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Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.


Monday, November 10, 2014

Holiday Workplace Safety and Safety Training Vids



'Tis the Season for Workplace Safety

In many industries, production and sales ramp up during the holidays and temp labor is brought in. Management struggles to train and incorporate the new labor force at a time when workload is at its peak. Fire risk also increases with lighting/decorations. During the holiday season, an average of over 400 people are killed and 1,650 injured due to fire-related incidents. These elements create the perfect storm for safety issues.  >> Find out how to minimize issues

Free Safety Training Videos

This is a really thorough listing of free safety videos from Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. It includes topics such as chainsaw safety, grain bin safety, confined spaces, arc flash, respiratory protection, even preparing the workplace for an earthquake. Some of the videos can be downloaded and played on a different device if desired, and it includes some in Spanish.  >> Get them here

You may also like safety tip video shorts as quick training tools. Perhaps play one at the beginning of the next team meeting. Remind employees of the importance of safety in a unique way, and they're more likely to remember it.  >> Safety tip videos

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