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Safety

Healthcare worker and patient safety

Equipment designed to help healthcare workers lift and move patients safely doesn’t just benefit the workers. It can also improve patients’ quality of life.

Forward-looking safety

If you’re like many employers, you spend considerable time and money making sure your organization adheres to OSHA requirements. It may be tempting to view this as the finish line for preventing injuries, but in reality, maintaining a truly safe workplace means going well beyond compliance.

Why chasing shoplifters is an unsafe choice for retail employees

You might see retailers chasing shoplifters in the movies, but in the real world it’s not a great idea. An employee could fall, get hit by a car or worse.

Welder wearing personal protective equipment
Welding and cutting torches: Protect yourself from ear damage caused by hot slag

Ear injuries can occur anytime someone is welding without ear protection, and the risk is especially high when a welder is working at an odd angle.

Kitchen
Preventing and responding to burns in kitchen environments

Use these tips to avoid burns while working in a kitchen.

Cartoon man driving a sports car and holding a cell phone with a "no" sign over it
Creating a policy for employee cell phone use while driving

If you have employees who drive as part of their jobs, your driving policy should address cell phone use. Use our sample cell phone policy as a guide to create your own.

Skip the safety hero
15 ways to be your own SAFETY HERO, like Skip

Defend yourself against workplace accidents by being aware of hazards. Be a good example. Practice safety in every aspect of your job.

Safety committee at work
Nine best practices to make your safety committee more effective

Having a safety committee with the goal of preventing injuries and accidents is worth the time and resources, especially if yours follows these best practices.

person clutching their knee
Tips to prevent re-injury after return-to-work

When an employee returns to work after an injury, make sure the employee understands the importance of working within medical restrictions and take these steps to prevent re-injury.

A worker intructing two other workers on how to use a saw
Cut down the risk of injury for your new employees

Make sure prospective hires understand the job and that new employees are properly trained to cut down the risk of injury.

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