Advances in Worksite Monitoring

  Safety on a construction site is a top priority. While there are many products to keep workers in the construction industry safe, one company is revolutionizing worksite safety with its advanced technology safety sensors. The startup company, SmartSite, has released a product designed to help the construction industry track what hazards their employees are exposed to and take measures to protect them from harm. These safety monitors gather information…

Social Media Tools

  Is Social Media an under-utilized tool in your belt? Sifting through all of the irrelevant information that’s out there can be time-consuming, and let’s face it—distracting! So, how do you eliminate the cat-playing-the-piano videos and get to the information you really need? Here’s our advice: LinkedIn is a professional networking resource, right? Yes, but it’s so much more! Industry-specific groups—Follow groups of safety professionals, or groups in your company’s…

Violence in the Workplace

Many people believe violence is limited to physical assault. However, workplace violence is a much broader problem. Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers. It can occur at or outside of the workplace. It is not limited to physical abuse, but can also be threats, verbal abuse and homicide. No matter how workplace violence is manifested, it is a growing concern for employers and employees. According…

Ergonomic Safety for Office Workers

  At Safety Pros, we know that it is not often you hear about office workers suffering injuries on the job. While the office environment is considerably safer than occupations involving heavy machinery, chemicals or prolonged outdoor conditions, there is a misconception that office workers do not suffer from workplace injury. Muscle strain, fatigue, back pain and eyestrain caused by prolonged sitting, standing and using a computer can lead to…

Effective Safety Recognition Programs through Safety Pros

Launching a safety recognition program is an exciting way to boost employee engagement and foster the growth of your organization’s safety culture. However, safety recognition programs are about more than just hanging a few colorful posters, handing out prizes and hosting a catered lunch kickoff party. Safety recognition programs are highly effective and can help to reinforce your organization’s safety message. To ensure the success of the program, a few…

Reinforcing Personal Protective Equipment Policies

  Safety managers and supervisors face numerous challenges when it comes to encouraging employees to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). At Safety Pros, we know you have heard it too many times before: “It’s uncomfortable.” “Is it really needed to complete this task?” “I forgot to put it on.” These common complaints make it difficult to enforce achieve 100% compliance in wearing PPE amongst your workforce. While safety managers and…