June is National Safety Month
The National Safety Council (NSC) dedicates the month of June each year to reminding everyone about ways to remain safe on the job. This year the program celebrates its 25th anniversary and has established four key topics, one for each week of the month.
Staying Safe on Road Construction Sites
It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week! Keeping your employees safe when on a road construction site takes planning and expertise. Because of the many risks involved, you must be proactive to keep everyone safe.
8 Winter Jobsite Safety Tips
Employers have a responsibility to provide workers with a place of employment that is free from recognized hazards, including those brought on by winter weather.
Falling Object Safety During Outdoor Work
“Struck By” is a leading cause of fatal and non-fatal worker accidents, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s also one of OSHA’s “Fatal Four” causes of construction deaths. Learn what you can do on your job sites to minimize this enormous and expensive risk.
Technology for Road Construction
Road construction risks the lives of drivers and workers on a daily basis. In fact, work zone fatalities for drivers, passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists are all on the rise.
Jobsite Safety for Rising Temperatures
Construction workers face a variety of risks on a daily basis. Many are obvious, such as slips, trips and falls; heavy lifting and large, moving vehicles. However, not all risks are this clear to see. One of the most dangerous and often overlooked hazards is heat.
Fall Prevention and Safety
Millions of people are treated for fall-related injuries every year. They’re also the third leading cause of injury-related deaths and one of the most common claims received by Amerisure. The good news? Falls are preventable with a few simple precautions.
How Does the Internet of Things Support Proactive Safety?
According to the National Safety Council, a workplace injury occurs every seven seconds. That adds up to more than 4,500,000 injuries every year. While companies can use traditional measures to counteract these risks, technology is making it easier to keep workers safe and understand patterns of loss.