The horrific tragedy in San Bernardino that took the lives of 14 people and injured 21 earlier this month is one of several examples of workplace violence that forever changed the lives of so many. Those images of innocent people gunned down at a holiday gathering in yet another senseless violent act are haunting and the pain felt by those workers and their families is unimaginable.
One of my favorite Twilight Zone episodes featured older Americans in a “Home for the Aged” trying to regain their youth by playing a game of Kick the Can. Perhaps you saw this episode recently during the New Year’s Twilight Zone marathon.
I usually reserve this space to share information of value about safety. However, today’s message is not about safety specifically, but it is about making a difference in the lives of those we touch.
It’s not surprising that the most frequently sited workplace safety violation by Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) is Fall Protection. Each year over 100,000 injuries and deaths are attributable to work-related falls.
One of the most serious threats facing American workers today is exposure to hazardous
chemicals. Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose a wide range of health hazards (such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity) and physical hazards (such as flammability, corrosion, and reactivity).
Last week was a celebration of success for Arbill. As the Co-chair of the 2014 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair in Philadelphia, Arbill was involved in dozens of activities that showcased our company, products, services and our dedicated staff.
Each week I try to touch on a safety topic that provides information of value. This week, I’d like to focus on something that has inspired me personally and our team at Arbill.