Amy Rademaker, Carle Center for Rural and Farm Safety, shares eight ways to stay safe during harvest season. Harvest time is filled with long hours, field dinners and memories. It’s also one of the most dangerous times on the farm, says Amy Rademaker, Carle Center for Rural and Farm Safety. “There are more crashes, fatalities … Continue reading Fall Harvest Safety
If safety glasses, ear plugs, and steel-toed shoes are required in a production area, most employees who work there every day will eventually get into the habit of wearing them—especially when they receive coaching and positive reinforcement for remembering them. When the same start-up procedure is used at the beginning of the shift every day, … Continue reading Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop
In America, food service jobs do not provide paid sick leave to servers, kitchen workers and even managers. Unfortunately though, many food service jobs pay low wages so it creates a huge hardship on employees if they are sick. Being in the front line of food service, these workers have a legal and moral obligation … Continue reading Food Safety Requires Sacrifices
OSHA has specific regulations following the safety of Bloodborne Pathogens in the dentistry industry. It is important to have an effective Exposure Control Plan(ECP) that everyone in the dental office is aware of. That way, your customers will be better protected. EHS has conducted a survey that dental practices participated in which released quite surprising … Continue reading OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards for Dentistry
The National Safety Council provided information about the Safety Training 2017 Survey that identified what challenges safety professionals encounter when it comes to training. Keeping safety top of mind among workers. Budget Constraints. Training a multi-generation workforce. Time restraints. Keeping training fresh. We completely understand all of these challenges! It is in an employers best … Continue reading Challenged When it Comes to Safety Training
Considering that it is almost the middle of July, it feels like the heat just keeps getting worse and worse! Heat stress can be absolutely deadly, so it is extremely crucial for employers to ensure the safety of their staff in keeping them cool and hydrated. Thanks to NIOSH, they provided an infographic to help … Continue reading Summer Heat can be HORRIBLE!
Portable fire extinguishers are CRUCIAL to have in the workplace. The National Fire Protection Association states that 93% of deaths and 95% of property damage caused by a fire takes place once that fire has progressed beyond the early stages. This is why it is critical to have a fire extinguisher within reach at all … Continue reading The Importance of Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace
Tractor-related accidents are still the top causes of farm injuries and deaths. While tractors are your farm’s workhorse of choice, they’re still the leading source of work-related injuries and farm work fatalities. Minimize those risks with these top 10 tips for tractor safety: 1. Match the operator to equipment. Consider a person’s size, experience and … Continue reading TRACTOR SAFETY- 10 Tips
Hi all, so we all are in the midst of our 4th of July weekend. I have been reflecting on my younger days doing Fireworks! Yep I admit it, my friends and I where really into it. We always played it safe. No matter how dare you operate there are very serious dangers that come … Continue reading 4th of July safety.