4 ways to keep employees calm after a workplace accident

Even if an employer provides workers with safety training and complies with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) standards, an accident may still occur. During any sort of emergency situation, it is important for supervisors to keep injured workers and the rest of the staff as calm as possible to prevent the chance of employees panicking, which may lead to additional injuries. However, maintaining calm after an accident has happened can be difficult, so employers may want to provide managers with a few tips on how to do so. Continue reading

Conduct safety performance reviews with employees

Training workers about safe practices may not be enough to create a secure workplace. Many employees can develop unsafe habits over an extended period of time if they’re not reminded of safety requirements, so employers may consider providing staff with ongoing safety education and to frequently test their knowledge. In fact, many workers may welcome it. Continue reading

Encourage heart health during National Cholesterol Education Month

Many employers are implementing wellness programs to improve the workers’ health and reduce the likelihood of an accident on site. While some employers may focus on weight-loss initiatives or programs based on smoking cessation, cholesterol is a vital component of a healthy lifestyle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance” that can collect in a person’s arteries, creating blockages that can interfere with the individual’s blood flow. Continue reading