Holiday Safety On the Job and at Home

  The holiday season is upon us and with all the excitement in the air, safety is not always at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Of course, supervisors want their employees to be safe at work, but off-the-job hazards can also put employees at risk of injury or death. This is especially true during the holiday season. To make sure workers have a safe holiday season, encourage them to be…

Contingent Monetary Incentives

  Looking for ways to maximize employee productivity and efficiency is an ongoing task for employers. What can motivate employees to work toward company goals? Often times, the answer to this question takes on the form of the old carrot and the stick cliché for motivation. Employees work hard for the promise of a reward. One of the primary means employers turn to in the effort to boost employee motivation…

Continuous Safety Training

  The industries that require employees to use heavy equipment and machinery are ever evolving. As modern technologies advance and the type of equipment used on demolition and construction sites changes, standard operating procedures and safety protocols also change. It is important that operators of these machines receive up-to-date training in order to ensure their safety and the safety of those working closely with them. Safety training should be offered…

Seasonal Slip and Fall Hazards

Autumn is the Season to Reinforce Your Slip and Fall Prevention Plan Falls are among the most common cause of workplace injuries and deaths. They are a hazard in almost all occupations and can happen anywhere at any time. However, more slip and fall accidents occur in the autumn and winter months. It is important that employers educate workers on seasonal hazards that can affect them at work and at…