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Bringing on Temporary Workers for Construction Season
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Bringing on Temporary Workers for Construction Season

The summer hiring season is just around the corner, and that can mean bringing on temporary workers to your job...  More →

Related Topics: temp , temporary workers , Construction

Working to Protect Temporary Workers
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Working to Protect Temporary Workers

OSHA recently issued a press release concerning their new alliance with the American Staffing Association as they “work together to...  More →

Related Topics: temp , temporary workers

Seasonal Temp Worker
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Seasonal Temp Worker

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

Improving Temp Worker Safety
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Improving Temp Worker Safety

The American Staffing Association reported that on the average workday, over 3 million temporary employees were working during the third...  More →

Q & A: How to Minimize the Disruption of Training
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Q & A: How to Minimize the Disruption of Training

Question: “Our turnover rate is very high from our temp agencies; how do we train everyone that comes in and...  More →

Related Topics: online safety training , OSHA , Safety , Training

A Day’s Work
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A Day’s Work

I’ll Do Anything. I just need a job. How many of us have said, "I’ll do anything; I just need...  More →

Related Topics: job , online safety training , OSHA , temp worker

Protect Yourself From Heat Illness When Working Outside This Summer
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Protect Yourself From Heat Illness When Working Outside This Summer

Working outdoors this summer? It’s all about water, rest, and shade. Those are the words of wisdom from OSHA, as...  More →

Related Topics: heat , Heating , Heat stress

Risk Management Smarts: Retail Safety Skills Training
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Risk Management Smarts: Retail Safety Skills Training

Retail safety skills training is not only necessary for the well-being of employees, but it’s also smart risk management. According...  More →

Related Topics: Retail Safety Skills Training , risk management , workplace violence , Retail Training Courses , Slips Trips and Falls , Ergonomics , Back Smarts , osha safety training

Improving Temp Worker Safety
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Improving Temp Worker Safety

A Growing Industry The temporary employment sector is a massive economic engine, but, as it continues to grow, safety professionals...  More →

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How to Survive a Furlough
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How to Survive a Furlough

It’s a sad state of the world we live in but furloughs are becoming a common business practice when companies...  More →

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Get Ready for Road Work Season
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Get Ready for Road Work Season

Now that winter has released its grip across the U.S., it’s time for seasonal road repair projects to begin. Let’s...  More →

Related Topics: road work , Construction

Workers’ Comp Math Made Easy
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Workers’ Comp Math Made Easy

How do you measure the effectiveness of your workers’ comp program? The Loss Run A loss run is a basic...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , workers comp

Don’t miss the Workers Memorial Day world premiere of “A Day’s Work”
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Don’t miss the Workers Memorial Day world premiere of “A Day’s Work”

90 minutes before he was killed on his first day of work as a temporary employee, 21-year-old Day Davis texted...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , hr , online safety training , Safety , safety training , temp worker

Webinar: Vaccination and Test Tracking –  Keeping Workers Safe
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Webinar: Vaccination and Test Tracking – Keeping Workers Safe

Looking for a way to log, track, and maintain employee vaccination status and test results? Unsure what the latest federal...  More →

Online OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training FAQ
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Online OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training FAQ

What is OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training? The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Construction , hr , OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , osha standards

Mitigating Warehouse Safety Hazards During High Demand
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Mitigating Warehouse Safety Hazards During High Demand

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of warehouse employees — reaching more than 1....  More →

Related Topics: warehouse , employee safety , warehouse safety , safety training , safety ha

HSI December Newsletter
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HSI December Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: road rage , newsletter , OSHA , higher education , higher , university , utilities , ewt , Heat stress

Summertime Eye Safety – Save Your Sight From Bright Lights and Glare
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Summertime Eye Safety – Save Your Sight From Bright Lights and Glare

Your eyes are your windows to exploring the life around you… so it’s best not take them for granted. According...  More →

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Tips to Build Relationships at Work
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Tips to Build Relationships at Work

Prior to the global pandemic, building relationships at work was fairly easy. You were surrounded by teammates with the...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills , Communication

10 Ways to Support Pregnant Employees: Know the Laws [+ More!]
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10 Ways to Support Pregnant Employees: Know the Laws [+ More!]

It’s hard to fathom, that pregnancy discrimination still exists. Since the start of FY 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...  More →

Related Topics: anti-harassment , discrimination , anti-harassment training , anti-discrimination training , learning and development , Inclusive Culture

The 20 Things You Need to Meet OSHA’s New Guidelines
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The 20 Things You Need to Meet OSHA’s New Guidelines

Make sure you’re prepared for a successful workplace COVID program....  More →

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Head, Neck, and Back Injuries — Prevention and Emergency Treatment
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Head, Neck, and Back Injuries — Prevention and Emergency Treatment

From typical lower backaches all the way to the sharp pain of an accident-induced case of whiplash; head, neck, and...  More →

Related Topics: Ergonomics , neck pain , Back Injuries , back , injury , injuries , neck , pain

HSI February Newsletter
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HSI February Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: road rage , newsletter , OSHA , higher education , higher , university , utilities , ewt , Heat stress

Q & A: Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule
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Q & A: Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule

Question: “What are the new training requirements in 1910.30? I don't understand who I'm supposed to train and what I'm...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , online safety training , osha standards , Training

HSI Releases Vaccination and Test Results Tracking Solution for Safety and HR Leaders
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HSI Releases Vaccination and Test Results Tracking Solution for Safety and HR Leaders

VaxSafe helps employers manage risk, minimize operational disruption, and maintain business continuity, leading to a healthier, safer workforce. HSI, a...  More →

Related Topics: Vax-Safe , HSI , Press Release , News

Implementing Mental Health into Your OHS Program
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Implementing Mental Health into Your OHS Program

Occupational health and safety has been at the forefront of employers’ minds for decades, with some safety organizations getting their...  More →

Related Topics: mental health , ohs , safety programs

Safety Job Responsibilities
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Safety Job Responsibilities

The 30,000-foot view of what is expected of an employer by way of workplace safety compliance. Determine workplace hazards and...  More →

Related Topics: job , online safety training , Safety

How to Avoid Safety Recordkeeping Errors & Citations
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How to Avoid Safety Recordkeeping Errors & Citations

Failure to maintain current and error-free workplace records can end up costing you loads of money in OSHA violations. Employers...  More →

Related Topics: accident , audits , Compliance , Construction , exposure , lms , PPE , citations

Training Challenges in the Workplace, 2020 Edition
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Training Challenges in the Workplace, 2020 Edition

I think it’s safe to say that every organization has had to make some adjustments and deal with a fair...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

OSHA's Leading Indicators
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OSHA's Leading Indicators

*Note: This content is republished from OSHA’s 2019 publication Using Leading Indicators to Improve Safety and Health Outcomes found here...  More →

Related Topics: effectiveness , indicators , leading indicators , OSHA , predictive , preparedness , prevention , prevention of accidents , proactive

Holiday Electrical Safety
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Holiday Electrical Safety

For many families, holiday lights in and around the house are a beloved part of the season. If you’re in...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Safety

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements State and Local Laws
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Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements State and Local Laws

Current as of September 2019 | Courtesy of ThinkHRSexual harassment prevention training is a best practices approach, even if not...  More →

Related Topics: prevention , sexual harassment

10 Practical New Hire Training Tips
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10 Practical New Hire Training Tips

We’ve all seen the industry statistics of the number of employees who leave a company because of poor new hire...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Onboarding , manager

OSHA 2021 Outlook
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OSHA 2021 Outlook

With a new administration entering the White House, 2021 could be very interesting for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , 2021 , Outlook , Administration , OSHA Budget , Focus , standards

Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training
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Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training

You might think diversity training is a one size fits all approach to get everyone working together. If diversity training...  More →

Related Topics: Diversity , DEI

Are you on OSHA’s COVID-19 inspection list?
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Are you on OSHA’s COVID-19 inspection list?

A new OSHA NEP helps employers know what to look out for....  More →

Related Topics: osha outlook , standards , covid 19 , Hazards , safety audit , Investigator , Protecting workers

HSI January Newsletter
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HSI January Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: road rage , newsletter , OSHA , higher education , higher , university , utilities , ewt , Heat stress

How To Be The Perfect Safety Professional (5 Easy Steps)
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How To Be The Perfect Safety Professional (5 Easy Steps)

ROI: Have Return-On-Investment (ROI) data proving safety is a profit center, not a cost center.Ensure all possible job tasks have...  More →

Related Topics: return on investment , roi , Safety , safety pro

Everything You Need to Know About the NERC Certification Exam
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Everything You Need to Know About the NERC Certification Exam

Electric power is something most people don’t think about until it isn’t there. How do power utilities make sure the...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Considerations When Employees Go From Part-Time to Full-Time Work
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Considerations When Employees Go From Part-Time to Full-Time Work

As companies struggle to find qualified candidates, the best choice for an open position might be right under your...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

4 Reasons to Have Training for Risk Management
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4 Reasons to Have Training for Risk Management

Why spend time and money on ongoing training for risk management? The answers are quite simple, but many! To save...  More →

Related Topics: Empower , Crisis Management

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