Use ladders safely so workers don’t fall down on the job

At some point or another, we’ve all needed to retrieve an object or perform a task at a height that’s just beyond our reach. When that happens, are your employees reaching for approved ladders or stepstools or the most convenient substitute? Ground-level falls can lead to serious injury, but falling from heights is exponentially more […]

Confined space safety tips for employees

Employ these confined space safety tips for your workers [infographic] Working in confined spaces such as ductwork, equipment housings, pipelines or storage bins requires safety practices to protect your employees. These are restrictive spaces large enough to hold a worker, allowing him or her to do the job temporarily, but has a limited entry or […]

Eye protection is essential PPE

Most are aware that Florida municipalities are not subject to the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and that there has not been state oversight since the early 1990s.  Nonetheless, OSHA standards are still considered Best Practices. The following is the OSHA standard as it applies to eye protection: The employer shall […]

Staying in compliance: Avoiding common HR mistakes

When was the last time your organization spent conscious time considering Human Resources? HR is a frequently neglected area in many organizations, so we’re providing ways for avoiding common HR mistakes for your review as we look forward to next year. A robust HR system is not a luxury, but a necessity that’s all too […]

Inspect facilities for accessibility to enable the disabled

One of the main goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is to afford protections for those with disabilities in public spaces. While great strides towards this goal have been made since the act was first passed, complete accessibility for everyone remains an ongoing journey. Every person’s needs are unique, and the term “accessibility” […]

Promote safe driving with a public entity vehicle safety program

An effective commercial vehicle safety program for your organization should include: Having an effective commercial vehicle safety program can help reduce not only vehicle accidents, but also your organization’s operating costs. Whether your organization has company vehicles, or employees use their own vehicles, this program can help the drivers stay safe while on the road. […]

How to increase business security

Theft. Vandalism. Employee or customer harm. Securing a building not only protects your property, contents and inventory – it can also prevent harm to employees and help you avoid future liability claims. Here are steps to increase building security, making your property more secure.   View the infographic below to learn ways to increase your building security. […]

Helpful tips for ladder safety

National Ladder Safety Month 2023 Every March, the American Ladder Institute (ALI) presents National Ladder Safety Month to promote safe ladder use in the workplace and at home. Every year over one hundred people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Please join the American Ladder Institute by participating in National Ladder Safety Month […]