Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

The best thing you can do for your workers is to encourage them to resolve to put their health and safety first. Health and safety should represent the priority against which workers align all of their actions. Explanation: Most of us get overwhelmed by the sheer effort involved in achieving our New Year's resolutions. In … Continue reading Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

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The Dangers of Working at Heights

New data from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) show you don’t have to fall very far for the fall to be deadly. In 2011, CFOI began collecting information on the height of fatal falls. In construction, almost half of the fatal falls (48.8 percent) were from 20 feet or less, 14 percent were … Continue reading The Dangers of Working at Heights

The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic

Workplace Safety Infographic: Workplace Safety Safety in the workplace is a direct result of employer communication with employees. In addition, it is the employers responsibility to ensure workers are respecting the guidelines and preventive measures communicated to them to keep themselves and their coworkers safe and out of danger while performing their duties. Workplace fatalities … Continue reading The Source & Costs of Accidents – “Workplace Safety” Infographic

CFOI 2011 Fatal Work Injury Report

An estimated 4,609 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2011, down from a final count of 4,690 fatal work injuries in 2010, according to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) program conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The rate of fatal work injury for U.S. workers … Continue reading CFOI 2011 Fatal Work Injury Report

The Number of US Worker Fatalities Held Nearly Steady from 2009 to 2010

Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released August 25 show little change in the number of workplace fatalities in 2010 compared with 2009. Last year, 4,547 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,551 fatal work injuries in 2009. In response, Secretary of … Continue reading The Number of US Worker Fatalities Held Nearly Steady from 2009 to 2010