Addressing workplace violence is an essential element of your workplace safety and health program. Having a policy that strictly prohibits violence, or threats of violence, is the first step.
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety
ATVs have become popular for work and recreation on many farms and ranches. 不幸的是,报道
cases of serious injury and death have increased along with their increased use.
Best Practices: Safety When Working from Home
Many organizations are transitioning to remote-work arrangements in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this is becoming our “new normal”. But how do you stay safe, productive and organized when you live where you work?
Cold weather can bring accidents, property damage and unfortunately, even death.
Be prepared by following these simple tips for cold weather prep, driving in cold/inclement weather and safely using alternative heating sources.
在危机时刻, es importante mantener la calma y encontrar recursos confiables para la información de salud. Los recursos confiables incluyen la Organización Mundial de la Salud, el Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades y coronavirus.政府.
Set limits on how much time you spend reading or watching news about the outbreak. You will want to stay up to date on news of the outbreak, particularly if you have loved ones in places where many people have gotten sick. But make sure to take time away from the news to focus on things in your life that are going well and that you can control.
Coma alimentos saludables y beba suficiente agua. Evite cantidades excesivas de cafeína y alcohol. 不使用烟草和大麻. 这是足够的. 哈加有氧运动达到.
In 2016, an estimated 3,000 lives were lost to distracted drivers. 分心驾驶 is defined as any activity that takes your eyes off the road, 你的手离开方向盘, or your mind off your primary task of driving safely, potentially endangering the driver, 乘客和旁观者的安全.
Traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during the day, according to the National Safety
委员会. Driving at night is more of a challenge than many people think. 它也更危险.
超过41,000 people lose their lives in motor vehicle crashes each year and over two million more suffer
disabling injuries, according to the National Safety 委员会.
Losing control of your car on wet pavement is a frightening experience. Unfortunately, it can happen unless you take preventive measures.
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
ETS是什么? 对健康有什么影响? What can be done to reduce the risk of exposure?
Extension cords are a helpful tool in any workplace, when used correctly. 然而, too often employers become over-dependent upon cords, which may only be used for temporary use. Cords may be misused and are easily damaged, which may result in electrical shock, 电刑, 或火灾.
Service and maintenance tasks can often lead to serious injury. The farm shop and the field are the primary
locations where repair operations are completed. Make sure your farm shop is part of a farm safety solution, not a problem.
消防安全 & 准备办公室
Office work is generally considered a low-hazard occupation. That doesn’t mean hazards aren’t present or that emergencies may not arise. Preventing office fires is an important component to any safety and health program, and should include requirements to keep excess papers and files stored in file cabinets and keeping chemicals properly stored. When fires do occur, it's important to ensure employees take the proper actions.
How Good Are Your Emergency Action Plans?
在真正的紧急情况下, it’s important to have effective emergency action plans that have been trained and exercised to the point that reactions become instinctive. The more thoughtfully your plan has been practiced, the less likely your employees will be completely panic-stricken, 越有可能, 他们将立即采取行动. It’s a sad statistic that most people wait too long to react in an emergency
How to Make Your Holiday Season a Safe One
The National Safety 委员会 offers these suggestions to help make your holiday season safe.
Having a personal emergency kit is essential to any kind of emergency preparedness plan. Here are just a few things you can add to your personal emergency kit for pandemic events:
传染病应急包 - Spanish
Planifique los desastres creando y practicando regularmente su plan de emergencia. Debe incluir a su familia o empresa en el proceso.
Exposure to mold can cause a variety of adverse health effects. Learn about the health effects of mold exposure, how to recognize mold and how to clean up small areas of mold.
它们在哪里被发现?? 对健康有什么影响? How can you reduce the risk of exposure in your home?
防止滑倒 & 瀑布
In 1998, falls in the home and community caused or led to 15,900 deaths. All age groups are vulnerable, but older adults are most at risk. 事实上，80%
those receiving fatal injury are over the age of 65.
What do bicycling, horseback riding, baseball and in-line skating have in common? 头盔!
Reduce Your Risk of Becoming a Carjack Victim
Incidences of carjacking and other auto-related crimes have appeared regularly in news stories. 尽管有危险, there are measures you can take to guard against crime when you are behind the wheel or walking to your vehicle.
报告事故 & 紧急情况
A great benefit of cellular telephones is their use in reporting trouble, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). 保证移动电话的处理, authorities say that an incident is considered an emergency if it requires immediate action.
Risk mitigation is the process of planning for disasters and having a way to lessen the negative impact.
- The goal is to slow the transmission of the disease.
- To protect individuals at increased risk for severe illness, including older adults and persons of any age with underlying health conditions.
In 2003, 1,028 people killed and 40,637 people injured in work zone crashes. 在这1028人中
在工作区域死亡, 862个在建筑区域, 79个在维修区, 其中21个在公用设施区,
and 66 were in another type of work zone.
Tools have always been indispensable helpmates, and a good set of hand tools is essential for any farm shop, 机器或设施维修. Unfortunately, tools also contribute to countless injuries when used incompetently.
太阳 & 热暴露
During late spring and summer many people like to spend time outside in the sun for fun or work. But overexposure to the sun can damage the skin and could cause skin cancer.
The Four Phases of Emergency Management for Businesses
Businesses and their staff face a variety of hazards. There is much that a business leader can do to prepare his or her organization for the most likely hazards.
Tips for Providing 安全对话 to Your Employees
作为主管或经理, providing your employees with frequent, site-specific training is an important part of your job. Safety training offers the opportunity to make a great impact on morale and productivity, as well as helping your company provide a safe and healthful work environment. If you have been tasked with presenting safety topics to your coworkers, here are a few tips to help make it easier for you and more interesting for your audience.
Farm tractors provide the primary source of power on many farms. Studies show that the farm tractor is
involved in a high proportion of farm fatalities and severe injuries.
What Businesses Need to Know About COVID-19
类似于流感病毒, SARS-CoV-2, 导致COVID-19的病毒, has the potential to cause extensive outbreaks. Under conditions associated with widespread person-to-person spread, multiple areas of the United States and other countries may see impacts at the same time. In the absence of a vaccine, an outbreak may also be an extended event.
What To Do if Your Car Breaks Down
You are driving down the highway when suddenly you have car trouble. The National Safety 委员会 suggests
the following measures when your car breaks down or has a flat tire on the highway.
Having your brakes fail while you are driving is a dangerous and horrifying experience, 特别是当你
are traveling on an interstate highway or other high-speed roadway.