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
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!