June is National Safety month! Mark your calendars. The National Safety Month weeks are broken out into awareness topics: Week 1: Stand Up to Falls Week 2: Recharge to Be in Charge (Focusing on Fatigue) Week 3: Prepare for Active Shooters Week 4: Don’t Just Sit There (Focusing on Ergonomics
There are no specific OSHA regulations that discuss behavior-based safety, however, OSHA does require employers to provide a safe and healthy work environment, and a behavior-based safety program can help provide that. Use these Behavior-Based Safety speaker’s notes to train your workers on having a safety attitude.
The training aid link just below addresses slips and falls prevention. Take 5 minutes for safety. Slips and Falls Prevention The winter months add another area to watch…walking on ice. The link below is a tip sheet to walk safely on ice…Like a Penguin. Walking Safely on Ice.
In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infection in Brazil. On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Local transmission has been reported in many other countries and territories. Zika virus will […]
The National Safety Council now has a Prescription Drug Employer Toolkit available for download at http://www.nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/prescription-drug-employer-kit.aspx. This free kit will help employers understand the issue and how to effective communicate information with their organization. The information will help employers understand more about workers’ compensation, opiod prescriptons and healthcare.
Employers know the benefits that accrue when employees embrace safety and live it every day. But what’s in it for the employees? Plenty, according to safety consultant Kevin Burns. Keep reading for a list of benefits to employees who buy in to safety and tips on providing the right tools to drive employee engagement. Among […]
Clutter and carelessness can cause major injuries. However, these injuries are totally preventable. Use this Good Housekeeping & General Maintenance Practices trainer’s outline to train your workers on housekeeping. Good Housekeeping Practices Safety Audit Checklists Good Housekeeping Practices Checklists Good Housekeeping Practices Handout Good Housekeeping Practices Quiz
Training Resources: Download these helpful documents once and use with all of your training presentations. Attendee Sign-in Sheet Summary: Keep track of who is attending your safety training sessions with this Attendee Sign-in Form. Simply download, print off the document, and then ask attendees to sign for a complete record of your training attendance. Basic […]
The objective of this session is to help your workers recognize electrical hazards on the job and take the proper precautions to protect themselves from electrical shocks and burns, and to protect the facility from electrical fires. Electrical Safety for Healthcare Workers Presentation (large file – download may take a few minutes) Electrical Safety for […]
According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 230,000 workers in the United States sustained nonfatal injuries from slips, trips, and falls in a recent year, each resulting in one or more days away from work. Although some of these injuries were only temporarily disabling, others left workers permanently disabled. This highlights […]
With the mosquito season coming this summer, this is a good time to talk to employees about the risks of West Nile Virus. West Nile Virus is a disease transmitted to humans primarily by mosquitoes. Use this West Nile Virus trainer’s outline to train your workers on healthcare safety. West Nile Virus Handout West […]
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