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Suicide Prevention in the Workplace: Mental Health Awareness / Knowing the Signs

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace: Mental Health Awareness / Knowing the Signs

It can be easy to get caught up in our own lives, problems, and stresses and therefore barely focus on what’s going on in the lives of those around us. But, it’s vitally important for employers and employees alike to be aware and know the signs of potential mental illness in themselves and others.

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace: Prioritizing a Safe Workplace Environment
7 Essential Elements of an Incident Report, and a Free Guide

7 Essential Elements of an Incident Report, and a Free Guide

Incident reports are crucial to establishing safety for employees as well as establishing best practices in the workplace. Properly documenting incidents helps identify dangers in the work environment and avoid situations that could potentially endanger people. Most importantly, a well-written incident report can help ensure that your company is compliant with governmental labor regulations and standards. Every company has unique guidelines when filing incident reports. How one organization operates on a day-to-day basis is most likely different from how your company operates. You don’t have to copy their exact format or template. Instead, come up with a guideline that reflect your company's systems and procedures. But the structure and the essential inclusions are just the same.

What are the OSHA Requirements for Scaffolding & Best Practices?
Calculate Your OSHA Dart Rate!

Calculate Your OSHA Dart Rate!

How do serious workplace injuries impact your business? The OSHA Days Away, Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate is an excellent tool for measuring these recordable incidents' effect on a business over time. 

While the DART rate is used by OSHA to follow and assess trends in high-risk industries, EHS managers can use the data from the DART rate to continuously improve their company’s Safety Management System.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Toolbox Talk

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Toolbox Talk

There are not many topics more pertinent to onsite safety than personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE in the construction industry. This is the clothing and gear that’s specifically intended to keep the wearer from harm. It can include anything from safety goggles for shielding the eyes to harnesses and fall arrest systems that prevent workers falling from a height. Even a simple hi-vis garment can be considered a form of PPE, protecting the wearer by making them easily spotted.

What Is An EMR Rating or Experience Modification Rate?

What Is An EMR Rating or Experience Modification Rate?

What is an EMR you may be asking? Does a world filled with acronyms and formulas leave you scratching your head? When it comes to your EMR or Experience Modification Rate, it’s not the time to be dismissive! 

Your company’s EMR affects your bottom line AND your ability to be competitive when bidding for jobs. So, let's dig in !!

 

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