What You Need To Know About Fall Protection

Fall protection (general requirements) continues to be the #1 cited OSHA violation, with fall protection (training) coming in at the #8. Basically, falls are a big deal at a...

Follow These Steps When Inspecting Self-Retracting Lifelines

As the days get longer and the weather warmer, construction activity increases. This is a common time for self-retracting lifelines (SRL) to come out of storage to prepare for...

Prevent These Top Risks in 2024

The top workplace risk exposures that resulted in injuries and workers’ compensation claims filed by ICW Group policyholders in 2023 are no surprise. Year after year, we see these...

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...

Follow This 8-Step Approach to Fall Protection

In 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 1,061 construction workers died on the job, with 38% of those fatalities resulting from falls. Events surrounding these accidents often involve...

Take These 8 Steps to Prevent Slips & Falls in Cold, Wet Conditions

In addition to cold stress, such as hypothermia, many people are seriously injured each year due to slips and falls in cold, wet conditions. Now is the time to...

Five Steps to Ladder Safety

What goes up must come down, right? Hopefully, in a safe manner, especially when working on a ladder. Did you know ladders ranked #3 in OSHA's list of top 10 violations...

Reduce Injuries With The Right Slip-Resistant Footwear For Your Business

The use of slip-resistant footwear is a common response to slippery conditions in the workplace. Let's review the general effectiveness of this type of footwear, and how to enhance...

Keep Workers On Their Feet With Commercial Kitchen Mats

Slips and falls are a leading driver of claims within the food service industry. When used properly, kitchen matting can be an effective solution for keeping people on their...
A worker working on a roof.

Are You Using the Right Fall Protection?

When working from an elevated scissor lift (ANSI A92.6 series), workers need only be protected from falling by a properly designed and maintained guardrail system. However, if the guardrail...