As we enter the dog days of summer and see record-setting temperatures throughout much of the United States, heat related injuries are very much on our minds for outdoor workers.
Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) shared an important but not untypical story last week about a Texas worker who was injured after he was denied safety equipment.
I was at an airport recently and watched a worker take a nasty spill on a floor that apparently was wet. It was painful to watch as the worker fell backwards and hit her head pretty hard.
I’m writing about confined spaces today because they are often overlooked in the workplace from a safety standpoint… and there is an important policy change in three weeks.
At a recent conference, the leader of a growing business approached us at our exhibit and admitted they had safety issues. Admitting that safety in the workplace is not what it should be is the first step in recognizing the need for change. Seeking help is the second.
This Saturday marks our nation’s 239th birthday. Most Americans will celebrate our country’s Independence Day with friends and family. Many will enjoy fireworks under evening skies.
In my last blog I wrote of Supplier Diversity and the importance of doing business with women-owned and minority-owned businesses. That message is being shared loudly and clearly this week at the 2015 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair in Austin, Texas.