employee practicing safety washing hands
Workplace Accidents

Tips for Safely Returning to Work in Houston

Houstonians know how to hustle; and, as we begin to navigate and understand our new ‘normal,’ the spirit of the city has not diminished. Just as Houston residents have united and worked together in the past, returning safely to work as a community is another challenge the city is capable of facing. Employees must practice […]

Worker driving forklift
Workplace Accidents

Six Forklift Safety Tips Every Worker Should Know

Workers across a variety of occupations heavily rely on the power of forklifts to assist and complete day-to-day job duties. When operated correctly and regularly maintained and inspected, forklifts can be beneficial to workers with their ability to lift and move heavy items over distances. Unfortunately, heavy machinery in many warehouses, jobsites, and fabrication shops […]

Construction worker at risk for fall injuries
Workplace Accidents

Fall Protection: The Safety Standard Most Cited by OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal entity responsible for setting and enforcing protective standards for health and safety in the workplace, including fall protection – a set of standards and safety guidelines designed to prevent falls and fall injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of all investigations performed annually, […]

Man welding at workplace
Workplace Accidents

What You Need to Know About Workplace Burn Injuries

Depending on your occupation, you may be at a greater risk for severe burn injuries than others. A report published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) revealed around 5,000 American workers suffer burn injuries each year according to reports filed with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Additionally, the American Burn Association […]