Just how safe is your workplace? In order to answer this, you need to think about how you measure the safety of a workplace. You could start by asking yourself if you could bring a loved one into your facility without breaking into a panicked sweat … Or, you could take a more quantifiable approach.Read More
Newly available from SGIA’s Government Affairs team is the Walking Working Surfaces (WWS) Safety Package. This collection of resources is a comprehensive compliance resource that builds on our Ladder Safety Package. The recent addition of a rule overview booklet, two more posters and five checklists completes the package to be a one-stop shop for your WWS compliance needs. Here's what the package specifically includes.Read More
While SGIA’s Safety Recognition Program has provided its members with useful information for keeping employees safe in the nearly two decades since its inception, it has undergone significant updates this year. We have revamped the program in response to the ever-changing safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance landscape. Its new participation guidelines, or Rules of Engagement, organize and include more action items to guide participants through the necessities of creating and maintaining an all-encompassing safety and health program for their facilities. Finally, drawing inspiration from OSHA’s Safe and Sound Week, we created our own complementary campaign.
Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announces the most frequently cited workplace violations for the year. OSHA’s newest top 10 violations span the 2018 fiscal year (October 1, 2017–September 30, 2018).Read More