The Top 11 Certifications for Safety Professionals

safety certifications

Many industries have unsung heroes. They are the individuals that ensure our safety in the workplace, hospitals, and on job sites. Some work in entry-level roles and never receive the acknowledgment they deserve. In companies across America, large and small, compliance mandates are set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Due to these government regulations, […]

What is ISO compliance? The Complete 5 Minute Guide for Business Owners

ISO Certification

Did you know that ISO operates in 165 member countries?  ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization, it’s an international, independent, non-governmental organization. ISO creates and generates industrial, technical,  and commercial standards worldwide. It’s based in Geneva, Switzerland. ISO is an organization with a panel of experts that generates market-related international standards. In addition, this panel publishes standards that […]

What is a SWPPP?

What is a SWPPP? A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) is a site-specific, written document that outlines potential sources of stormwater pollution at a construction site. The SWPPP will describe the Best Management Practices (BMPs) used to reduce pollutants in stormwater discharges from the site. This article is a quick reference guide, but more comprehensive […]

The Beginner’s Guide to First Aid Training for Office Workers

In an office without heavy machinery or fast-paced movement, first aid training often takes a backseat. According to OSHA, there are about 700 fatal slips and falls in workplaces every year, while non-fatal falls account for even more injuries. These can be the result of tripping on carpets, falling on stairs, or slipping on wet floors — […]

The 10 Most Common OSHA Violations

OSHA violations plague every industry. They’re not only sources of hefty fines but also cause for an abundance of avoidable injuries and fatalities. In 2020 alone, the Board of Labor Statistics reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries. To help companies reduce violations and make their workplaces safer, OSHA publishes the 10 most common violations every year. Understanding these […]

What is OSHA?

what is osha

What is OSHA? OSHA stands for “Occupational safety and health administration”. Its mission is to give safety training, safety advice, safety inspections, and safety investigations into potential hazards that workers can encounter. This article will cover what OSHA is, the benefits of working with them, and what you need to know about filing a complaint […]

CPR Certification 101

CPR Certification 101

CPR Certification 101 CPR helps keep oxygen and blood flowing while increasing the chances of survival for someone who suffers a cardiac arrest. This lifesaving technique is much necessary now that heart disease is on the rise. And, the good news is that anyone can learn CPR. What is Covered in a 4-Hour CPR Certification […]