AVOIDING OSHA CITATIONS

5 WAYS TO AVOID OSHA CITATIONS BY INCREASING EMPLOYEE SAFETY In 2012, private-sector workers suffered 2,976,400 recordable on-the-job injuries. Of those, 340,900 involved skin tears, strains, and sprains while 219,630 included slips, trips, and falls. Some 905,700 injuries required recuperating time off for a median duration of eight days. Your company can save $4-$6 for every…

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HOW TO HAVE HEALTHIER WORKERS

HOW TO HAVE HEALTHIER WORKERS Workplace wellness initiatives can save your company money. For as many as 74 percent of American companies, lowering health care costs is a primary motivator for workplace wellness programs. But that’s not the only way wellness initiatives help your bottom line. Healthy workers have more energy, take fewer days off of work,…

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IS YOUR OFFICE READY FOR FLU SEASON?

IT’S FLU SEASON — IS YOUR OFFICE READY? It’s inevitable: As the temperature drops, the number of employees who come to work sniffling, sneezing, and coughing goes up — and it doesn’t take long before you have what amounts to a mini-epidemic of sick people in the office. And you aren’t alone. Across the country,…

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E-CIGARETTES IN THE WORKPLACE

THE NEW RISE OF SMOKING: E-CIGARETTES IN THE WORKPLACE In the early 2000s, plenty of experts predicted smoking’s imminent demise, as all the signs pointed toward the end of cigarettes. However, smoking regained prominence in the public eye when e-cigarettes were introduced to U.S. smokers at the end of the last decade. The e-cigarette industry,…

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If you want to foster a safe work environment, you need to make a commitment to take safety seriously. Every member of the company, from the intern to the CEO, must understand that the health and safety of every worker is of the utmost importance. Every member of the company must be willing to make…

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