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.
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.
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.
Continued from yesterday’s post, here are five additional ways you can tackle the opioid epidemic in the workplace.
Since 2012, the number of people dying from drug- or alcohol-related causes while on the job has been growing by at least 25% annually (Bureau of Labor Statistics). And that’s just inside the workplace! According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 116 people died every day in 2016 from an opioid overdose, […]
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here’s more information regarding what you need to know about shootings and violence in the workplace.
Upsettingly, active shooter drills are becoming commonplace in schools across the United States. And after the workplace shooting that happened at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California, on April 3, active shooter drills are going to become commonplace at various companies, too.
According to The National Safety Council, work-related injuries and deaths cost society about $142.5 million every year. And while the total number of reported workplace injuries and deaths may be down in recent years, there are still many important things to take note of in the realm of workplace health and safety in 2018.
Internal recruitment has long been a crucial element of filling key roles within organizations. Such internal staff adjustments have a number of benefits; however, despite the benefits, many companies struggle to identify those employees who can and should be moved to a different role, whether laterally to a new function or upward into a position […]