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.
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.
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.
This is an article based on coaching I have performed for leaders at WestRock. It discusses the leader’s role in creating an injury free culture, where employees make the safe choice every time. It highlights the importance of regular safety observation and messaging and the necessary aspects of creating this culture.
Wrenches, jacks and moving parts—oh my! There are a lot of dangers associated with the work done in the automotive industry, and safety managers are tasked with helping workers avoid them all.
Bonuses, a party and some kind words from the head honcho are great gifts every employee looks forward to, but what about safety?
In honor of the approaching holidays, here are some safety tips any company can incorporate to make sure everyone is able to spend time with their family instead of nursing an injury.
What do small and large businesses have in common? The responsibility to protect their employees. While larger businesses are making strides to eradicate workplace injuries by integrating safety management software, the smaller businesses lag behind without a system in place.