Staying First Aid Compliant

Jul 15 2019

What’s in your workplace first aid kit?  Expired ointments?  Tampered eyewash solution?  Missing mouth barriers?  As an employer or supervisor, you’re held liable if your workplace isn’t in compliance. That includes one of the most basic yet necessary requirements, a first aid kit. OSHA states that “adequate first aid supplies must be readily available.” Put simply, missing, expired or damaged items means you are in violation.  But what exactly does “adequate” mean? There’s countless kits available that state they’re “OSHA Certified” or “OSHA Approved.” In actuality, kits are site-specific. Just because it’s “Osha Approved” doesn’t mean it’s appropriate for your...

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The Importance of Safety Culture

Jun 21 2019 Tags: safety culture, workplace safety

Highly regarded by all employees, especially by upper levels of management, safety culture helps prevent disaster.  

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Three Steps to Help Workers Beat the Heat

May 15 2019

Heat waves and droughts combined with high humidity puts outside workers at risk for heat-related illnesses. Fortunately, it’s easy to protect your team and avoid injury.

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Choosing Respiratory Safety Gear

Apr 26 2019

OBBCO stocks a wide range of respirators, from the most common “dust mask” to the highest shielding. Our experts put together a quick guide to help determine the mask best suited for you and your team.

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