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  • 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.
  • How To Replace a Lost OSHA Card

    December 28, 2023
    Life can be unpredictable, and sometimes valuable items like your driver’s license or car keys can get damaged or go missing. OSHA cards are no different. They’re required by employers because they’re proof you’ve finished a 10-Hour or 30-hour OSHA Outreach training course.
  • Year-End Review and EHS Resolutions

    December 28, 2023
    The end of the year is an ideal time for companies to reflect and make resolutions for the upcoming year. As the new year approaches, it's crucial to identify work goals and develop strategies to achieve them. Communicating these goals to colleagues and employees can engage them and help them develop into larger objectives. Read more below to find out how a little reflection can help set goals for a safer New Year and beyond.
  • What Is the Clean Air Act?

    December 21, 2023
    In response to growing concerns about air pollution and its harmful effects on public health and the environment, the United States passed the Clean Air Act. While that law has ensured that cities across the country have cleaner air, air pollution is still a huge problem. In this article, we will discuss what is the Clean Air Act, what it requires, and how getting further training can benefit you.
  • The Importance of Machine Guarding

    December 14, 2023
    Heavy equipment and machines can make lifting and hard work much easier, but they can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren't taken. Unguarded machines can inflict amputations, wounds, and abrasions. Here, we'll discuss how to recognize and control possible hazards while operating machinery and how machine guarding can help.
  • What Are OSHA’s Requirements for an Emergency Action Plan?

    December 7, 2023
    Are you prepared if disaster strikes at your workplace? While many would prefer to say yes, the reality is many businesses that should have an OSHA emergency action plan don’t have one in place. Continue reading below to learn how to make an emergency action plan according to OSHA’s requirements and discuss why every organization should have one in place for their employees.
  • Cold Weather Safety: Workplace Essentials

    November 30, 2023
    As the temperature drops and winter sets in, ensuring the safety and well-being of employees working in cold weather becomes a top priority for employers. Cold stress hazards can pose severe risks to workers' health and productivity, making it crucial to implement proper safety measures. In this blog post, we'll explore essential strategies for preventing cold stress in the workplace, from identifying hazards to providing the right clothing and equipment.
  • MSHA First Aid and CPR: Essential Skills for Safe Mining Operations

    November 25, 2023
    Everyone knows that mining is dangerous work. In addition to the inherent dangers of mine work, emergency medical treatment is complicated by the fact that mines are often located in remote areas. In these types of environments, having a trained workforce equipped with first aid and CPR skills isn’t just an advantage; it’s a necessity.
  • Who Needs Certified Environmental Specialist Training

    November 16, 2023
    Environmental laws can be complicated and ever-changing. One way to make sure you comply with federal regulations is through certified environmental specialist (CES) training. In this blog, we'll explore who benefits from certified environmental specialist training and why it's a valuable investment in today's environmentally conscious society.
  • What is a Boom Lift and How do You Operate One?

    November 9, 2023
    What Is a Boom Lift and How Do You Operate One? You will likely see a boom lift on any construction site. They are used for interior and outdoor tasks, including painting, window washing, roofing, and more. In this article, we will discuss what a boom lift is, what it does, and how it differentiates from other aerial lifts.