HEAT SAFETY

The hot temperatures are coming! As we all know, working in the heat puts an extra strain on your body. With some understanding of how the body reacts to heat, we can prevent heat-related disorders. Heat-related illness occurs when the body is unable to shed heat through sweating or circulatory changes.

Some symptoms of heat illness and heat stroke may include: Continue reading

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Hazard Awareness Training for Management and Employees

Just an update: We have obtained our OSHA Authorized Trainer designation for General Industry.  We are now authorized to conduct OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Safety Training for both the Construction Industry and General Industry.

This is great training for both the management team and your employees.  We do not just discuss OSHA standards or company polices, although they are part of the training.  We discuss real-life and everyday hazards that your team members face day in and day out.  We train people on hazard awareness. Continue reading

Who is Holding Your Hand?

Safety and hazard assessments go hand in hand.  If we do not understand what a hazard is, how can we apply measures to protect ourselves?  The ability to identify hazards comes from a variety of sources:  our experiences, others’ experiences, formal and informal training. No one gets out of bed in the morning and plans to get hurt.  Continue reading

NOW an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer – Construction

Just a note to let everyone know that we are now an OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer for the 10 and 30 hour Construction Outreach Safety Program.

The OSHA Outreach Training Program for the Construction Industry provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in the construction industry. The program also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint. This is a voluntary program and does not meet training requirements for any OSHA standards. Continue reading