Safer Together

  You already know how important teamwork is to getting tasks done. When employees work together, they can accomplish many things at once. Each person brings unique ideas and skills to the table and jobs are completed quickly and more efficiently. But, did you know that teamwork is also an important element of safety? That’s right. The power of teamwork can be harnessed to create a safety engagement culture in…

The Cost of Safety

  One of the most challenging parts of implementing a safety recognition program is weighing out the cost benefits and expenses. Often safety supervisors find themselves trying to convince upper management the importance of such programs. Company owners and managers want to see solid proof that a program will do more than just affect the company’s culture. You can bet they will ask, “What is the return on investment for…

Engagement Through Safety Recognition

  As a safety supervisor, you are tasked with making sure employees understand what is expected of them when it comes to carrying out safety procedures in the workplace. All too often employees are hurt in accidents that could have been avoided. It’s easy for employees to become distracted and forget important safety procedures.  Keeping employees engaged in your organization’s safety message is sometimes a very difficult task. Having a…

Safety Incentive Programs

  A safety recognition program is a highly effective way to reinforce your company’s safety message. Creating an effective safety program begins with leaders who recognize the need for safe practices and develop processes that motivate employees to implement to those practices. As a supervisor or site manager, you are responsible for the safety of your employees. They work hard to follow safe practices and produce quality work without accidents…

Activities for Safe + Sound Week

  Safe + Sound week is coming up. We are excited to help you raise awareness about the importance of your company’s health and safety program. Your employees look to you to provide them with a safe working environment. Your job as an employer is to provide them with the training and equipment they need to stay safe and avoid job related accidents. It is also your job to promote…

Get Ready for Safe + Sound Week

  Is your company ready for Safe + Sound Week? From August 13th to August 19th, companies across the country will be celebrating their commitment to safety by hosting events and raising awareness about workplace safety. Lead by OSHA, Safe + Sound week is a national event that promotes the value of safety and health programs. Your employees are working hard to complete their daily tasks while also staying safe…

10 Ways to Celebrate Older American Workers

  You’ve heard the phrase, “age is just a number.” Older generations have been embracing this mentality and keeping themselves active long after traditional retirement years. Age has started to matter less as more workers are delaying retirement and staying in the workforce. But what does this mean for business owners? It’s great that older employees are maintaining their employment and staying active, but does having an aging workforce create…

Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace

  Mental health is a difficult topic to address in the workplace. Pretending that mental health concerns are not something effecting your workplace could end up costing you money. Studies have shown that people with untreated mental health issues take 5% more days off work, and considering that mental health issues affect one in four people, according to the World Health Organization, this is probably affecting your office—whether you know…

Safety Snapshot: Electricians

  May is National Electrical Safety Month. Being an electrician is one of the most dangerous jobs you can have. They are put on the front lines to keep electricity in our homes, businesses, and schools. Electricians are often put in stressful situations in order to complete certain jobs or tasks faster than normal. Installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems comes with its fair share of dangers, some of which…