Tuesday, May 24, 2011

June is National Safety Month

Each June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations to get involved and participate in National Safety Month. Take a look at this week’s articles for some ideas on how your organization can take part. Also, Friday is Heat Safety Awareness Day. According to the National Weather Service, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, killing more people each year than floods, lightning, tornados and hurricanes combined. Be careful out there!

Information from NIOSH provides information on violence in the workplace. (Item #1) OSHA provides information for building owners, managers and employers on sources of indoor air pollutants, applicable OSHA standards, and preventing or minimizing IAQ problems. (Item #2) Do you have an off-the-job safety program? (Item #3)

NIOSH offers a lot of information on workplace safety; look it over. (Item #4) Every organization should be concerned about parking lot safety; is yours? (Item #5) It’s your responsibility to ensure you stay safe at work; here are some tips you can put to good use. (Item #6)

Check out the entire issue at http://www.attainium.net/newsbriefs

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