Posted By: Addie B. on February 7, 2019 in Acuity
People are more connected today than ever before. Our smartphones, tablets, and personal computers are all connected via the Internet. In our homes, our televisions are “smart,” security and monitoring devices are web-enabled, and even our appliances can connect to the home Wi-Fi. While this continued connectivity brings many benefits to our lives, it also means that we are potentially introducing new cyber threats into our homes.
Posted By: Michael S. on January 11, 2019 in
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), at least 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. In 2017, employers were required to pay $1.5 million in penalties for not protecting workers from noise.
Posted By: Cliff J. on November 12, 2018 in Trucker
In my role as Trucking Specialist with Acuity, I have the privilege of meeting a great many motor carriers. Though many are cutting-edge and understand their costs and effectively work to address them, others, including smaller firms, struggle understanding how to integrate safety into their operations and reduce claims, fines, maintenance costs, and driver turnover.
Posted By: John L. on November 8, 2018 in Contractor
In a previous article, I wrote about the three categories of construction defects. I touched on design defects, material defects, and workmanship. I also shared that all parties involved in the design and construction of a project must go to the necessary lengths to prevent construction defects.
Posted By: Sarah B. on October 23, 2018 in Retail
A key factor in employee safety that is often overlooked is the everyday behavior of employees. Employee behaviors have a direct impact on safety. Therefore, to improve safety, it is important to address employee behaviors. This methodology is referred to as behavior-based safety.

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