The most important asset for a company isn't its intellectual property or product, but the employee who either puts it together or sells to the customer.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently released best practice guidelines for health and safety management in the construction industry—its first such update in nearly 30 years.
While the announcement doesn't contain any changes in legislation, it does provide important and useful insights safety managers can absorb and disseminate throughout their workplaces.
Restaurant employees know the industry's stance on safety all too well. Frantic peak times where patrons never seem to stop entering the establishment may often mean protocol is tossed to the wayside, but it's time that changes.
Fostering a culture of safety among your employees not only facilitates a healthier and more engaged workforce, but the financial returns can be significant as well.
Workplace safety best practices are often intangible characteristics that employees take on as their own, so it makes sense that there are a few misconceptions floating around.
When there's not an exact science as to how to keep employees safe, there's bound to be confusion about what's true and what isn't. We're here to clear a few things up for you.
As you may know, the retail industry is vulnerable to employee and consumer injuries.
Slips and falls, musculoskeletal disorders and other commonplace injuries can plague both sides of the aisle—and cost companies a pretty penny. It's time to stop shelling out for avoidable accidents and take action to reduce the cost of safety claims moving forward.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration once again proved its allegiance to workers' health with a recent ruling that updates a decades-old beryllium exposure standard.
Every day, a mechanic should arrive at work focused on how he'll piece together an engine after repairing the flywheel rather than the dangers that come with the endeavor.
Mechanics and manufacturing employees are tasked with some of the most daunting repairs that stretch them to not only their limits mentally, but physically as well. With thousands of pounds of metal hanging above workers, sharp tools in use and repetitive motions a mainstay technique, it's clear more safety and precaution is needed to prevent some of the more foreseeable incidents.
Another year, another opportunity for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to inform business owners and safety managers alike of what regulations companies are violating the most.
The annual top 10 OSHA citations list has increasingly become a valuable tool in assessing workplace hazards and, when paired with a proactive approach to employee safety, can facilitate a much safer work environment.
You may have heard it before, but what's the real idea behind behavior-based safety—and is it right for your business?
There are various ways companies can approach health and safety in the workplace, but some work out better for certain organizations.
Safety managers must understand the intricacies in each strategy and map out how effective they would be in their particular workplaces.