Safety is a key concern in any industry; however, it’s clear that some professions are more dangerous than others. Serious injury is more likely on an oil rig or mining operation than in an office setting.
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Since 2012, the number of people dying from drug- or alcohol-related causes while on the job has been growing by at least 25% annually (Bureau of Labor Statistics). And that’s just inside the workplace! According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 116 people died every day in 2016 from an opioid overdose, […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we provided resources to help you train employees on the dangers of distracted driving. Today, we provide 10 tips to help you train your employees to stop distracted driving.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so today’s Advisor provides you with valuable resources and statistics to help you train your employees about the dangers of distracted driving.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we got news on training trends from safety consultant, Ross Luko. Today, we hear more from Luko on how to ensure that trainees always know the answer to “what’s in it for me?” (WIIFM?).
Owens Corning is the 2014 recipient of the National Safety Council’s (NSC) Green Cross for Safety medal. The prestigious Green Cross award is presented annually to an organization with outstanding safety performance and a commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where employees work and live. Over the past 12 years, Owens […]
The federal Transportation Department’s announcement banning texting by drivers of commercial vehicles is sure to make employers think twice about their policies even if they don’t have trucks or buses on the road. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made the announcement January 26 that an interpretation of standing rules prohibits texting by drivers of commercial […]