Raise Awareness about Heart Health Month

  We want every workplace to be healthy and productive. Did you know that heart disease costs the United States around $200 billion annually? Your workplace can help lower employee risks of heart disease and heart attack during the month of February and throughout the year. February is American Heart Month. Raise awareness about the importance of healthy eating, exercise, and routine health screenings with these tips! Raise Awareness about Heart…

What’s Haunting Your Workplace?

  It’s that time of year for tricks and treats and spooky fun. While your employees are indulging in scary stories of the boogieman and enjoying the fright of a haunted house, they probably aren’t thinking about the many things haunting your workplace. Your employees may be plagued by accidents and injuries caused by dangers hidden in your workplace. They may not be noticeable, but they are there. Here are…

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…

Becoming a Powerful Safety Leader

  In any business, it is important to have strong leaders. Becoming a good safety leader has its challenges. Safety is a priority at your company and as a safety leader; you must always demonstrate safe practices and influence employees in a positive way. There is a lot of pressure to never make a mistake or be tempted to cut corners. Having the right skills can help you overcome the…

Making Safety Personal This Thanksgiving

  Does your company take time to discuss “safety moments?” Giving employees time to share their experiences and reasons or staying safe is an excellent way to enforce your company’s safety message. The more opportunity employees have to share their safety stories, the more likely they are to internalize what it means to them to be safe. With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, now is a good time to let your…

Keys to a Successful Safety Program

  No employer wants to see his or her employees get hurt on the job. To prevent accidents, many employers implement a safety program throughout the company. It’s not difficult to develop a safety plan. The Safety Pros specializes in developing safety recognition programs for businesses just like yours. Since each workplace is different, we tailor the program’s features to meet the specific safety needs of your company. Our programs…

Handling Employee Mistakes

  While workplace injuries are largely preventable, there are instances that simply cannot be avoided. Mistakes and accidents will happen in the workplace. It might hurt the ego a bit to have to knock your “Accident Free for Days” calendar back to zero when an incident takes place, but how the employer reacts to these situations can make or break the safety culture of the workplace. Controlling the impact a…

Halloween Safety for Employees

  Does your company’s safety culture extend beyond working hours? By making your company’s safety message personal to employees, you are able to strengthen your company safety culture and ensure that employees are safe at work and at home. There are several ways to keep your safety message on the forefront of your employee’s minds. One way is to encourage employees to teach important safety tips to their children and…

Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Ever walk around the worksite and see things out of place? Power cords stretched across walking paths, safety guard rails not installed properly, boxes and equipment piled too high in the storage closet- the list of potential hazards goes on and on. Have you ever asked your employees, “Who is responsible?” and gotten an answer that is less than ideal? “It wasn’t me!” is an answer safety managers and supervisors…