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…

Building and House Fires

It’s unfortunate, but holiday time often sees an increase in the number of building fires reported across the country. Businesses and homes can be affected. Holiday lights, Christmas trees, candles, turkey fryers, and ovens left unattended can all cause building fires. There are things you can do to help prevent fires and keep your family safe. To decrease the likelihood of a fire be sure you have high-quality smoke alarms…

Holiday Car Trouble

With so much going on around the holidays, it can be easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle. Things you might be adamant about during other parts of the year might get set aside as you take on more projects around the holidays. Decorating, baking, shopping, wrapping gifts, and spending time with family can distract from important safety protocol. Maybe you didn’t check the gauges on your…

Kitchen Safety Tips

The holidays are an exciting time. Kids are off school, families are gathering for fun holiday festivities, the snow is falling, and everyone is feeling the magic of the holiday spirit. It’s easy to get caught up in the wonder and merriment of the season and forget that bad things can happen even during the most wonderful time of the year. Whether you are hosting a company potluck or your…

Protect Against Holiday Identity Theft

Identity theft is always something to be concerned with. During the holidays, the threat of identity theft increases. During the holiday season, your employees will be making more purchases than other times of the year. They may even be spending larger amounts of money than their usual spending habits. Busy holiday shoppers who do not take time to protect their credit card and banking information are vulnerable to financial risk.…

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…

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…

Safety Snapshot: Construction’s Fatal Four

  According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10.3 million workers are employed by the construction industry. Safety should be the top priority of any construction company. Yet, about 991 construction workers are killed on the job each year. Some of the most common construction site injuries can be avoided. The “fatal four” injuries that contributed to 57% of the fatalities in the construction industry were falls, caught…