Every spring, as the days get warmer and the weather gets consistently drier, the construction industry ramps up their projects and construction season officially begins. And it is the time of year that workers and safety managers alike should be refreshed on proper safety protocols while on the job.
Demand for goods is likely at an all-time high. Many people who were stuck at home during the pandemic restrictions opted to make home improvements and upgrades. Combine that with significant supply chain slow-downs and there is a recipe for extreme demand.
To prevent slips and falls and improve safety on high traffic industrial stairs, Form-A-Tread Company offers a new category of durable high-tech epoxy paste called Form-A-Tread to ensure superior stair tread footing and visibility for years without re-application, instead of short-lived, high-maintenance tapes or coatings
Workplace early intervention programs help reduce the occurrence of sprain, strain, and repetitive motion injuries in the workplace. The way we prepare for physical tasks associated with the workplace really does matter. Workplace early intervention programs help reduce the occurrence of sprain, strain, and repetitive motion injuries in the workplace.
Preventable injuries culminate from a series of sequential events, as represented by five dominos. The first represents the task or situation, followed by some faulty worker decision, resulting in the unsafe action, which leads to an accident and the inevitable injury. By tipping the first domino all tend to fall, and by removing some of the intervening domino the accident can be eliminated. Hence the belief that workers decisions or actions are the primary cause of accidents.
Employers play an important role in engaging employees in healthy lifestyles, and research shows that employers who invest in the emotional health of their workforce see a return on that investment with improved safety performance. In fact, mental and emotional health, as it relates to worker safety and productivity, is one of the hottest topics being discussed in board rooms, human resource departments and executive offices across industries.
How do employers monitor the health and safety of personnel without encroaching on their privacy and productivity? What’s more, how do you ensure they’re wearing the proper protective gear at all times and also check that they’re utilizing safety protocols and utilities appropriately? The answer lies with wearable devices.
ISHN Magazine recognizes the most innovative personal protection equipment and occupational health and safety products of 2021
July 23, 2021
Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online for the most innovative personal protection equipment (PPE) and occupational health and safety products, and now the results of ISHN's 2021 Readers' Choice Awards are in!
ON DEMAND: Hand injuries are the #1 preventable injury in the workplace. Despite plentiful PPE, preventable hand injuries still occur at very high rates among industries where sub-contractors are a key part of the workforce.