While the notion of predictive analytics may seem like a topic for a dissertation of an MIT grad student, the reality is that predictive analytics is already a part of your life – you just don’t notice it. Today, Netflix determines what movies/shows you are likely to enjoy, eHarmony selects your ideal life mate, Healthcare organizations identify patients at risk of developing various diseases and credit card companies determine your propensity to file for bankruptcy. Predictive analytics is here and it is about to get more pervasive.
Eye injuries in the workplace are very common, with about 2,000 eye injuries occurring each day, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). However, many experts believe that the right eye protection can lessen the severity or even prevent 90 percent of eye injuries.
As the leading provider of safety services, safety technology and safety products, Arbill is literally saving lives every day at industrial worksites throughout the United States. An award-winning supplier of all-things safety, for more than 70 years, Arbill's clients have counted on us to make sure their employees go home safely after every shift.
In an emergency, every second can be critical. Having trained employees, who know immediately what to do can save lives.
Foot injuries can be quite painful… and costly. They can sideline a worker or a team and add tremendous cost to your bottom line. Of the 12 million work-related injuries that happen on average each year, the U.S. Department of Labor reports that 10% of those injuries are to the feet and ankles.
Workplace safety initiatives are essential when it comes to maintaining a work environment that is both safe and productive. However, the safety programs you put into place don’t mean much if employees aren’t inspired to change old behaviors.
There are hundreds of safety slogans and quotes that demonstrate the importance of workplace safety. Often, it’s these sayings that stick in our minds and help us remember to adhere to their messages and use safe workplace practices. These quotes or slogans can be used in memos, displayed on bulletin boards and featured in employee newsletters to help raise awareness in your organization.
OSHA previously identified the four most dangerous job site hazards for construction workers and they are falls, electrocutions, being struck by objects and being caught in/between hazards. These “Fatal Four” were responsible for 58% of all fatalities on construction sites in 2014.
The National Sleep Foundation has designated this week National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week and has provided some great resources on their website. These resources are designed to raise awareness and provide tips that you and your employees can use to stay safe while on the road.
Some of the statistics and research that was gathered includes:
Protecting your employees can be a challenging proposition. The modern workplace can be a loud and dangerous place that exposes your workers to hazards that are unique to your workplace. For this reason it's critically important that managers and employees alike understand what they can do to ensure each employee goes home safely after every shift.