Topics: Workplace Health and Safety
The institutional and industrial cleaning industry helps prevent health risks for several working environments. But the industry itself comes with its own set of hazards, and since workers can move between several different work environments, it can be difficult for employers to control hazards.
We often talk about safety in terms of the United States and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. But for companies with an international presence, safety extends well beyond the reaches of OSHA and U.S. federal standards.
Textiles are an integral part of our lives, from the clothes we wear to the fabrics that cover our sofas, floors, windows, beds, and more.
Construction is an industry prone to hazards. If you work with concrete, that risk is higher than ever.
While every day requires an equal commitment to workplace safety, the month of February offers unique opportunities to spotlight special topics.
Topics: Release Notes
The reality of budget pressures from upper management is nothing new, especially for safety managers trying to argue program ROI. Whether your company is booming or you’re trying to stay ahead of an economic slowdown, safety managers have to be able to justify the success of their programs.
Communication is one of the most vital skills of an occupational safety professional. That’s because your job isn’t about hard hats or engineering controls – at their core, all safety jobs are about people, and you have to communicate with your workforce to understand what they need and keep them safe.
Keeping the workplace safe is a major endeavor, and one that can prove to be a real uphill battle if employees aren’t on board with the idea. Creating a culture of accountability in workplace safety is one of the best ways to get your workers all on the same page.
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