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Workplace Violence Prevention Training: The Key to a Safe Workplace

  • These days, a very real danger looms in the backs of the minds of almost all people who work together: the potential for violence to shatter the relative calm of the workplace. In this post, we're sharing what you need to know about workplace violence and why workplace violence prevention training is important for keeping your employees safe. What is Workplace Violence? Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other disruptive behavior that occurs at…
    Near Miss Reporting

    10 Important Reasons Why You Need to Implement Near Miss Reporting

  • Wondering what exactly is a near miss?  And what is required for near miss reporting?  That's where we're here to help! As occupational safety experts in the construction industry, we've worked with numerous clients over the years to identify near misses and develop near miss reporting. In this post, we're sharing everything you need to know about near misses, including their importance in occupational safety programs, as well as best practices for near miss reporting. About Near Misses First, let's…
    Pinch Point Hazards

    10 Important Safety Tips to Avoid Pinch Point Hazards

  • Pinch points are common workplace hazards that can lead to serious injury, amputations, and even death on the job site. In this post, we're sharing everything you need to know about pinch point hazards and top safety tips to prevent these types of injuries. What is a pinch point? A pinch point is where two objects come together and a body part, most commonly the fingers and hands, can get caught.  While pinch point hazards most often involve the fingers…
    Holiday Fatigue

    5 Workplace Safety Tips to Combat Holiday Fatigue

  • The holiday season is just around the corner, and with that comes an abundance of holiday parties, stress, and overindulgence. Balancing holiday social obligations with work responsibilities can in turn can affect energy levels and productivity in the workplace.  In this post, we're sharing 5 useful tips to combat holiday fatigue. What is holiday fatigue? Holiday fatigue can be defined as the stress, tiredness, and exhaustion that comes from holiday preparations.  Many people are faced with holiday shopping, social events,…
    Mental Health in Construction

    5 Tips to Improve Mental Health in Construction

  • Although it's not always talked about, mental health issues and suicide are highly prevalent in the construction industry. In fact, the number of suicides in the construction industry is 3 times higher than the US average.  In this post, we're sharing a few tips to improve mental health in construction. Why is mental health important in construction? At Safety International, we help our clients with all aspects of physical safety and protection to keep their workers safe on the job. …
    Site Specific Safety Plan

    Site Specific Safety Plan: FAQs Answered

  • Creating a thorough site specific safety plan is one of the first steps when starting a new construction project.  At Safety International, we are trusted safety experts and have created dozens of site specific safety plans for our clients.  In this post, we're answering the most frequently asked questions about the site specific safety plan, including the required components and our expert tips on how to write a successful plan. Site Specific Safety Plan FAQs What is a site specific…
    Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

    How to Prevent the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

  • Each year OSHA releases a list of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations. At Safety International, it's our job to help employers prevent these common incidents and injuries from happening in the workplace.  With the right guidance and safety training, these injuries can almost always be avoided.  Follow these tips to prevent these top 10 OSHA citations from happening to you and your workers. The Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Violations: 1. Fall Protection Of all workplace…
    Technology and Safety in the Workplace

    5 Easy Technology Tips to Improve Safety in the Workplace

  • It's no secret that new and emerging technology is playing a major role in how we operate in the modern workplace.  In this post, we're sharing some easy tips on how to use technology to improve safety in the workplace, which can help to minimize injuries and fatalities. 1. Setup your emergency medical ID. Setting up your medical ID on your cell phone has to be one of the easiest things you can do to share personal medical information in…
    Common OSHA Violations Related to Covid-19

    The Most Common Covid-19 Related Violations: What You Need to Know

  • OSHA has recently released a set of guidelines for Covid-19 related violations including a listing of the most common citations that employers have faced during Covid-19 related inspections. In this post, we're detailing everything you need to be aware of to avoid these citations and keep your employees safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. Most Common Covid-19 Violations The most common Covid-19 related violations revolve mostly around respiratory protection, personal protective equipment, and recordkeeping procedures.  Follow these guidelines to avoid getting…
    Cold Weather Safety Tips

    Cold Weather Safety Tips to Protect Your Workers This Winter

  • As we head into December, it's important to be prepared for the oncoming winter weather.  In this post, we're detailing the extreme risks associated with winter weather and sharing our top cold weather safety tips to protect your workers on outdoor job sites. Types of Cold Stress There are a number of risks that can occur from losing body heat when working in cold and wet conditions.  Below are the most common types of cold stress and how to respond…

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