Monthly Archives: March 2017


Prevention is the solution to the problem of injury cost


Every year, more than 3 million workers are seriously injured, and thousands more are killed on the job. In a new report, OSHA details the enormous financial and social cost of these injuries, which are largely borne by workers, their families, and taxpayers. In the [...]

Prevention is the solution to the problem of injury cost2017-09-27T19:39:16-05:00

Yard Chore Safety Tips


The following safety precautions and tips will help keep you safe and injury free while you are working in your yard. Take 5 to 10 minutes to warm up your muscles by doing light exercises or stretching before starting your yard work. Dress properly for working outside [...]

Yard Chore Safety Tips2017-09-27T19:37:38-05:00

Back Safety at Work


Practicing Back Safety at Work Plan Ahead Your body is most vulnerable when you have not moved for extended periods of time, such as when you get to your work site. Plan ahead for your workday by sleeping for eight hours and waking up refreshed. [...]

Back Safety at Work2017-09-27T19:34:28-05:00

22 Keys to Safe Forklift Operation


OSHA, most forklift accidents can be attributed to lack of safe operating procedures, lack of safety rule enforcement, and insufficient or inadequate training. Many employees are injured when forklifts are inadvertently driven off loading docks or fall between docks and an unsecured trailer. Other workers [...]

22 Keys to Safe Forklift Operation2017-09-27T19:33:10-05:00

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month


The gift of sight is irreplaceable. Thousands of eye injuries occur in the workplace each year, which makes wearing proper eye protection so important. All it takes is a tiny sliver of metal, particle of dust or splash of chemical to cause significant and permanent [...]

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month2017-09-27T19:31:27-05:00
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