October 30, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Silica Testing – How to Comply With The New Standard

If you attended this year’s #NSCExpo, you may have noticed an emphasis on silica protection and compliance. During last Monday’s session, experts dove deep into the OSHA mandated regulations for silica exposure, and the challenges high risk industries face. In particular, safety experts addressed how the construction industry is approaching compliance, versus those that fall 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 »

August 15, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Do Your Employees Know How to Prevent Silica Exposure?

When we think of hazards in the workplace, our minds typically focus on physical accidents.  But could employees be at risk for injury while doing their regular jobs? Absolutely!– if they are exposed to silica. Why is Silica Dangerous? Although crystalline silica dust may seem harmless, due to the particles being at least 100 times 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 »

July 6, 2018 - Heather Jackson

Does It Matter If Your Employees Are Tired At Work?

Do your employees ever come to work tired or sluggish? Do they have a chronic case of ‘the Monday’s?’ If so, poor sleep may be to blame! Read on to learn why sleepiness causes a high risk of injury and how you (as the employer) can create a safer workplace for all. Why Sleep Deprivation Read More »

June 27, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

Early and Often Silica Testing Could Have Changed Carl’s Life

Spend less than a minute with Carl and you can immediately see his pride and joy comes from Charlie, his varsity baseball playing grandson.  Carl recites batting averages and game stats as though he were the one playing in the game. Unfortunately, Carl has to watch the games not from the stands, but from videos Read More »

May 23, 2018 - Holly Foxworth

3 Ways to Help Employees Protect Themselves Against Silica

Supporting your employee’s ongoing health and wellness has been shown to lead to greater employee job satisfaction and productivity. What better way to accomplish this than helping them to minimize their exposure to Silica, and support a healthy team of employees for the long haul? Silica Exposure is a Silent Killer  Smaller than a grain 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 »