Fall Prevention Awareness Week started Saturday, September 22 this year. Have you included it on your priority list?
In our first part of this four-part blog series, we discussed the importance of creating and practicing a plan to handle unexpected disasters. Part of every emergency plan should also include life-saving skills and methods that can give you and your team the best chance of survival during a threat.
Your company’s safety program is only as good as the training you provide to your team. How else can you hold them accountable for upholding policies and procedures that are meant to protect them at work?
Workplace safety is a primary concern for any organization. To support your safety initiatives, it’s important to create safety guidelines for every worker to follow and encourage them to practice good habits while at work.
Safety inspections are a natural part of the job for EHS managers. If you’ve been working in health and safety for any length of time, you may find that most inspections look and function the same, often without turning up anything too significant.
According to the CDC, ladders account for nearly 20% of fall injuries in the workplace, which makes them one of the most dangerous items in your organization.
Safety awareness might seem moot in many organizations. Most people know the general safety rules that apply to any work situation, even if they’re brand new to your company. They also sit through their fair share of safety training each year and are constantly reminded of rules and procedures via the OSHA posters on the break room walls.