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...
How Can You Prevent Falls On Your Job-site?

How Can You Prevent Falls On Your Job-site?

Are your harnesses being properly inspected every time you are using them? Harnesses should be inspected before each use and inspected at least once every 6-12 months by a competent person.  Please carefully read your manufacturer guidelines, to make sure your...
Steering Clear Of Bugs and Poison Ivy This Summer

Steering Clear Of Bugs and Poison Ivy This Summer

When working in the outdoors, poison ivy and bug bites can be a concern. Are you taking proactive actions to protect yourself from poison ivy and bug bites? Emergent Safety offers a wide variety of bug bite and poison ivy solutions, to keep you rash free. However,...
Staying Cool in the Summer Months

Staying Cool in the Summer Months

With the summer quickly approaching, you should be preparing to hot and humid temperatures. Proper water breaks should be taken every hour, to prevent heat stress, as well as whenever you feel overheated. Employers should provide a proper hydration source for their...