Workplace Safety Industry News

Workplace Safety Industry News

Our focus is your safety, and we use our blog to provide you with what we feel is important safety information in the industry today.  

Important updates, rules from the most important standards in the industry:  OSHA, PEC Safety and others. 

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How To Prepare For A Hurricane

Many people tend to ignore the dangers of Hurricanes until they experience the full force of being in the line-of-fire for a strong storm. It’s common for people to be near a hurricane, but have never had a loss of property, they may disregard the threat of a big storm coming. If you live in […]

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The Benefits of OSHA Safety Training

OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and OSHA training in the workplace has been in place since the early 1970s providing protection for both companies and workers across several business industries in how to engage in safe health practices and avoiding hazards while on the job. By engaging in OSHA training online […]

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5 Essential Summer Safety Tips

Summer is finally here! The warmer weather gives us more excuses to get outside and enjoy family fun, but we have to take precautions to stay safe in the heat, on the water and during our favorite outdoor activities. Stay safe and get the most out of this summer with these five essential summer safety tips. […]

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Water and Boating Safety Tips

While drowning is more common for children 5 and younger, it’s the second leading cause of death for people age 5-24. According to NSC data, 710 people age 5 to 24 drowned in 2013. Not including boating incidents, on average, about 10 people die from drowning every day in the United States, according to Injury Facts […]

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8 Important Boating Safety Tips

Safe Boating Week is brought to us by the National Safe Boating Council, advocates for wearing life jackets and practicing safety during boating season. Whether you’re fishing or out for a sunset cruise, please follow these safety tips next time you take the boat out. Wear Your Life Jacket Drowning is the reported cause of […]

Stand Down For Fall Protection

Falling down is one of the most preventable causes of death and devastating injury on the job today. Construction workers are probably at the most risk, but gravity can get anybody at any time. These accidents affect families, business owners and society in general. To help reduce the costs of these injuries in the workplace […]

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What Is Taught In Basic SafeLandUSA & SafeGulf Safety Training?

Basic SafeLandUSA and SafeGulf courses provide safety training for individuals employed in the natural resource exploration and refinement fields. Our SafeLandUSA and SafeGulf one-day training course, or PEC Basic Training program, provides a basic understanding at an awareness level of certain general safety information that an employee should know before entering a company facility and […]

Construction Accidents & How To Prevent Them

According to OSHA, there were 4,379 worker fatalities in private industry. And, 1 in 5 worker deaths were in the construction industry. The “Fatal Four,” which includes falls, struck by objects, electrocutions, and equipment catches, are responsible for 64.2% of construction worker deaths. Omega Safety Training provides safety training for companies and workers in the […]