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Third Annual Trench Safety Stand Down

This week, June 18-23, is the Trench Safety Stand Down, sponsored by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA), and supported by the Occupational Safety and Health Association. According to the NUCA the go...

3 Safety Tips For Working With Construction Vehicles

Vehicles and mobile equipment are a common sight at construction sites across the country. Without these valuable resources, workers would have a hard time performing their duties. However, such heavy duty tools also pose a significant safety risk for people either operati...

Safety Measures Vital During Construction Demolitions

Across the country, businesses must prioritize risk management and safe behavior. In few industries is this more important than in construction, where workers are in potentially dangerous situations on a daily basis - unless they take part in effective risk mitigation strateg...

3 Key Resources for Fleet Safety

Free Behavioral Assessment Is a Hiring & Training Tool   Driver error is overwhelmingly the root cause of vehicle crashes . While it might be human to err, it is more human to learn. Fleet managers, or those within company responsible for planning, controlling a...

Analyzing Risk: Santa's Safety

The holidays are a busy time of year, but no one has more to do than the man in the big red suit. From production to delivery, Santa has the biggest job of all — and such a large operation comes with many safety risks. This year, our risk management team provided Santa with a ...

Electrical Power Safety Checklist

The dangers associated with electricity and electrical power are more common and serious than we often realize. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), about five workers are electrocuted on a weekly basis. Very little electricity is needed to ...

Environment Plays Important Role in Workplace Safety

Employers understand the importance of a risk management plan and safety equipment when it comes to keeping workers out of harm's way on the job, but another factor - the work environment - can be just as crucial to the company's overall health.  In fact, a lack of sup...

New Resource Addresses Backing Construction Vehicle Hazards

A comprehensive focus on workplace safety can have an immense effect on a company. In the construction industry, a lack of a sound strategy and risk management plan could leave workers exposed and lead to higher insurance claims and costs. While this specific job has i...

The Eyes Have It: Eye Safety in the Healthcare Industry

We often don’t think about eye safety until it’s too late. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that three out of five people who suffer eye injuries at work weren’t wearing eye protection because they didn’t think it was necessary. According to the National Institute for Oc...