As a leader of your organization and the person in charge of workplace safety, the worst thing you could do is to assume workplace injury and illness won’t occur in your facility.
Here’s a workplace safety statistic you maybe didn’t know: Homicide is one of the leading causes of job-related deaths.
On Monday, May 20th, an EF5 tornado thrashed through the town of Moore, Oklahoma, injuring 377 people, killing 24 people and damaging or completely destroying approximately 12,000 homes.
Whether they are old chestnuts passed down from traditional safety views of yesteryear or based on pure misconception and ignorance, present-day myths abound concerning workplace safety.
According to a 2011 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the most common workplace injuries resulting in the most missed days -- by a long shot -- are sprains, strains and tears. These nonfatal musculoskeletal work-related injuries account for 38% of all injuries in the workplace.
Welcome back to this week's Arbill blog series Reconsidered Safety Posts, where we're looking back at past informative blog posts with common workplace safety themes.
Welcome back to this week's Arbill blog series Reconsidered Safety Posts. We're retracing our steps back to once again shine light on past informative blog posts featuring common workplace safety themes.
Besides the culture of your workplace and the “fulfillment factor” of your employees’ jobs, workplace safety is the key determinant of your workers’ happiness. And it’s this happiness, this genuine employment satisfaction, which determines their productivity and your company’s long-term stability, growth and success.