Trench Safety Stand Down scheduled for June 14-18

Fairfax, VA — As part of Trench Safety Month, the National Utility Contractors Association, in conjunction with OSHA, is urging employers involved in trench work to participate in the sixth annual Trench Safety Stand Down. Set to take place June 14-18, the event is...

National Safety Month: Staying Safe 24/7

The importance of safety doesn’t take a break once the clock strikes 5 p.m. and you’re free to leave work. During National Safety Month this June, the National Safety Council (NSC) is promoting the importance of practicing safe behaviors 24/7. According to...

Heat Illness Awareness

With the area’s first wave of sustained 90 degree days are here, please find a link to OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention resources page below. Heat – Additional Resources | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov) Recent Articles Heat Illness...

The Next Frontier of Workplace Safety

A look at how video and computer vision can improve worker health and safety. Author: Chris Penrose Employees throughout the manufacturing industry filed hundreds of worker safety lawsuits in 2020. In fact, 68% of workers globally reported they do not feel completely...

National Safety Stand-Down, May 3 – 7, 2021

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 366 of the 971 construction fatalities recorded in 2017 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall...