Most people who’ve worked in an office have experienced a seemingly perpetual mess around the coffee machine, a messy restroom, or a culture of cluttered desks. Many, if not most, offices have a dedicated cleaner or cleaning crew, depending on the size of the company.
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.
Violence struck at the heart of the Arizona legal community this summer. Over two days in early June, gunshots rang out at a law firm and the offices of two mental health professionals who often serve as court witnesses. For several days while the shooter remained at large, legal workplaces in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and surrounding […]
Thirty states have now legalized marijuana use for medicinal purposes, while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and Washington, D.C. And as many states across the country become more lenient with their marijuana laws and regulations, organizations should seek out everything there is to know about marijuana and workplace safety and wellness. Continue reading […]
According to OSHA, nearly 2 million American workers report that they are victims of workplace violence each year. Unfortunately, even more instances of workplace violence go unreported each year, too, due to a lack of preventive measures, policies, or mandated workplace violence training programs.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here’s more information about what you need to know about workplace violence right now and what you can do as an L&D professional.
In 2018, it’s becoming imperative that every employer develop a comprehensive and effective workplace violence action plan, especially because the average workplace is now 18 times more likely to experience an incident of workplace violence than a fire, and active shooters are becoming much more likely.
Many companies institute various policies to promote employee safety. Some of these are for legal or regulatory reasons. For example, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has many rules and regulations companies must follow to avoid fines and other penalties.
Workplace safety is an important goal in any industry, but promoting and achieving safety is more challenging in some industries than in others.
Many of us have probably sat through safety moments at one job or another. These are brief periods of time taken—often at the start of the day or the beginning of a meeting—to discuss some topic related to safety. Experience often shows that some safety moments are less than impactful.
Compliance training is imperative for any organization, as it strives to keep an organization and all its employees safe and secure from physical, psychological, and legal harm. But, let’s face it: Sometimes, compliance training is just boring or hokey. And it can be hard to make it stick with your employees long term.