Are You Reporting Misconduct in the Workplace?

If you’re like many employees, you might be reluctant to report misconduct to your employer. No one wants to be a snitch, and you might worry about retaliation. But the reality is that when it comes to safety violations, reporting them is essential. A workplace accident happens every seven seconds in the United States, leading to 104,000,000 […]

Is Your 9-to-5 Becoming Monotonous? Here Are Some Tips

Once upon a time, you were excited about your job. You enjoyed getting up in the morning, and your workdays flew by effortlessly. You couldn’t stop telling your friends all the good things about your career.   But now you’re quoting a song title from the late, great B.B. King, “The Thrill is Gone.”   What went […]

Workplace Safety: Regulating Chemical Exposure

Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose not only health hazards such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity but also physical dangers that can include flammability, corrosion, and explosibility.   The Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) works to ensure that information about chemical and toxic substance hazards in the workplace, and the use of protective measures is distributed […]

Why It’s Important to Know Your Limitation When Lifting Heavy Objects

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that over 36 percent of injuries involving missed workdays were the result of shoulder and back injuries from heavy lifting. Overexertion and cumulative trauma were cited as the most significant factors in these injuries.   If you work in a manufacturing or warehouse job, you’ve probably been asked to lift a […]

Workplace Safety: Your Employees Are Only Invincible Until They’re Not

You already know that a safe working environment is in everyone’s best interests, but sometimes your employees become complacent about safety because they believe they have learned all there is to know. When that happens, they are less apt to take your safety tips seriously, and a workplace accident could be just around the corner.   […]

How to Properly Report Workplace Safety Issues to Your Manager

If you’re moderately observant and a safety-conscious individual, you’re going to spot a safety issue in your workplace at some point. It might not be a serious problem just yet, or it could already be putting one of your co-workers in imminent danger. Either way, you’ll need to bring it to someone’s attention. However, it […]