Safety manpower assessment, planning, and staffing are critical aspects of ensuring a safe working environment within an organization. These processes involve evaluating the workforce’s capacity, skills, and resources required to effectively manage safety and health concerns. Here are the key steps involved in safety manpower assessment, planning, and staffing: Safety Manpower Assessment: Identify Safety Roles […]


Safety planning for a new project is a crucial aspect of project management to ensure the well-being of workers and the successful completion of the project without incidents or accidents. Here are the steps to consider when planning for safety in a new project: Project Scope and Objectives: Clearly define the scope and objectives of […]


Accident and incident investigations are crucial processes within organizations aimed at identifying the causes of accidents, incidents, near misses, or other adverse events in order to prevent their recurrence and improve safety. Here are the key steps involved in accident and incident investigations: Immediate Response: Ensure that the immediate safety and health needs of any […]


Loss control assessments are a critical component of risk management within organizations. They involve a systematic evaluation of potential risks, hazards, and vulnerabilities that could lead to financial losses, injuries, or damage to property or assets. The primary objective of loss control assessments is to identify, assess, and mitigate risks to prevent or minimize adverse […]


Resolving Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues involves addressing workplace safety and health concerns to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for employees. Here are the steps you can take to resolve OSHA issues: Identify the Issue: First, identify the specific OSHA issue or concern within […]

Keep Workers Driving Safe

Texting while driving dramatically increases the risk of a motor vehicle injury or fatality. Employers need to make it clear to all workers that their company doesn’t require or condone texting while driving. It’s literally matter of life and death. How businesses can get started: Strong policies Have a strong policy that prohibits the use […]

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards

1926.501 – Fall Protection 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication 1926.451 – Scaffolding 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection 1910.147 – Lockout/Tagout 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks 1926.1053 – Ladders 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods 1910.212 – Machine Guarding 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements *As of 01/05/16

Fall Protection

In the United States, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities. Every year, on average, between 150 and 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls at construction sites. The OSHA standard for fall protection deals with both human and equipment-related issues. If there is any doubt […]

Scaffolding Safety

You may not realize how important scaffolding safety is.  During a seven-year period, OSHA statistics tell us that approximately 28% of the scaffold accidents that occur are because of construction deficiencies.  This includes things such as not completing the assembly or simply leaving out essential components.  Of the fatalities that occurred, there were 23% that […]