Measuring the ROI of Safety Program Management

Measuring the ROI of Safety Program Management

Investing in workplace safety isn’t just about meeting regulatory requirements; it’s a strategic decision that significantly impacts your organization’s overall success. At Safety Plus, we’ve seen firsthand how a well-managed safety program not only protects employees, but how it also has the potential to improve an organization’s operational efficiency and can drive real financial results.…

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The Link Between Employee Training and Workplace Safety

Two employees congratulating each other after having completed their safety training either online or with an instructor.

Effective employee training is essential to every workplace safety program. It ensures that employees are equipped with the knowledge required to identify and mitigate potential hazards – meaning, safety training can potentially save your companies millions in costly lawsuits and fines. According to OSHA, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for…

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Navigating the Costs of Rising OSHA Fines in 2024

OSHA has increased their fines going into 2024

As we welcome 2024, it’s crucial for businesses to stay informed about regulatory changes that could impact their operations. One such change involves the adjustment of civil penalty amounts by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Effective January 16, OSHA has increased the maximum civil penalties for violations of federal occupational safety and health…

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Your Safety Program

In today’s rapidly changing workplace, having an effective and adaptive safety program is not just beneficial—it’s essential for keeping your business operational. A well-rounded safety program is essential for the safety of your employees and significantly impacts the efficiency and reputation of your business. Understanding and evaluating the effectiveness of your current safety program is…

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The Benefits of Conducting Regular Safety Audits

When running a company, it’s often the business itself that comes first, with safety sometimes taking a back seat. This is a tough balancing act every employer faces: how to maintain a safe worksite without compromising productivity. Regular safety audits or inspections, although critical, tend to be an overlooked requirement in this case, mostly due…

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TOP OSHA Citations by Industry

Top OSHA Citations by Industry, header image of an OSHA inspectors looking at a job site.

OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a government agency that enforces workplace safety regulations in the United States. One of their primary functions is to conduct inspections of workplaces to ensure compliance with these regulations. When violations are found, OSHA can issue citations and penalties. In this blog post, we will explore…

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Staying off OSHA’s SVL (Severe Violator List)

Image of a construction worker precariously up high without fall protection gear staring at the caption "Staying Off OSHA's Severe Violator List"

Staying off of OSHA’s Severe Violator List is important for any business to maintain a safe work environment and avoid costly penalties. The Severe Violator List (SVL) is a program launched by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to focus on employers who have committed severe or repeated violations of workplace safety regulations. Being…

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