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A Worker's Guide To Safety Certifications

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Wondering which safety certifications you should get and how they can help progress your career? Hoping to get a peek into the process and what to expect? Here's the worker's guide to safety certifications (and how to choose the right ones for you).

How to Measure Workplace Safety

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Workplace safety is crucial in many industries--but that doesn't mean it's always easy to measure. Here's the why and how of workplace safety measurements (and a few tips to help you get started).

Why and When To Measure

Although workplace safety is a mission that never stops, that doesn't mean you need to constantly stress over every little element. Instead, your goal is to create a company culture that encourages and empowers workplace safety automatically--and to make that happen, you need full visibility into certain safety metrics.

How To Prioritize Workplace Safety In 2024

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Workplace safety has always been--and always will be--a significant part of the professional world. However, it never hurts to find fresh, inspiring new ways to prioritize this critical element. Here's how to revitalize your workplace safety strategy in 2024.

New Year, New Workplace Safety Approach

When workers get too familiar with a task or rule, they may start to approach it on autopilot. Whether this is overconfidence, lack of focus, or just an attempt to make the workflow a little smoother, the results can be potentially disastrous.

Understanding Hand and Power Tool Safety

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In many industries, hand and power tools are part of everyday life. Naturally, that means they become another part of the workplace safety conversation--one that must be taken seriously. Here's what to know about hand and power tool safety and how to approach it in ways that work.

Limiting Distractions to Prevent Workplace Accidents

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You take all kinds of precautions to create a safe, efficient work environment for your employees. However, when it comes to workplace safety, you can't just look out for big risks such as power lines and improper PPE; you also have to be aware of seemingly small issues--like distractions on the job. Here's what to know about distractions, the trouble they can cause, and how to eliminate them.

Hearing Loss Prevention and Training in the Workplace

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Many people can't imagine going through life without their hearing. However, for workers in industries like yours, that can easily become a reality--and workplace safety makes all the difference. Here's a closer look at hearing loss prevention and training.

Hearing Loss Prevention & OSHA Compliance

Hearing loss prevention matters to both employees and employers. It's a team effort--one that must be undertaken carefully and accurately to protect workers' long-term health. Just as importantly, however, hearing loss prevention is necessary for OSHA compliance.

Workplace Risk Assessment: The What, Why, and How

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A risk assessment is an important part of overall workplace safety and can have a long list of benefits. However, to perform a risk assessment effectively, you need to know three key things: the what, the why, and the how. We're here to take a look at each and help you strengthen workplace safety to protect your employees and the organization overall.

Preventing Heat Illness in the Workplace

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With heatwaves hitting areas all across the world, it's becoming ever more important to prioritize workplace safety and avoid heat illness. To make it happen, there are a few things you'll need to know first--so here's your crash-course in "summer workplace safety" (or any other scenario where heat illness is a risk).

What is Heat Illness?

To promote workplace safety in ways that make a difference, your first goal is to understand what you're up against. In hot weather, that means facing off with a variety of different heat illnesses:

Safety Training for Office Employees

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When you hear the words "safety training," you might think about construction sites or other places where hazards could be lurking around every corner--but most people don't think of an everyday office. The truth is that workplace safety is important for every workplace, even those without hard hats! Read on to find out what safety training should look like for office employees.

Tips for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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Electrical safety is just one consideration under the much larger workplace safety umbrella, but it's an important one. Today, we'll cover a few of the biggest electrical safety risks on today's work sites and how employees can become more comfortable identifying and avoiding these risks.