Site Safety

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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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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Emergency Shower/Eyewash SignSite Safety

When Safety Signs and Tags are Required and What They Mean

OSHA has a lot to say about safety signs in the workplace. It’s the first critical step when it comes to workplace safety to alert employees and visitors to dangers, warnings and safety instructions that shouldn’t be missed.

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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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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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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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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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Hazardous Material Canisters in StorageSite Safety

Understanding the Risks of Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

Hazardous materials serve valuable functions in the workplace like the flammable liquids used for cutting and welding or the compressed gas used to fuel forklifts. It’s critical that workers know about the hazardous materials in their work area.

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Orange barricade around construction area close to the streetSite Safety

Barricades are an Important Component of Work Area Safety

A barricade warns of a boundary not to be crossed. If there is a potential hazard, signs must be visible at all times and when necessary, 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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Fingers near chop saw bladeSite Safety

Protect Workers from Machine and Point-of-Operation Hazards

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

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Warning sign on barricadeSite Safety

Know How to Choose the Right Sign for Every Job Site Situation

Don't assume everyone is aware of clear and present danger, signs are important! Know how to choose the right sign for every workplace and job site situation. If there is a potential hazard, signs must be visible at all times.

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

Protect Walking/Working Surfaces From Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards

Walking/Working Surfaces exist literally everywhere you can step foot in the workplace. That means that slip, trip & fall hazards are lurking everywhere too, but a good safety program can minimize those risks.

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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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