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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.

The Indirect Costs of Workplace Accidents

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Although no workplace accident is ever good news, many organizations feel confident saying they at least understand the direct cost of such incidents. However, the truth is that many companies tend to overlook the indirect costs, which can be just as damaging--if not more. Here's what you need to know about the indirect costs of workplace safety issues.

What to Know About OSHA Workplace Safety Inspections

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For many industries, OSHA inspections are a fact of life--but that doesn't necessarily mean you'll know what to expect during your first inspection. Here's what to know and to be as prepared as possible.

Workplace Safety Trends, Part 2: Addressing New Risks

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In part one of our Workplace Safety Trends blog series, we discussed the risks your workers are likely most worried about in 2022 and what those risks are likely to look like in the future. Today, we'll look at the other side of the coin: the trends focused on improving safety and addressing new risks.

Workplace Safety Trends: Top Risks in 2022 & Beyond

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Every industry has its trends, but when it comes to workplace safety, multiple fields coalesce to acknowledge and overcome concerns, problems, and risks. In our two-part blog series, we'll explore these trends and what they mean for your workplace.

Today, we're covering part one: the risks your workers are likely most worried about in 2022 (and what they'll look like going forward).

Workplace Safety: What to Know About a Fall Protection Plan

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Fall Prevention and Protection

There's a lot to know about fall prevention and protection. For this reason, OSHA has outlined several regulations to ensure that workers in all industries are protected when working off the ground. These regulations apply at different heights in different situations, such as: