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Radon: The Worst Hazard Your Employees Have Never Heard Of

Many of your employees probably have never heard of radon, much less realized that it might be in their homes, threatening their families. Now, in time for National Radon Action Month, here’s the info they need about this hidden hazard. If there’s a safety training topic you’ve never dealt with before, this one might be […]

Cold Weather Protection: What Workers Can Do for Themselves

Yesterday, we suggested some steps your company can take to protect workers from cold weather. Today, we’ll look at steps they can take, and a way to train in those steps in just 7 minutes. With winter locked in around us, yesterday’s Advisor supplied recommendations from OSHA and other experts on things an employer can […]

Protecting Workers in Cold Weather: What Your Company Can Do

Protecting workers in cold weather takes specific steps. OSHA has provided a list. And America’s eye doctors have added to it. Unless your workplace is located in places like California, Florida, or (“Dream on!”) Hawaii, you and your workers have to deal with winter. And following a pattern of extreme weather in recent years, what […]

How to Shed Those Holiday Pounds … and Get That Diet Back on Track!

Each Friday, Safety Daily Advisor will present one of a series of Safety Training Tips to share with your employees. This one explains how to win at staying healthy by losing that holiday-caused extra poundage. If your employees are like a lot of people, they’ve put on a few pounds over the holidays. Right about […]

Is OSHA Coming Back to Life?

OSHA has been relatively dormant under 8 years of a Republican in the White House. Now all that may change … and if it happens, it starts in Iowa tonight. Here’s what safety professionals should look for in the election year to come. Will you be watching the big game on TV tonight? No, not […]

Keep Safety in the Forefront–Even After Training

Team up to solve problems and improve safety. One excellent way to keep safety in the forefront is to encourage employee participation in improving workplace safety and promoting safety and health programs. And one of the best ways to do that is through the work of safety committees. You can also encourage involvement by setting […]

Just What Is OSHA and How Does it Work?

OSHA’s mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day. OSHA is a federal agency with 2,150 employees, including 1,100 inspectors, and an annual budget of nearly $500 million. Almost every working person in the nation, with a few exceptions, comes under OSHA’s jurisdiction. To protect all these workers, OSHA creates and […]