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  • Forklift Safety: Hazards & Prevention

    February 22, 2024
    In warehouses, construction sites, and manufacturing facilities, heavy machinery, like forklifts, are important tools used to move heavy materials more efficiently. Before you ever get into the driver's seat of one of these machines, you must first obtain the necessary training to understand the hazards and prevention methods associated with the work. Continue reading to learn more about the on-the-job hazards forklift drivers face and their solutions.
  • The Importance of Proper Chemical Labeling

    February 15, 2024
    From the sulfuric acid used in our car batteries to the pesticides used in our yards, chemicals play a vital role in our everyday lives. However, with their numerous benefits come inherent risks, especially when chemicals are labeled incorrectly. In this article, we will go over OSHA’s labeling requirements and how they benefit you.
  • Becoming a Competent Person: The Power of Supervisor Training

    February 15, 2024
    Thousands of people are killed or injured in the workplace every year. Being able to recognize a hazard before it causes harm can help reduce these tragedies. This is where the role of a competent person comes in. These individuals serve as the foundation for maintaining and improving workplace safety standards.
  • Common Hazards of Confined Space Entry

    February 8, 2024
    In certain industries, working in confined spaces is not something that can always be avoided. This can put people in dangerous situations. It's important to be aware of the most common hazards found in confined spaces to reduce workplace injuries. In this post, we'll go over the main hazards associated with confined space work and how to avoid them in order to keep you and your employees safe while on the job.
  • Asbestos Safety: Protecting Lives, the Environment, and Your Career

    February 1, 2024
    Asbestos can be found in everything from paint to insulation, even some home appliances. However, inhaling asbestos fibers and long-term exposure can lead to life-threatening illnesses. In this blog, we’ll discuss the long- and short-term asbestos exposure and the role that online safety training plays in keeping you and your employees safe and how it can help improve your career.  
  • RCRA Compliance: Navigating Hazardous Waste Regulations with Confidence

    January 26, 2024
    It’s an unfortunate reality to think about, but major corporations, businesses, and even government entities produce billions of solid waste every year. However, these organizations can get major citations and fines for not following proper hazardous waste disposal regulations.
  • Government Contracts and EM 385

    January 18, 2024
    Government construction projects have strict safety standards to adhere to. To expand your contracting career to work on these types of job sites, you and your team must complete EM 385-1-1 training. Otherwise, you could be missing out on valuable work experience. In this article, we will talk about what EM 385-1-1 training entails, its benefits, and how it could help you obtain government or military construction contracts.
  • LOTO: A Guide to Lockout Tagout

    January 13, 2024
    Accidents can happen in any workplace, especially construction sites. That’s why there are rules in place to prevent accidents and hopefully avoid injuries. One of the ways to protect yourself and others from serious harm when operating heavy machinery is through lockout/tagout training. In this article, we will discuss lockout/tagout procedures, devices, and how the benefits of the program just might save your life.
  • The 5 Most Common Confined Space Hazards

    January 5, 2024
    Over 2 million Americans enter a permit-required confined space on the job every year. And every year, confined space hazards claim the lives of 100 to 150 of them.
  • New Year, New Safety Goals

    January 4, 2024
    As the year ends, many people make resolutions to improve their lives. Why should companies be any different? Making workplace New Year's resolutions is a great way to start the year as we enter 2024. It can help start the new year off on the right foot, providing goals to work on and motivating employees and colleagues. Read more below about how workplace resolutions can help you start the new year off on the right foot, providing goals to work on and motivating employees and colleagues.