4 Steps For Fulfilling A Safety-Related New Year’s Resolution

The beginning of the new year is a time where many of us set new personal goals to fulfill. However, New Year’s resolutions aren’t only for personal use – businesses can use this time to develop new plans for budgets, expansions, or company policies. If you choose to use the new year as an opportunity to enhance the workplace safety policy at your company, we want to share these four tips to help you follow through with your goal. (more…)

3 Dangers Of Sleep Deprivation At Work

A good night’s sleep is essential to a productive day at work. According to the CDC, adults should be getting seven to eight hours of sleep per night in order to be fully rested during the day. Unfortunately, it’s becoming more common to sacrifice these precious hours of sleep for more work hours. A recent study found that workers who recorded sleeping 6 hours or less per night also worked 1.5 more hours during the weekdays and 1.8 more hours during the weekends. Those who work two or more jobs are also 61% more likely to sleep less than the required amount of hours. (more…)

SpillFix: A Spill Absorbent for Every Industry And Trade

Although it’s something we all try to avoid, workplace spills happen to everyone in every industry. Because of this common occurrence, it’s important to keep a spill absorbent product on hand no matter where you work. Our suggestion? Rather than research thousands of industry-specific absorbent products that may or may not work, take the time to invest in SpillFix. (more…)

8 Workplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

‘Tis the season for twinkling lights and sparkling trimmings. Chances are that your coworkers, staff or even managers will soon want to get into the spirit and will begin setting decorations up around the worksite. But as joyful as the holidays are, there’s no excuse for disregarding safety guidelines during this wonderful time of the year. In fact, by following basic safety rules, you are more likely to make it through the holidays without any major disasters at work. So to help ensure that your holiday cheer and decor doesn’t create a seasonal work disaster, we’ve put together eight things we think you should give extra attention to when setting your company up for the holidays.

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How to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Silicosis

We talk a lot about switching your absorbent products from clay to natural alternatives in order to reduce the risk of silicosis. But do you know exactly what silicosis is, or how to identify the disease and how to protect your workers from developing it? We’re here to help you answer these questions with our guide to silicosis. (more…)

The Most Common Workplace Fall Hazards and How to Fix Them

Workplace safety begins the moment your employees arrive on-site. Unfortunately many of today’s workers often face a number of potential slip/fall hazards on the job. According to the US Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls make up the greatest percentage of workplace accidents. Those accidents not only often result in serious injury, but can take money and time away from your business due to workers compensation or time taken off. Therefore, as a business owner, keeping areas as safe as possible for your workforce is in your best interest.

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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Stop Using Clay Absorbents

There’s no doubt that spills in the workplace should be properly contained and cleaned with a spill absorbent product. However, not all absorbent products are created equally. Clay absorbent products, for example, can do more harm than good in the workplace. That’s why if your company still uses a clay absorbent, you should start thinking about making the switch to a more natural spill absorbent to protect your business, your workers, and your bottom line. (more…)

How Safe is Your Workplace?

Are you comfortable with the working conditions at your job? Do you go into work every day knowing your basic safety needs are met, or do you stress about when the next harmful incident will occur? Knowing how to spot potential safety issues within your own workplace could help save you, fellow coworkers, or even your superiors from a potentially dangerous situation. Ask yourself these simple questions and start a real conversation about workplace safety with your coworkers. (more…)

How Do I Create A Spill Response Plan?

Think about how spills are handled in your business. Do you teach a proper procedure that workers follow or do employees just grab some paper towels and call it quits? If your answer is the latter, it’s time to rethink your strategy. Not only will preparing a proper spill response increase productivity and lower worker-related injuries and costs, but operating without knowing how to properly clean spills under today’s legal requirements puts your entire company and bottom line at risk as well. (more…)