I’m always excited when a new employee starts at Arbill. We plan in advance to welcome the employee and make sure he/she meets with key people and learns the ropes from our experienced staff. It’s also important that all new employees -- in every area of the company --understands from day one that we are a safety company. Nothing is more important than keeping workers safe.
Foot injuries can be quite painful… and costly. They can sideline a worker or a team and add
tremendous cost to your bottom line. Millions of dollars are spent by employers every year due to foot injuries. Protecting the feet of your workers makes a lot of sense. Here’s why….
I read a news posting last week about an electrician who plunged to his death while working on a Los Angeles skyscraper. The article shared that he was not supposed to be above the third floor and had removed his hard hat before falling 53 floors, construction company officials said.
It was recently reported that employees of Lake Compounce Family Theme Park who sprayed coatings on park equipment and worked with caustic chemicals in the park's paint room were exposed to chemical, burn and respirator hazards. Inspectors cited the Bristol, Connecticut facility for 18 serious violations of workplace safety standards.
Cut resistance can be a confusing topic, especially since there have been different standards and measures to determine protection.
At the time that I am publishing this blog about the importance of communications in the workplace, Arbill employees are meeting at our headquarters in Philadelphia, PA at our winter Town Hall sessions. Today (February 16, 2016) and this week, Arbill will present information to educate and inspire our family of employees. We’ll learn from internal and external experts, and we’ll share information that will ultimately help us work more in sync and better serve every customer.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced yesterday to renew its alliance with the Industrial Truck Association to reduce worker injuries and fatalities when using powered industrial trucks. The alliance will focus on tip-over and struck-by hazards.
As we start a new year with fresh goals and initiatives created to drive our organizations forward, consider making this the year of keeping workers safe and elevating a culture of safety.
As the temperatures in the Northeast have finally dropped to a seasonal low, there’s no telling if this winter will be mild… or treat us to unprecedented storms. Regardless, I’d like to share winter safety reminders to help as the freezing temperatures stay with us.