Top 3 OSHA Citations for the Construction Industry

From October 2019 through September 2020, OSHA assessed penalties in the construction industry amounting to a whopping $71 million. Half of that was due to just three categories of violations. Are you guilty of these top three costly citations?  “Duty to have fall protection”  Standard # 1926.501 of OSHA’s Safety and Health Regulations for Construction […]

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OSHA Self-Inspection Checklists for Workplace Safety

Recently we covered five types of workplace hazards. As a basic overview, the article is too brief to identify every health or safety risk in your workplace. Therefore, it is important to pinpoint the specific challenges that are unique to your business, as well as assess them regularly. Your business will face different potential hazards […]

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Stress and Your Immune System

We all know the dangers of too much stress. Stress can cause high blood pressure, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, depression, and that’s just to start. Physical symptoms of stress can include the following: Headaches Loss of sexual desire and/or ability Chest pain Rapid heart rate Low energy Stomach problems including constipation, diarrhea, upset stomach and […]

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Why You Need ERGO Physicals for Physically Demanding Jobs

In the world of jobs which require physical labor, back injuries — or any injury caused by physical overexertion — can cost money.  Time off the job affects the employee’s ability to earn a wage and being a man (or woman) down impacts the company’s bottom line as well.  Work related musculoskeletal injuries, according to […]

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