On Friday, February 15, 2019, a gunman named Gary Martin shot and killed five of his coworkers, wounded one coworker, and injured five police officers.
Category: Workplace Safety
These safety training tips and tools will help you to increase awareness of safety practices, achieve compliance with OHSA rules and regulations, and reduce your risk of workplace incidents.
Last year, Google made international headlines but probably not for reasons it was pleased with. The big news involved 20,000 Google staff who walked out in protest over what they saw as discrimination, racism, sexual harassment, and a workplace culture they argued poorly handled such incidents.
In October, domestic violence training became mandatory for Nashville metro employees, and many other states and employers are beginning to offer or already do offer this type of training, too. But should you? First, consider the information outlined below.
Although newer research suggests that people are actually less depressed and less suicidal around the holidays, the World Health Organization reports that the number of people living around the world with depression increased 18.4% between 2005 and 2015, and that suicide was the second leading cause of death among those individuals aged 15 to 29 […]
Yesterday, we discussed behavioral intervention in the workplace and some of its benefits. Today’s post will highlight more information about how you can begin to develop and execute a behavioral intervention plan and strategy for your organization.
Stress in the workplace is now a widespread epidemic. According to extensive research conducted by The American Institute of Stress, 40% of workers reported their job was “very” or “extremely” stressful, and 80% of workers feel stress on the job. And it costs U.S. businesses $190 billion in annual healthcare costs alone—$300 billion in total. […]
Safety is a key concern in any industry; however, it’s clear that some professions are more dangerous than others. Serious injury is more likely on an oil rig or mining operation than in an office setting.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are more things you can do to ensure your employees are properly prepared for emergencies and disasters.
In 2017, there were 10,000 deaths caused by natural disasters worldwide. And a lot of those occurred while people were on the job. In addition, research shows that the number of recorded natural disasters has increased quite a bit in the past century. So, it’s still critical, perhaps now more than ever, that we’re well-prepared […]
According to one report by the National Center for Transgender Equality, 90% of the 6,450 transgender and gender-nonconforming people who were surveyed reported “experiencing harassment or mistreatment on the job or took actions to avoid it.” And a whopping 47% of the individuals surveyed reported being fired, not hired, or denied a promotion because of […]