Safety is Good for Business

Of course the main reason for implementing a safety program is to protect workers from injury and death. But what’s good for your workers is also good for you as a business owner. Commitment to safety is correlated with: Improvements in product, process, and service quality Better workplace morale Improved recruitment and retention A more favorable…

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Avoiding Snow Removal Hazards

As the temperature drops across much of the US, workers involved in snow and ice removal will be spending more time outdoors clearing the way for pedestrians, vehicles, and airplanes to move about safely. Being outdoors for long periods of time in adverse conditions requires certain precautions to keep workers safe. One of OSHA’s winter…

Safety Starts At The Top

In any company, a consistent and meaningful approach to safety always begins with a commitment from the upper levels of management. If owners and supervisors think maintaining a safe workplace or job site is important, that mindset will extend to the entire organization. OSHA has created a helpful step-by-step guide for management personnel who are…

What We Can Learn from a Manufacturing Company That Was Fined Nearly $2 Million for Safety Violations

On July 21st, OSHA announced that they had fined an aluminum manufacturing company based in New Jersey a total of $$1,922,895 for fifty-one safety violations — not something any business wants to experience. The Injuries During their on-site inspection, OSHA discovered that two plant employees were hospitalized as a result of the company’s failure to…