Creating A Safe Workplace: Rescue/Incident Plan

Creating A Safe Workplace: Rescue/Incident Plan

Make sure your workplace has an rescue/incident plan. When building an rescue/incident plan, the first step it to identify the possible hazards that could occur and make sure you have a plan of action if that incident were to occur. Make sure you have a competent...
Creating A Safe Workplace: Active Stretching Routines

Creating A Safe Workplace: Active Stretching Routines

At Emergent Safety keeping our customers safe is our number 1 priority so we are excited to bring you this 4 part blog serious, “Creating A Safe Workplace.”Have you ever thought about adding a pre-shift stretching routine to your work day? Stretching has a...
Are You Wearing The Proper Respirator?

Are You Wearing The Proper Respirator?

Respirators are needed whenever your work environment does not provide a clean air source. There are a wide variety of respirators, but is your current respirator NIOSH approved? WHAT IS NIOSH?NIOSH stands for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health....
Are Your Safety Glasses Protecting You?

Are Your Safety Glasses Protecting You?

What Safety Glasses Are Best For Your Job?Safety glasses prevent eye injury and should be worn at all times, when working ANYWHERE that debris is present. Prices for safety glasses range from $1 to $15+ a pair.  Since they are often lost or accidentally taken home by...
Worker Fatigue

Worker Fatigue

Are your workers being overworked on the job? Fatigue is a serious issue in jobs that require physical labor. June is National Safety Month, with the Week 3 Topic focusing on Worker Fatigue. Injury rates are higher among workers who are tired and not getting enough...
Hazard Recognition

Hazard Recognition

  How are you taking preventative measure against hazards in your workplace? Are your employees still exposed to workplace hazards? The NIOSH Hierarchy of Controls was developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to create a plan...