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Grain Bin Accident Prevention

Grain Bin Accident Prevention

It may surprise people to learn that farms are among the most hazardous workplaces. Not only agricultural workers but also their family members who live on the farm are at significant risk for fatal and nonfatal on-the-job injuries.   According to the Bureau...
14 Tips for Ladder Safety

14 Tips for Ladder Safety

A ladder is one of the basic tools we all have and use in our homes or at work. It is also commonly a cause of injuries and sometimes even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than half a million people are treated for ladder-related...
COSS Report: I’m So Tired!

COSS Report: I’m So Tired!

Renee Schofield, Certified Occupational Safety Specialist Daylight savings time (DST) is now upon us. While most welcome the longer daylight cycle, we do know that adjusting to the time change can be a struggle. Why does one hour make such a difference? It is centered...
What to Know About Workplace Ergonomics

What to Know About Workplace Ergonomics

Musculoskeletal injuries that affect muscles, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments and tendons, are among the most common workplace health issues. Repetitive motion, awkward positioning and overexertion can cause a variety of issues ranging from minor muscle stiffness to...