Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Construction Industry

Nearly one-third of reportable injuries and 40% of fatalities in construction result from slips, trips, and falls. These injuries result in 50% more days away from work than other injuries. Slips, trips, and falls can be caused by slick spots, debris, clutter, and unsafe stairs or ladders.

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Come see us at the NSC Expo 2017 September 25-27

Come see SafetySkills at NSC Expo 2017, held  September 25-29. We’ll be in the expo at booth #7464. Meet…

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The Right to Understand: Hazard Communication in Construction

OSHA’s Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) standard is a vital part of making sure workers understand the chemical hazards they face…

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Preventing Injuries from Broken Laboratory Glassware

No matter when and where it happens, broken glassware is an inconvenience at best. But when laboratory glassware breaks, it can do a lot of harm. Injuries from broken glassware can range from a small cut to a serious health risk.

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Safe Trip Planning for Over-the-Road Drivers

Delivery drivers are trained to drive, maintain and inspect their vehicles. They also need to be trained to plan…

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Electrical Safety on the Job

Working with or around electricity exposes employees to dangers such as electric shock, fires and explosions. Fortunately, most of these dangers can be easily prevented if employees are trained to identify and avoid electrical hazards.

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What is “Competency-Based” Safety Training?

Competencies are measurable behavioral objectives used to define the actions a learner should be able to perform, and the level of skill that learner must be able to demonstrate when performing that action, in order for the learner to be considered fully trained.

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Competency Mapping

How to Effectively Perform Competency Mapping

Competency mapping is a process of linking employees to job duties, job duties to hazards, and hazards to training…

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SafetySkills Partners with the University of South Florida and American Safety Council to Offer OSHA-Authorized Training

Beginning in May, clients of SafetySkills’ Learning Management System (LMS) will have the option of choosing to add OSHA-authorized…

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