According to the National Safety Council's "Injury Facts", the exposure to electricity resulted in 1,730 cases with days away from work! If you or another staff member experiences an electrical burn, would you know what to do? If you said no, we are here to help! Here are some tips on what to do if … Continue reading Treating Electrical Burns
Personal Protective Equipment is also referred to as "PPE". It is equipment that is worn to help minimize the exposure to hazards in the workplace that may cause injuries and illnesses. So essentially, it is crucial to have PPE in your workplace! It is an OSHA requirement to properly train employees to know the following … Continue reading Personal Protective Equipment
It is proven that most companies only conduct Safety Inspections because they have to. OSHA has a crucial rule that employers are required to provide their staff with a workplace that is free from hazards, and situations that are likely to cause harm to their employees. Not only will workplace safety inspections meet your OSHA … Continue reading Why Conduct Safety Inspections?
Across the country, lifting heavy objects is very common for many employees. Unfortunately, lifting items improperly it may lead to injuries. We don't want that right?! 25% of all occupational injuries is due to the manual handing of object improperly. (The National Safety Council) Here are some tips on how to stay safe when lifting … Continue reading Safe Lifting is VERY Important!
Unfortunately, all over the news we've been hearing a lot of stories about active shooters. Here are some tips on how you can be prepared if you or your staff are ever in this situation: Run to a safe place as soon as possible! Don't worry about your belongings, your life is more important. Silence … Continue reading React Safe and Smart in an Active Shooter Situation.
Considering June 13th was National Forklift Safety Day, I am here to tell you all about some common Forklift Hazards and how you and your staff can avoid them! Sadly, in 2014-2015 there were 23 deaths and almost 500 non-fatal injuries in result from vehicular collisions in workplaces! (Health and Safety Executive) Some common hazards … Continue reading Yesterday was Fork Lift Safety Day!
It is extremely scary to know that exposure to intense heat can cause illness and even death! It's crucial to be aware the signs and symptoms of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke so you can take proper precaution. Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion: Headache, dizziness, or fainting Weakness and wet skin Irritability or confusion Thirst, nausea, … Continue reading Intense heat has arrived!
As we get closer and closer to the summer days, it is important to educate your team on the possible threats and dangers the heat will expose them to! Unfortunately, statistics show that in 2014 2,630 workers were diagnosed with a heat illness which resulted in dying from a heat stroke (OSHA). To prevent such … Continue reading Summer is surely creeping up on us!
Safety is so important that it has an ENTIRE MONTH dedicated to it! How cool is that?! Here are a few statistics that show how not being compliant with safety can affect our day to day lives. Did you know that statistics show that falls at home resulted in 21,00 deaths?! (National Safety Council Chartbook) … Continue reading June is National Safety Month!
After hearing about the tragic events that occurred in London, I just want to say that the team here at Safety-N-Compliance Services, Inc. is sending all of our thoughts and prayers to the families and people affected by this time. Everyday our society is challenged by different obstacles that verifies the importance of safety compliance. … Continue reading Unfortunate Events in London