holly Foxworth

How to Save a Life in the Workplace with CPR

Did you know there are over 220,000 victims of sudden cardiac arrest per year in the United States with approximately 10,000 occurring in the workplace? Would you be surprised to know that waiting for the arrival of emergency medical system personnel results in only 5-7% survival? When emergency strikes in the workplace, knowing how to Read More »