Backyard grilling, fireworks and pool parties are popular summer activities. As we gather for Fourth of July celebrations, remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free.
When driving through road construction, it’s important to drive safely to protect yourself and those around you. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, over 700 fatalities happen every year in work zones. However, you can easily stay safe while driving in work zones if you follow some important tips.
During the warm, summer months, it's important to consider how the heat and humidity affect those who work outside. Workers exposed to hot and humid conditions are at risk of heat-related illness, especially those doing heavy work tasks or using bulky or non-breathable protective clothing and equipment. Some workers might be at higher risk than others if they have not built up a tolerance to hot conditions, or if they have certain health conditions.
Make an injury free workplace your mission this month with proactive and concrete goals set in stone to keep you and your co-workers healthy!
Some of the riskiest locations for roadway collisions are work zones, as they often result in changes in traffic patterns and right of way, along with workers present and large commercial vehicles on the scene.
While big-ticket and dramatic workers' comp claims make headlines, the reality is that the more run-of-the-mill injuries are the ones that end up costing employers the most.
The costs for businesses when their employees are involved in car accidents on and off the job are staggering, at $72.2 billion a year, according to a new study.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month - a time to bring attention to this important issue. Distracted driving is the cause of many roadway fatalities and is also tied to higher insurance costs, which are passed down to consumers.
As the economy regains its footing, employment in the construction industry is surging as pent-up demand means that more homes are being built at a brisk pace. But this new growth in housing has come at a price for those working in the industry: a significant jump in construction workplace deaths and injuries.
Thousands of Americans are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection.
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