Hand Injury Prevention

Hand Injury Prevention At our job sites there are safety issues and hazards everywhere. It is up to you to know how to keepyourself as well as others safe while you are working. Some of those hazards are pinch points andhand injuries. Hand injuries are the second leading type of injury on the job site […]

Handling Insulation Safely

Handling Insulation Safely by: Tim ButlerDirector of Safety and Compliance Fiberglass insulation offers an inexpensive yet highly efficient way to help lock in thermal energy in a building. At OMNI, each of our three divisions are often exposed to insulation at remodels, construction sites and in the industrial plants we service. Fiberglass insulation is the […]

Heinrich’s Safety Pyramid

Heinrich’s Safety Pyramid Heinrich’s safety pyramid shows us the different levels of safety incidents, beginning with unsafe actsand going all the way up to the worst-case scenario, death. There are many discussions on thevalidity of this pyramid, but for today’s purposes please focus only on the base of the pyramid,where accident prevention happens because everything […]

Tips to Improve Your Health at Work

Tips to Improve your Health at Work Staying healthy while working can seem like a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be if you start by making small changes to your daily routine. Here’s how to stay healthy during your busy workday. Do a Digital Detox If you’re on a computer for the majority […]

Dust Hazards in Construction

Dust Hazards in Construction Dust is just one of the many different hazards and dangers that survive and flourish in a construction site. Dust poses health concerns and worries including physical hazards for workers. The issue for the worker is to fully understand dust causation and then take the necessary preventative action related to this […]

10 Tips for Wet Weather Driving

10 tips for Wet Weather Driving. By: Tim Butler,  Director of Safety & Compliance Wait until the weather improves if possible or pull over during heavy downpours. Double check equipment (headlights, tail lights, wipers and tire tread). Slow down to at or below the posted speed limit. Use your wipers even if the rain is […]

Tips to Tame Stress

Tips to Tame Stress by Tim Butler, Director of Safety & Compliance Is stress making you frustrated and irritable? Stress relievers can help restore calm and serenity to your chaotic life. You don’t have to invest a lot of time or thought into stress relievers. If your stress is getting out of control and you […]

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Emergency Evacuation Procedures by Tim Butler, Director of Safety & Compliance Fires, explosions, weather emergencies, and chemical spills are among the occurrences that mayrequire emergency evacuations of the buildings we work in. Each facility SHOULD have establishedemergency evacuation procedures that you are required to become familiar with as you startworking in the building. It is […]

Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

by Tim Butler, Director of Safety & Compliance Between the crazy amount of snacks and the alcohol, it’s no surprise that Super Bowl Sunday cantotally derail your diet in a single day. You don’t have to sabotage yourself this year, though. You can enjoy game day with these healthier-for-you food ideas that still taste indulgent. […]

Cold Stress Illness and Prevention

by Tim Butler, Director of Safety & Compliance OVERVIEW Workers who are exposed to extreme cold or work in cold environments may be at risk of cold stress. Extreme cold weather is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter, outdoor workers, and those who work […]