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OSHA's Hurricane Preparedness Guidance for Businesses

Posted by Greg Andress on Sep 15, 2020 2:13:00 PM

Businesses across the U.S. have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and although the spread of COVID-19 may be slowing, we aren’t off the hook just yet.

We’re just past the midpoint of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which makes us wonder, “Is this the calm before the storm?” Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anticipates this season to be fully active. In fact, it’s shaping up to be one of the more active hurricane seasons on record.

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Topics: workplace safety, osha

How to Manage Workplace Fatigue During COVID-19

Posted by Greg Andress on Aug 4, 2020 1:30:00 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has created a world of concerns, impacting almost every aspect of work and life. For many individuals, stress is at an all-time high with emerging worries about our physical health, concerns for our loved ones’ safety, and for some, longer work hours and added responsibilities. The strenuous demands of work, added to the stress brought on by COVID-19, is a recipe for mental and physical burnout leading to worksite mishaps.

Read on to learn ways you can help your employees manage workplace fatigue.

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Topics: Workers' Compensation, workplace safety, coronavirus

How Sleepiness Contributes to Accidents in the Workplace

Posted by Greg Andress on Oct 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It goes without saying that tired employees are less effective at work, but in some cases, excessive sleepiness is downright dangerous. No matter the industry, sleepiness can cause injuries to occur in the workplace because of additional errors, slower reaction time and poor judgement. Injuries in the workplace can also occur when someone believes they are able to handle important tasks, even though they’re not.

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Topics: workplace safety

Safety Lessons Learned - New Examples of Avoidable Workplace Accidents

Posted by Greg Andress on Sep 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM

One of the most important factors of running a business effectively is keeping employees healthy and safe. Safety Lessons Learned  is a series designed to provide examples of workplace accidents that result in injury or even death to help employers recognize hazards and put the proper preventative measures in place (names have been changed to ensure confidentiality).

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Topics: safety culture, workplace safety

[Webinar] Aerial Lift Safety: How to Identify Hazards and Train Employees

Posted by Greg Andress on Jul 8, 2019 2:00:00 PM

You are cordially invited to join FrankCrum for our free ongoing webinar series, which provides great tips for better business practices. This is your invitation to attend our next webinar, "Aerial Lift Safety: How to Identify Hazards and Train Employees."

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Topics: safety culture, workplace safety

Safety Lessons Learned - Real Life Examples of Avoidable Workplace Accidents

Posted by Greg Andress on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the most important factors of running a business effectively is keeping employees healthy and safe. Safety Lessons Learned is a series designed to provide examples of workplace accidents that result in injury or even death to help employers recognize hazards and put the proper preventative measures in place (names have been changed to ensure confidentiality).

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Topics: safety culture, workplace safety

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