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5 Common Causes of Back Injuries at Work  

In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2.8 million nonfatal on-the-job injuries and illnesses. Each year, over 1 million of these workers sustain back injuries in the workplace. Unfortunately, back injury is also the leading cause of job-related disability and is responsible for over 264 million annual lost workdays. …

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6 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 244,000 workers sustained nonfatal workplace injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls in 2019. It’s always unfortunate when an employee suffers an injury on the job. It not only hurts the worker but can also damage your company’s reputation for occupational safety …

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Why Do Ergonomics in the Workplace Matter?

Ergonomics in the workplace isn’t new. In fact, the term "ergonomics" has been used to describe the study of optimizing a work environment for safety and efficiency since the middle of last century. According to early expert and physician Etienne Grandjean, “Ergonomics is essentially fitting the workplace to the worker. …

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The 6 Types of OSHA Violations

In 2019, the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued close to 27,000 workplace safety citations. These penalties can cost businesses thousands of dollars and threaten the lives of valuable employees. But these penalties are avoidable. Today, we’re sharing the types of OSHA violations, plus the most common incidents that …

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4 Essential Workplace Safety Tips

Workplace safety is key to your organization succeeding. Lost time equals lost production. Unsafe and hazardous working conditions lead to employee dissatisfaction and higher turnover rates—or worse, severe or fatal employee injuries. Safe workplaces improve morale, productivity, and lower attrition. Let’s look into a few common workplace safety tips for …

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3 Workplace Safety Signs Every Business Needs

Workplace safety is one of the most important aspects of any job, and workplace safety signs are an integral part of ensuring the wellbeing of all employees. These signs are effective for safety at work due to their design and their ability to communicate information quickly and accurately. That’s why …

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