Preparing Yourself for Any Disaster

With the recent California wildfire and the abundance of forest fires that have been frequently occurring, there is no better time than now to prepare yourselves for an emergency evacuation. By creating yourself an emergency grab-and-go bag, you are setting yourself up for any disaster that may arise. The following list is some essentials for a Do-it-Yourself emergency kit:

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Lone Worker Safety: Monitoring Technologies

What you’ll need to know when you’re choosing a device for lone worker safety

monitor checking smartphone on jobsite

In the third part of our January Tech Check, we’re looking at technologies available to protect lone workers. SafetyLine supports a variety of technologies, which means that you may have a tough decision when it comes to purchasing devices. In this guide, we’ll break down the capabilities of each device, and outline some common usage scenarios.

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Is Safety Productive?

Can productivity and safety go together in workplace?

workers looking over plans

When it comes to investing in workplace safety, the perceived negative impact on productivity is a key concern. The truth is, a safe workplace is often a more productive and profitable one! In this article, we’ll look at how safety and productivity go together in the workplace, and how safety can actually help your bottom line.

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Workplace Hazards Series: Ergonomic Hazards

How to spot the Ergonomic Hazards in your workplace before they harm your employees

Businessman with back pain

Ergonomic Hazards are factors in your environment that can harm the musculoskeletal system. Injuries that are caused by strain placed on the body from Ergonomic Hazards aren’t always immediately obvious, making these hazards difficult to detect. In this post from our “Workplace Hazards” series, we’ll take a look at how you can identify Ergonomic Hazards and remove them your workplace.

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Building Safe Habits in the Workplace

How you can double down on your commitment to safety

Industrial workers with notebook, teamwork

Building a safe work environment is everyone’s responsibility. Just like any work rules, safety works best when it’s consistent. If you want to establish a real culture of safety, you need to make safety a habit.

Creating an effective habit is more than just repetition, it’s about adopting a new mindset. In this post we’ll look at some of the ways that you can make an ongoing commitment to safety in your workplace.

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Can Employees Working in a Group Be Lone Workers?

Working alone doesn’t have to mean working in isolation

Road Construction Workers

The idea of safety in numbers has been around forever. It’s common sense that being in a group can reduce risks from violence and accidents. What isn’t always common sense is the reality that groups of people are often at the same risk as an individual. In these situations, it’s important for employers to have a plan in place that covers not just lone workers, but groups of employees.

In this post, we’ll look at what employers can do to create safety policies that protect both lone workers and larger groups of employees.

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Workplace Hazards Series: Physical Hazards

Something you can’t see could be causing your employees harm

construction worker

Of all the hazards in your workplace, Physical Hazards might the least obvious. Despite their name, Physical Hazards aren’t always something that you can see or touch. In this installment of our “Workplace Hazards” series, we’ll take a look at how you can identify and prepare for Physical Hazards.

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Building Safe Habits in the Workplace

How you can double down on your commitment to safety

worker wearing protective equipment

Building a safe work environment is everyone’s responsibility. Just like any work rules, safety works best when it’s consistent. If you want to establish a real culture of safety, you need to make safety a habit.

Creating an effective habit is more than just repetition, it’s about adopting a new mindset. In this post we’ll look at some of the ways that you can make an ongoing commitment to safety in your workplace.

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10 Halloween Safety Tips

Have a Safe and Spooktacular Time Trick or Treating this Halloween!

little girl cat costume trick or treating for Halloween with pumpkins

If you will be taking your kids Trick-or-Treating, you not only want them to have fun going door to door stocking up on candy, but to stay safe while doing so! Keep in mind these 10 Halloween safety tips to have the best time Trick-or-Treating!

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