Construction workers often face, to put it lightly, riskier than average workplaces. Heavy equipment, great heights, falling debris – the potential hazards go on. Even with safety precautions in place, construction sites will never be completely free of risks. As employers, it’s our job to take particular care to mitigate these dangers to make the […]
As employers, we need to be invested in the health of our employees. They are the very lifeblood of our organizations and nothing would get done without them. Their physical and emotional health is tied directly to productivity. What’s more, their well-being is our moral responsibility. That’s why today we’re taking a look at a […]
As the weather continues to warm, we’ll see more and more work taking place outside. For many, this will be exciting news after working for months on end indoors or in the blustery winter conditions. However, Spring comes with its own host of work hazards that are unique to the season. That’s why it’s important […]
With the change of seasons comes rising temperatures and animals emerging after a long winter’s rest. While these aspects of spring bring joy to all, spring also heralds inclement weather that can create unforeseen hazards in the workplace. Here are ten key safety tips to keep you and your entire team safe at work this […]
At SafeWorks Illinois, we are committed to being a resource for our patients. One of the businesses we love working with is the Injured Workers Pharmacy (IWP). Here, Dr. Fletcher talks about IWP and his experience working with them.
Drug tests have become increasingly common ever since President Reagan first mandated them for federal workplaces in 1986. However, what are the benefits of these tests, and why should you include them in your workplace? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to look at today. Safety One of the foremost benefits of a workplace drug […]