Here in Southern California it’s heating up, and for many of us, that summer heat is welcomed with open arms. For outside workers it can be a major health risk. Every year, thousands of outside workers become sick and even die from heat exposure (OSHA). Taking the right safety measures will prevent heat illness deaths. This blog will discuss what heat illness is, industries that are most at risk, and 4 ways to avoid heat illness.
Videoconferencing software usage has been on the incline and now with the outbreak of coronavirus it’s exploded. In fact, Zoom has already added more users in 2020 than it did in all of 2019, according to a finding from Berstein Research. You can use videoconferencing software for weddings, education, religious events and it can be used for online safety training (also known as a webinar). Read on to learn what a webinar is and 4 reasons why you should opt for online-based safety training for your employees.
Falls in the workplace are very common. In fact, nearly 39 percent of fatalities on construction sites are from falling (OSHA), however, taking the right fall protection steps can prevent injury or death. In this blog, we share 5 ways to prevent falls on construction sites and how to keep workers safe.
In the United States there are about 92 confined space entry fatalities per year, according to a report from CDC. To help protect yourself from injury or death, it’s critical to take safety precautions before entering one. In this blog post, we’ll explain what a confined space is, three simple safety rules to follow, and the importance of confined space entry training.