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3 Categories of Respiratory Hazards in the Workplace

3 Categories of Respiratory Hazards in the Workplace

Many workplace environments are exposed to a range of respiratory hazards. To safely protect yourself and your employees from these hazards, it's important to understand what they are and how they affect people. With that information, you'll be able to choose the...

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

A back injury is one of the most disabling injuries in America. In the workplace, there are a number of ways we put our back at risk of injury every day, most of which are preventable. Whether you're an employee who sits at a desk in an office setting, or you manage a...

Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace: 3 Key Basics

Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace: 3 Key Basics

Bloodborne pathogen awareness is an important safety topic for any workplace where employees could potentially encounter any bloodborne pathogen. The first step to planning proper safety procedures is ensuring you and your employees understand what bloodborne...

GHS Label Requirements for Shipping

GHS Label Requirements for Shipping

The essential goal of hazard communication is to ensure that anyone coming into contact with a hazardous chemical has the reliable, practical, and comprehensible information they need to take effective preventative and protective measures for their health and safety....

Winter Driving Tips for Employees

Winter Driving Tips for Employees

When you drive for work, it's important to take extra care during the winter. Especially in cold, snowy climates like Michigan, winter weather can hit hard, making it difficult to drive safely. Before you head out on any drive this winter, be sure you've reviewed and...

5 Workplace Fire Safety Tips

5 Workplace Fire Safety Tips

Maintaining a safe work environment includes a quality workplace fire prevention program. October is fire safety month, making this a great time to review your fire safety program. Here are 5 workplace fire safety tips to get you started! #1 Minimize Workplace Fire...

10 Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

10 Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

Today, any office or workplace setting operates on electricity. Electrical equipment, from computers to machinery can all be potentially hazardous and can cause shock and burn injuries if improperly used or maintained. Though most general personnel don't need...

How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

How to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a constantly changing situation. It seems that every state and region has its own guidelines for safety, and there's a lot of information going around about how you can keep yourself safe — what methods work, and which do not. If you're...

Disinfecting Against the COVID-19 Virus at Work

Disinfecting Against the COVID-19 Virus at Work

As companies and workers return to business, disinfection and frequent cleaning is still absolutely necessary. As you likely know, the COVID-19 virus is known to live on surfaces for hours, if not days, which means that proper disinfection is essential to the safety...

5 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

5 Basic First Aid Tips for the Workplace

Understanding basic first aid for the workplace is an essential component of creating a safe environment within your business or organization. When your employees are trained in basic first aid, they will be able to respond quickly and appropriately to a workplace...

What is Lockout/Tagout?

What is Lockout/Tagout?

Lockout/Tagout, aka LOTO, is one of those safety terms that gets thrown around a lot. So if you've been wondering "what is lockout tagout?" here's what you need to know: The OSHA standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy is also known as Lockout/Tagout. A LOTO...

OSHA Training Expectations for an Active Shooter Incident

OSHA Training Expectations for an Active Shooter Incident

It's no secret that America is facing a tragic battle against active shooters. Unfortunately, a number of these incidents occur in the workplace. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016 report, in today's workforce, the incident of an armed...