March is National Ladder Safety Month. March is the ideal time to highlight and encourage ladder safety because it coincides with Spring home improvement projects and the beginning of the construction season. It heightens awareness, reinforces safety training, and educates homeowners and working professionals.
Dec 2-6 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. Research shows that older drivers are more likely – than their younger counterparts – to adopt safe behaviors such as wearing a seat belt and complying with speed limits.
However, those age 55 and older have twice the risk of dying in a work-related crash than younger workers do. One possible reason is that older persons are more likely to be injured if they are in a crash, and more likely to die if they are injured.
OSHA’s Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2019 are out. For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection is OSHA’s was most frequently cited violation standard – while most of the list remained largely unchanged from last year.
The OSHA Top 10 list is a helpful guide for understanding just how America’s businesses are in complying with the basic rules of workplace safety.
OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive occupational safety and health (OSH) programs in all workplaces.
Implementing a safety and health program can not only reduce worker injuries – but can also save a business money and improve competitiveness.