In 2019, as in each of the two years prior, overexertion accounted for more than 31% of all occupational injuries involving days away from work. But what exactly does overexertion mean? What kind of injuries does that include and how can you work more safely?Read more
Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety
One important aspect a human resources team handles is employee training. Much like HR in general, this can include many things, but it doesn’t always include safety training. However, perhaps it should.
While so much of the occupational health and safety (OHS) industry these days is about being proactive and recognizing — and then hopefully eliminating — hazards before they can even become an issue, accidents do still happen. And when they do, everyone needs to be prepared.Read more
Toolbox talks are small group discussions that easily and quickly highlight safety topics in a less formal way than a strict trainingRead more
So how do you decide which training software is right for your team? Here we will highlight some things you should consider before making such an important investment.Read more
Conducting a JHA will help you understand the most hazardous jobs in your workplace, what those specific hazards entail, and corrective and preventive measures you can take to reduce or completely eliminate the likelihood of accidents, injuries and illnesses.Read more
Learn about several summer jobsite hazards you need to be aware of to keep your employees safe and to avoid workplace illness or incidents.Read more