Can You Beat the Heat? 6 Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

Summer is finally rearing its head. Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining and it’s a great time to be outside. However, even if you love being out in the sun, working outside in extreme heat can be incredibly dangerous and can even lead to on-the-job accidents. Don’t think you’re safe if you live further north, either! Extreme heat isn’t reserved for those working in tropical climates. And as the temperatures heat up it could be a long, dangerous summer for workers. (more…)

Coming Soon: OSHA’s Top 10 Violations Of 2014

Workplace safety. We talk about it all the time, and we do this because of how important the matter really is. The number one reason workplace safety policies and guidelines are so important is, of course, that they help protect the well-being of the people going to and from their jobs every day. In addition to this, they help make a company stronger overall. Finally, with a range of federal organizations helping to craft laws that define at least a minimum level of safety adherence, ignoring the importance of safety policies and regulations is simply asking for more trouble than its worth. (more…)