Date: Review conducted by:Injury and illness prevention programs are a powerful tool for reducing job-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities. Use this checklist to assess your program and ensure you’re doing everything you can to keep your workers healthy. MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP Do you establish clear health and safety goals for the program? Yes No Do you define the actions needed to
Date: Review Conducted by: BEFORE ARRIVING AT DELIVERY SITE: Familiarize yourself with the neighborhood and find other truck-friendly alternative routes such as side streets and back alleys to avoid heavy traffic. Avoid areas that have restricted parking regulations and one-way streets. Contact the delivery site before you arrive to let them know your ETA. They might be able to give
A mod analysis can provide priceless insight into your business operations and workers’ compensation losses. If you have a basic comprehension of how a mod is calculated, you can make use of a few simple equations to gain a deeper understanding of the factors affecting your number. Determination of the minimum mod The minimum mod, or the loss-free rating, is
Creating a comprehensive safety culture is the number-one way to reduce injuries and illnesses, and their associated costs. But building such a culture is not a “flavor of the month” program or an overnight process. Instead, it is a multi-year, top-management commitment that creates an organization with low accident rates, low absenteeism, low turnover, and high productivity. This is a
You may recognize the term “defensive driving,” but do you really know what it means? Defensive driving is vital for preventing injury on the job. Let’s take a look at the definition of driving defensively and talk about techniques for staying safe. What is Defensive Driving? Defensive driving means anticipating dangerous situations by accounting for the actions of others and
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a strong safety culture has the single greatest impact on accident reduction of any workplace practice. This is why creating a safety culture should be prioritized by the managers and supervisors at your organization. Safety Culture A safety culture consists of shared beliefs, mind-sets, and practices at an organization that form
This policy ensures (Your Name) provides meaningful work activity for employees who are temporarily unable to perform all, or portions, of their regular work duties or assignments. This policy applies to workers suffering from either work- or non-work-related illness or injury. The goal is to allow valued company workers to return to regular, productive work as soon as possible. By
2008’s ADA Amendments Act broadened the scope of the definition of disability and enlarged the group of people who would qualify. The amendments increased pressure on employers to give reasonable accommodations and created more potential liability for companies that do not carefully follow the law. This article acts as a helpful guide for employers to follow, and lists common mistakes
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