Burn Prevention Tips
Although burn prevention isn’t always top-of-mind at work, we know that employee safety is of upmost concern for any employer.
Safety Week 2017 – Hand Safety Tips
The week of May 1, 2017 is Safety Week, a week devoted to raising awareness of the construction industry’s commitment to eliminating worker injury. This year’s theme, “We are Stronger & Safer Together,” was chosen to emphasize how safety on a worksite is everyone’s goal. With that in mind, Amerisure wanted to share some facts and construction safety tips to keep employees’ hands protected.
OSHA to Post Employer-Specific Safety Data
For the first time, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will publicly disclose establishment-specific injury and illness data from certain employers (see Table, below). Under a new rule that took effect January 1, employers must submit some data electronically so OSHA can post it on its website.
Will You ‘Wear’ Your Way to a Safer Workplace?
Wearable Technology, The New Frontier in Workers Comp Management and Worker Protection
Hard hats are the symbol of safety. But more high-tech “wearable devices” could make for a safer work environment. And a safer scene could yield fewer workers compensation issues.
What the Crystalline Silica Rule Means to Your Business
The Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule on limiting worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica – a measure that’s expected to save more than 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year.
How to Turn Your Safety Culture into a Profit Center
It has been said that employees are a company’s number one asset. If that is true, and we believe it is, then protecting your employees should be a number one priority. The problem is that many companies think of safety as an expense rather than opportunity to increase profitability.
Is your organization ready for a culture of safety?