OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting App Available Aug. 1,2017

Establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses -- they include construction, utilities, agriculture, and many more -- will have to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300A. OSHA is launching the Injury Tracking Application on Aug. 1 to help employers who are affected … Continue reading OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting App Available Aug. 1,2017

Fall Harvest Safety

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

Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop

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

TRACTOR SAFETY- 10 Tips

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