Press Release: Contributing Author for XpertHR

Press Release: The Safety Training Solution Commissioned as Content Expert for New, Award Winning HR Compliance Website. Leanne Coffman, President and Senior Management Consultant of the Safety Training Solution, who has over a decade of experience in employment law and workplace safety regulations, was recently commissioned as a subject matter expert to write for XpertHR, … Continue reading Press Release: Contributing Author for XpertHR

Reducing Pre-OSHA Inspection Jitters with Preparation

The very thought of unexpected government scrutiny is enough to make most of us break into a cold sweat. When combined with potentially sizable penalties, understandably, an unannounced OSHA inspection can be a source of serious concern. If OSHA comes knocking at your door, you can reduce pre-inspection jitters by being well-prepared. Here are some … Continue reading Reducing Pre-OSHA Inspection Jitters with Preparation

The Big Deal: Part 1: Making Sure Your EAP Protects Workers

Wondering if your Emergency Action Plan is up to snuff? Consider the following scenario: It’s around one o’clock p.m. on a hot, sultry summer day.  The weather forecast predicts more grueling heat and a very insignificant chance of storms. Your workplace is going about routine activity, unaware that a crisis will very quickly transpire. Suddenly, … Continue reading The Big Deal: Part 1: Making Sure Your EAP Protects Workers

Signs and Symptoms of Heat Illness

There are many heat-related illnesses, ranging from very treatable skin complaints to life threatening conditions. Any symptoms of heat illness indicates overexposure that may quickly worsen. Replacing fluids, taking frequent breaks and treating early symptoms is critical to avoid serious progression of the effects of heat. Although heat illness can be cummulative, the most severe … Continue reading Signs and Symptoms of Heat Illness

Using Acclimatization to Protect Workers From Heat

The truly hot weather is just around the corner. Are you doing the right things to get workers ready for extreme heat? Using an acclimatization schedule will help avoid dangerous work-related heat illness. "Acclimatization" is the process of adapting to environmental extremes and it's a necessary component of heat stress prevention. Intensity, frequency, duration and quantity of … Continue reading Using Acclimatization to Protect Workers From Heat

Why All Workers Need Electrical Safe Practice Training

Electricity is an all too common source of serious injury in the workplace. Find out why all workers should be trained to recognize sources of electrical hazards, as well as understand preventative measures to stay safe on the job. Virtually every employee has the potential for exposure to hazardous forms of electricity, whether by directly working on electrical components or through … Continue reading Why All Workers Need Electrical Safe Practice Training