Traffic Control

Making Safe and Effective Traf...

Traffic is an inescapable part of business, whether your company works alongside roadways or simply has to manage employees and visitors driving in your facility's parking lots and access roads. When working near parking lots and roadways, safety has to be the to...
Warehouse Safety

5 Steps to Establishing Wareho...

Want to improve warehouse worker safety at your own business? Follow these five steps from Emedco to establish effective warehouse safety: Protect Against Slips, Trips & Falls Slips and falls are responsible for about 40 percent of reported workplace death...
Slippery When Wet

OSHA’s 3-Step Guide to Fall ...

Falls are the leading cause of death on construction job sites (40 percent) and account for 15 percent of accidental workplace deaths across all industries each year. In an effort to raise awareness among both workers and employers, OSHA teamed up with the National ...
Lockout Tags

5 Steps to Build an Effective ...

[caption id="attachment_4981" align="alignnone" width="300"] Lockout Tags[/caption] Since OSHA introduced Standard 1910.147, great strides have been made to increase safety and reduce incidents of injury in workplaces everywhere.  Having a Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) plan...
No Parking Signs for Your Parking Lots

7 Steps to Organize Your Parki...

Did you know one in five automobile accidents occurs in a parking lot? Though there are often reduced speeds in these areas, fender benders are more likely to occur in parking lots than on open roadways. So, how can you limit the number of accidents that occur in yo...
Cellphones on the Job

One Life: Cell Phone Safety

Losing a life in a video game may not just apply to the video game itself anymore. The new popularity of a certain new mobile gaming app, has the potential to put people’s safety at risk, if they are not paying attention. With more than 15 million downloads in less...
An Eye on Safety

Keeping an Eye on UV Safety

July is UV Safety Month and when you think of protecting yourself from UV rays what do you think of first? Most would probably say their skin. After all, it is our body’s largest organ, but what about your eyes? When it comes to UV rays there are two types, UVA and...
Cell Phone Courtesy

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month

There you are, in a public place, minding your own business and suddenly you’re subjected to someone else’s personal conversation and you think to yourself “Whoa! Did I just hear that correctly?”. Cell phone use is at an all time high, and I think we’ve all...
Mercury Rising

Think Safety When the Mercury ...

For those who work outside having the hot sun beating down on their backs is nothing new. After all, jobs don’t stop when temperatures soar. Unfortunately, the only choice is to work through it — often easier said than done. The hot summer months pose special haz...
Summer Heat

Keep Workers Safe from Heat St...

June 20th is the start of summer and as we enter the summer months, the warm weather has the potential to become very dangerous—even deadly—to workers who perform their job duties outside. According to OSHA, both environmental and job-specific factors can put...
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