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Top 10 Safety Certifications for Safety Professionals

As a safety professional, you’re always learning. Proper education and experience are essential if you want to advance your career and help keep people safer on the job. But you need a way to show that you have the knowledge and experience needed to accomplish this. That’s where safety certifications…

Top Safety Concerns for Hospitals

Hospitals are robust and multifaceted workplaces where patients require operations, diagnoses and transportation. Meanwhile, the hospital staff maintains a tight and busy schedule to ensure smooth functioning. With food getting delivered and medications getting administered around the clock, hospital workers do a lot to meet the needs of every patient…

How to Start Your Career in the Safety Industry

Your company can only accomplish its goals with a healthy team. The occupational safety and health (OSH) profession attracts those interested in general industry, construction, oil and gas and even government positions, but how do you get started? If you want to educate employees about the right ways to operate…

Common Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Workplace injuries significantly impact both the employee and their employer. Experiencing any kind of accident or injury on the job can make workers lose confidence in their role and face unexpected medical bills that strain their finances. Meanwhile, the reduced workforce often means the company will experience a loss of…

The Growth of Online Safety Training

Safety training is essential for helping you keep workers safe. Industries that involve construction work, vehicle operation, manufacturing, chemical processes, material handling  and other risk factors demand a high level of training to do more than just get the job done. The right training can literally ensure workers return home…

Importance of Safety Training for Businesses

Injuries on the job are a fact of life. Workers across industries suffer severe and even fatal injuries on the job. The unfortunate truth is that most of these incidents are avoidable. Safety training is essential for every business, whether you work in construction, manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, oil and gas,…

How to Conduct a Safety Audit

Workplace safety is essential in every industry. Every day, people face potentially dangerous situations at work that put their physical and mental well-being at risk. As a safety professional, you’ve centered your career on making workplaces safer and workforces smarter so they can work another day. With this in mind,…

Guide to OSHA Inspections

OSHA inspections — the simple act of reading that term is enough to worry or frustrate safety professionals, managers and business owners across industries. But the good news is that you can take a different approach to OSHA inspections for your business by taking a proactive approach before, during and…

Ergonomic Hazards and Safety Tips on the Job Site

The construction industry offers hands-on, intense environments that require hard work from all individuals involved despite the areas of these construction sites containing hazards and risks. Ergonomics is the science of creating an environment fitted to workers’ needs, attempting to eliminate risks of strain, injuries and fatigue through the design…

Ergonomic Hazards & Safety Tips in the Office

Workplace injuries are regular occurrences throughout various industries. Whether lifting heavy items, bending over, pushing and pulling or even sitting and standing for extended periods can lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). These disorders impact areas of the body such as the muscles, nerves, blood vessels and more. Since MSDs are often associated with…

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