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How to Prevent Forklift Truck Accidents

- February 22, 2020 by Guest Bloggers
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Powered industrial trucks (commonly called Forklift trucks) are used in most industries to move heavy and awkward material promptly and safely. Their use reduces the lifting exposure over manual lifting.  However, there are risks associated with their use.  Some hazards …  Read more …

Techniques in Training: A Broken Heart is a Powerful Reminder—Building Your Safety Culture With Love

- February 13, 2020 by Guest Bloggers
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Valentine’s Day is a great time to reflect on our personal relationships. It’s also the ideal time to remind your employees that they have many people in their lives that love them and would miss them if they were gone.  …  Read more …

The Right Mat System Can Help You Avoid Slips and Falls

- January 21, 2020 by Guest Bloggers
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Slips and falls are leading causes of workplace injuries. So, what is it that is causing employees to slip and fall?  Slips result when there is not enough friction between a person’s footwear and the floor surface—the low friction is …  Read more …

Winter Fatigue

- January 3, 2020 by Guest Bloggers
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Last summer, we published a blog about worker fatigue that focused on the fact that summer usually brings a higher workload for many companies due to higher construction demands in the summer months. Today, it was brought to my attention …  Read more …

Get Moving! Get Active!

- January 1, 2020 by Paula Tetrault
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A new year, a new you! I bet you have heard that before. Hopefully some of you reading this are doing what you can to lead a healthy lifestyle. For those of you who could use a little motivation, here …  Read more …

Observing Safety – Keep Your Head on a Swivel

- December 19, 2019 by Diego Garcia
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When I played safety on my high school football team, the defensive coach consistently drilled the concept of keeping my head on a swivel. This simply meant to keep looking left and right as I backpedaled to keep the ball and the receivers in …  Read more …