Our Safety Blog & Newsletter
TSS is committed to helping businesses, communities and individuals create safe environments — regardless of whether you’re a client. Visit our safety blog, and sign up for our free, monthly newsletter to find information covering many topics related to workplace, community and in-home safety.
If you would like to participate in one of our webinars or attend a TSS-sponsored event, you can view what we have coming up on our calendar.
One would think that with warmer temperatures and roadways free of ice, snow and sleet, that this would be the safest driving season. But summer brings with it its own driving hazards. According to a 24-year study of driving accidents conducted by the National Highway...
By David Martin, TSS Safety Coordinator Research shows that there is a direct link between mental health and workplace productivity and safety. In 2019, the World Health Organization estimated that depression and anxiety cost the global economy about $1 trillion...
Can you be certain that the people working on construction sites, delivering goods, fixing roads and doing other work on behalf of your town or city are sober and safe? Not always. Often, municipalities don’t verify whether the companies they are doing business with...
By Renee Schofield May 10-16 is National Prevention Week (NPW). What does that mean? It is a time to bring awareness and recognition to the work done around substance misuse prevention and mental health issues. With a pandemic in full swing, Prevention Week...
During this time of crisis, the whole world is dealing with significant disruption to every aspect of life — especially work life. It’s challenging to get a normal day’s work done when everything is shut down. Yet, the silver lining to our current – very...
For many of us, warmer temperatures mean boating season has arrived. But before you board your vessel, it’s important to review the basics of safe boating. No matter how experienced a mariner you are, knowing safety procedures and rules before departure can prevent...
By Renee Schofield, TSS CEO Small business owners are struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are they concerned about their personal health and that of their families, they are also concerned about the financial health of their company. It is hard to see...
At a time when we are more reliant than ever on the transportation industry as a supply chain for necessary goods, maintaining the safety of our truckers, pilots, maritime operators and others on the road is especially critical. As the U.S. Department of...
by David Martin, TSS Safety Coordinator It is one thing for individuals and organizations to prepare an Emergency Action Plan for a physical event such as a fire or flood, tornado or active shooter. It is another thing entirely to develop an effective plan for...
As the COVID-19 health crisis has been evolving, TSS has been considering how to continue providing top-quality safety services and programming, while also following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and our public health agencies to slow the...
Poison Prevention Week, held during the third week of March, reminds us that some of the deadliest and most dangerous items in our homes are hiding in plain sight. Each year an estimated 3 million people, many under the age of 5, are exposed to poisonous substances....
Whether your employees work in front of a computer in an office, weld in a shop, or spend their days at a construction site, the health and wellness of their eyes may not be at the top of your list of safety concerns. Yet, an eye injury can be devastating to a worker...
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