Did you know the cost of accident prevention is usually much lower than what accidents can ultimately cost a business? This is one reason tens of thousands of businesses every year take advantage of OSHA’s workplace safety program. If your job site has health and safety issues (or even if it doesn’t), learn what this free government program can do for you. Read more
If you work in masonry, you know you have to be exacting every day. But, as you build structures with your hands, it’s equally important to put some resources into improving occupational health and safety. Read more
Sometimes, there’s nothing better than working outdoors. But in the heat of the summer, outdoor jobs, like construction, can become grueling or even downright dangerous. Long hours of exposure to the sun can lead to major and minor problems like sun burn, heatstroke or ultimately skin cancer.
If your job requires extended time in the sun, use these four tips to help survive the summer. Read more
Employee management is a tricky business. You often get caught in the middle of everything from minor misunderstandings to major power struggles. These workplace disputes are not only dangerous, they can hurt morale and productivity. While you don’t need to earn a PhD in conflict resolution, learning these quick tips will help you ease tensions on the job. Read more
Electricians have the difficult and dangerous job of working with “live” electrical current. Since one simple mistake can have disastrous results, it’s vital to learn and religiously practice electrical safety. Read more