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Aerial View of Construction SiteSite Safety

Risks that Contractors and Workers Face on the Job

A robust safety program helps minimize risk to your workforce and keeping your insurance up to date will help your company weather any future liabilities.

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Emergency PlanSite Safety

Emergency Action Plans: Be Prepared if the Worst Happens

Do you know what to do if there is an emergency at your workplace? Do you know when to evacuate and when to shelter-in-place? Plan ahead to save lives.

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Worker pushing a hand truck with two boxes on it.Site Safety

Hand Truck Loading and Maneuvering Safety Precautions

While hand trucks can reduce risks associated with manual lifting, there are still safety precautions to follow when hand trucks are used for materials handling.

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Poisonous PlantsSite Safety

Poisonous Plants are Irritating for Outdoor Workers

Workers need to recognize the hazards, avoid contact with potentially harmful plants, and know how to protect themselves on the job.

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Fire AntsSite Safety

Tips for Outdoor Workers to Avoid Fire Ants on the Job

Workers should know how to recognize fire ant mounds, how to avoid them and what to do if they unexpectedly get bit and stung while working outdoors.

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Construction Supervisors Evaluating Safety Signs at Job SiteSite Safety

Job Hazard Analysis Review Starts Accident Investigation

When any incident occurs, what is one of the first questions that should be asked, and why is it a good starting point for the investigation?

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Gears, Risk AnalysisSite Safety

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA): Focus on Incident Prevention

Workplace safety isn't just something that you think about once a month at a safety meeting. Learn more about job hazard analysis and why it's important.

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Warning sign on barricadeSite Safety

Choose the Best Safety Sign for Every Job Site Situation

Don't assume everyone is aware of clear and present danger, signs are important! If there is a potential hazard, signs must be visible at all times.

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Warehouse Worker Tripped., Grasping at Hurt KneeSite Safety

Use Your Safety Program to Minimize Slip, Trip and Falls

Slip, trip and fall hazards are lurking everywhere on the walking/working surfaces at work, but a good safety program can minimize those risks.

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Warehouse Worker Pulling Pallet Jack Near Loading DockSite Safety

Safety Precautions to Prevent Injuries on Loading Docks

Loading docks can be high-traffic areas that present a variety of safety hazards that employees need to be aware of during the course of the work day.

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Copperhead SnakeSite Safety

Copperhead Snakes Can Be a Threat on Outdoor Job Sites

Copperhead snakes are not usually aggressive but it's important for outdoor workers to understand the threat and know what to do if they see a snake.

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Tips to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls in the WorkplaceSite Safety

Tips to Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

The statistics related to slip, trip and fall incidents at work are shocking but there's plenty a business owner can do to prevent unnecessary accidents.

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Fingers near chop saw bladeSite Safety

Protect Workers from Machine and Point-of-Operation Hazards

Moving machine parts have potential to cause severe workplace injuries. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded.

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Workers on Construction Site Working at HeightsSite Safety

Safety Tips to Avoid Common Construction Site Hazards

Common construction site hazards along with guidance on specific items that need to be included in the construction company's workplace safety program.

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Hazard Sign and Caution TapeSite Safety

How to Respond in an Active Shooter Situation at Work

A safety meeting on active shooter response is an opportunity to discuss security measures already in place and site-specific details employees should know.

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Cottonmouth SnakesSite Safety

Cottonmouth Snakes Can Be a Threat on Outdoor Job Sites

Cottonmouth and other poisonous snakes can be a real hazard for some workers, and if that's the case they should be trained on how to protect themselves.

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RattlesnakeSite Safety

Beware of Rattlesnakes in Outdoor Work Areas

Recognizable to most, and found in almost all work areas outdoors, rattlesnakes can be encountered in work environments across the United States.

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Messy Construction AreaSite Safety

Housekeeping Plays an Important Role on Every Job Site

Believe it or not, OSHA cares how neat and tidy you are on the job site. Messy projects mean the potential for OSHA poor housekeeping citations.

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Tick Hazard SignSite Safety

Safety Reminders About Tick Hazards for Outdoor Workers

If employees are working outdoors or in any area where ticks could be present, it would be a good idea to have an annual safety meeting on tick avoidance.

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Coral Snake on MulchSite Safety

Reminders About Coral Snake Dangers for Outdoor Workers

For outdoor workers there may be the opportunity to encounter venomous snakes on the job and safety training should include how to watch for snakes.

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Portable Yellow Caution Wet Floor Sign Leaning Up Against a White WallSite Safety

Protect Walking Surfaces From Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards

Slip, trip & fall hazards are lurking everywhere you find walking/working surfaces, but a good workplace health and safety program can minimize those risks.

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Black Widow SpiderSite Safety

Protect Workers from the Bite of Black Widow Spiders

If black widow spiders are present in your area of the country, please raise awareness with employees at least once a year during a safety meeting.

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Bee on a FlowerSite Safety

How to Keep Workers Safe from Insects and Bee Stings

For some workers, it's simply a nuisance and hazard of working outdoors, for others, bees and insects can literally put them in a life or death situation.

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Emergency Action PlanSite Safety

Construction Sites Need Specific Plans for Emergencies

Emergency Action Plans provide site-specific procedures so workers know what is expected and what to do in the event of an emergency.

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Orange barricade around construction area close to the streetSite Safety

Barricades are an Important Component of Work Area Safety

If there is a potential hazard appropriate barricades must be in place. Do you know what can safely be used as a barricade if used properly?

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Safety, Written WordSite Safety

Job Hazard Analysis Sets Focus on Accident Prevention

Safety isn't just something that you think about once a month at the mandatory HQ meeting. What is a Job Hazard Analysis and why is it important?

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Emergency Shower/Eyewash SignSite Safety

When Safety Signs and Tags are Needed and What They Mean

Safety signs are the first critical step when it comes to workplace safety to alert everyone to dangers, warnings and safety instructions that shouldn't be missed.

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Hazardous Material Canisters in StorageSite Safety

The Dangers of Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

It's critical that workers know about the hazardous materials in their work area like flammable liquids and compressed gas, so they can protect themselves.

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Page from dictionary showing definition of workplace bullying.Site Safety

Dealing with Unwanted Aggression from a Workplace Bully

Workplace bullying is a health and safety concern for any organization because of the negative impacts that can occur as a result of a hostile work environment.

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Thermal Imaging CameraSite Safety

Guarantee Workplace Safety with Smart Building Solutions

Structures that use smart technology solutions are among today’s biggest trends, which promises plenty of benefits that includes safety.

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Generic Hazard Sign with Exclamation PointSite Safety

Hazard Signs You Might See at Work and What They Mean

Here are some of the most common variations of hazard signs that you might see in the workplace and how you can interpret their meaning.

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Construction worker putting his hand out to signal "stop".Site Safety

How to Prevent, Predict and Respond to Workplace Violence

Gain perspective on the different types of workplace violence, warning signs to be aware of, reporting and investigation guidance, and active shooter scenarios.

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Brown Recluse SpiderSite Safety

How to Recognize the Poisonous Brown Recluse Spider

If brown recluse spiders are present in your area of the country, please raise awareness with employees at least once a year during a safety meeting.

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