Tag Archives: falls

Falls from ladders can be fatal

Spring has arrived and with it construction season, and home repair season.  Ladders and falls from height do not discriminate between work activities and home activities, or what season it is.  When you think of it, how many people do … Continue reading

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Walk like a penguin

Minnesota got dumped with rain, sleet, and snow, making for very slippery conditions. To reduce the chance of slips and falls, follow these tips from insurance company SFM: Walk like a penguin (flat footed, shuffle) Wear proper footwear (you can … Continue reading

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Top Training Solutions

Before deciding to do training, we take a look at whether or not training is the solution.  Janet Keyes, Certified Industrial Hygienist and CHESS’s primary trainer, was recently asked about the top workplace incidents that training could help prevent.  This … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Keep exits and aisles clear

To protect employees and co-workers safe from falls, make sure exits and aisles are kept clear.  If fans are used in front of doorways, there must be another path to get out in an emergency. For assistance and other ideas … Continue reading

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Safety tip: Slips and Falls

Slips and falls are leading causes of injuries.  Encourage employees to clean up spills immediately (whether or not they caused the spill) and to report slippery conditions. For solutions on dealing with slips and falls, or other safety issues, please … Continue reading

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