Apr. 17

Presentation Skills and Tips

Whether you are an instructor who’s regularly in front of a class or simply have to do a presentation at your next company department meeting, here’s some food for thought to make your talk effective and engaging.

Apr. 14

And Now, a Word from Our Conference Sponsors

A very special thank you to all the sponsors of our upcoming 2015 HSI International Conference, April 29 – May 1 in Nashville. These industry leaders, representatives, and vendors will be at the heart of the conference, making our exhibit hall a must-visit destination for our conference attendees.

Apr. 10

April Brings Awareness to Alcohol Abuse and Distracted Driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) have marked April as the month to raise awareness for alcohol abuse, with the National Safety Council also recognizing April as Distracted Driving Month.  These are important topics to cover not only in your personal life, but also in the workplace. 

Apr. 07

GHS - Are You Ready for the Updates?

With a new GHS deadline coming up in a couple of months, this topic is being talked about a lot – especially since it covers over 43 million workers who produce or handle hazardous chemicals in more than five million workplaces across the country. And we are no exception.  

Apr. 06

New courses available from 24-7 EMS!

We’ve expanded the 24-7 EMS library with six new continuing education courses.

Apr. 03

Pay Attention to Electrical Safety and Check out Summit’s NEW NFPA 70E Program

Pay Attention to Electrical Safety and Check out Summit’s NEW NFPA 70E Program

Mar. 31

You Spoke, We Listened – HSI Conference Details

Those of you who attended our last HSI International Conference in San Antonio will probably recall filling out a survey afterwards and sending us some suggestions on how we can make our future conferences even bigger and better.

Mar. 27

Head, Neck, and Back Injuries — Prevention and Emergency Treatment

From typical lower backaches all the way to the sharp pain of an accident-induced case of whiplash; head, neck, and back injuries are never a good time. Today’s blog post explores some training you can implement in your workplace to prevent these types of injuries, as well as what to do when faced with a potentially serious injury.

Mar. 24

Mayor to Esmarch to Johnson: The history of the Triangular Bandage

Most first aid kits today include a triangular bandage as a standard inventory item. Just a simple piece of cloth or similar material cut into a triangle shape with a broad base and two smaller sides.

Take a training class in first aid today and chances are there is little to no information about what a triangular bandage is for.

Mar. 20

Bringing On Temporary Workers for Construction Season

The summer hiring season is just around the corner, and that can mean bringing on temporary workers to your job sites. These workers may or may not be as experienced as your regular employee crews, and may or may not have received the level and quality of safety training your company provides.