As a small business owner, we know you already have a ton on your plate. Between coming up with a business plan, marketing strategy, budget and more, it’s easy to let safety fall by the wayside and forget to come up with a hazard communication plan for your business.
No businesses are ever 100% safe from an emergency situation, and there will be times where you will need to facilitate a safety effort between your employees and management to ensure your team stays safe and knows exactly what to do in the event of an emergency.
Part of workplace safety is your Hazard Communication Plan.
What is personal protective equipment? Also commonly referred to as “PPE,” this is equipment worn to reduce exposures to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. Those injuries or illnesses can result from contact with chemical, physical, radiological, electrical, mechanical, or any other workplace hazards. PPE may include gloves, glasses, hard-hats, respirators, earplugs or even coveralls, vests and full body suites.
First, if PPE is to be used, a PPE program should be implemented. This program should address any hazards present, type of PPE to be used, maintenance and how to use PPE.
In the summer time, burglaries and car thefts happen more frequently than any other season. This is due to a variety of factors, including vacations, travel, and warm days that may have people opening up their windows and leaving doors open to get some air. All of these present ample opportunities for thieves and burglars to steal your things, and cars are no exception.
Fortunately, by using common sense and taking the proper steps to protect your vehicle, you can drastically reduce the risk factors that could lead to your vehicle being stolen. Keep reading below for tips!
The past couple of years have had unprecedented effects on society and the workplace as a whole. As we come out of the pandemic, many companies have learned the importance of workplace safety and workplace safety programs. Most of us may be back in the office, yet there are still some who remain working remotely as companies have adjusted to this new normal.
If you are serious about the safety of your employees and your company, it may be worth exploring and building a safety program for your business to ensure everyone’s safety. Keep reading below for tips!
Summer is the time to get outside and go on vacation! It’s a fun season that gives families the opportunity to spend time together and make pleasant summer memories. Whether you’ve been planning a trip for a while, or this is your first time out since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve got some good safety tips for your summer trip!
Did you know that May is motorcycle safety month?
When nice weather hits and you’re ready to take your baby on a ride, be sure to keep some basic safety tips in mind, especially because accidents involving motorcycles can be catastrophic. In fact, those who ride motorcycles are 29 times more likely to die in crashes than those who stick to their car, SUV, or truck.
That’s why it’s so crucial to be sure that when you are operating a motorcycle or you’re riding one, to follow all safety recommendations.
Keep reading below for tips!
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