Best Practices for Cleaning Floors in Your Workplace

Slips and falls are common in all types of businesses, and it doesn’t take a lot to prevent these types of accidents. Watch our quick “Safety in Action” safety...

What You Need to Know About Eye and Face Protection

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is commonly one of OSHA’s Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Safety Violations, with eye and face protection ranking #9 in 2022. According to OSHA, thousands of...

What is a Good Mat for Your Commercial Kitchen

Slips, trips, and falls are major safety concerns in commercial kitchens. An effective way to prevent these types of accidents is utilizing kitchen matting to keep people on their...

Stay Safe and Compliant With These Machine-Guarding Safety Tips

As a consultant in the field, it is common to encounter situations where employees are exposed to hazards that can result in injuries, amputation, or even loss of life....

The Importance of Safety Signs in the Workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one worker died every 101 minutes from a work-related injury in 2021. That’s an 8.9 percent increase from 2020. This fatal...

Choose the Right Entrance Matting for Fall Prevention

Slips, trips, and falls are the second leading driver of claims costs for workers’ compensation policyholders and a major general liability risk. A simple way to reduce these types...

OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) shares its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards with the public annually. In 2022, fall protection remained #1 for the...

What You Need to Know About Workplace Fatigue

Not too long ago, a new ICW Group workers' compensation policyholder asked me to provide fall prevention and ladder safety training to their three maintenance crews. During the first...

How to Safely Remove Snow and Ice from Rooftops

Snow and ice accumulation can be dangerous for workers if managing exposures are not planned for and handled correctly. Elevated surfaces, such as structures, decks, and roofs, can become...

Build an Effective Safety Committee with These Tips

All employees are responsible for workplace health and safety. No work environment is immune from potentially hazardous conditions, incidents, or practices. Companies and their employees can benefit from an...