The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention Sponsors Don’t Fry Day

To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day (May 25th) as Don’t Fry Day to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind everyone to protect their skin while enjoying the outdoors. […]

OSHA Launches Annual Heat Illness Prevention Campaign

OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Campaign, launched in 2011, educates employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. Through training sessions, outreach events, informational sessions, publications, social media messaging and media appearances, millions of workers and employers have learned how to protect workers from heat. Our safety message comes down to three key […]

OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Spaces Overview

Many workplaces contain spaces that are considered to be “confined” because their configurations hinder the activities of employees who must enter into, work in or exit from them. Many workers face increased risk of exposure to serious physical injury from hazards such as entrapment, engulfment and hazardous atmospheric conditions in confined spaces. Confinement in certain […]

Electrical Safety Training Makes the Jobsite Safer for All

OSHA’s Electrical Standards require employers to provide protection to all employees who work on or near any part of an electrical power circuit or are exposed to electrical hazards. Employers and contractors are also required to provide training to all workers who can be exposed to electrical hazards and retraining or updating as needed to […]

Safety Week

More than 80 national and global construction firms comprising The Construction Industry Safety (CISI) Group and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IIF) Forum have joined forces to create and celebrate Safety Week from May 7-11, 2018. Safety Week offers an opportunity for employers to share their organization’s commitment to jobsite safety with their communities. […]