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Podcast: Why you need online training

 Are you familiar with the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” Well, some things never change. While some employers may view workforce training programs as nothing more than the cost of doing business, a quality ongoing training program can actually be one of your business’s most important assets. […]

Workplace Safety: Reduce Back Injuries and Avoid Falls By Increasing Employee Awareness and Training

  In this second episode of eESI’s workplace safety podcast series, eESI risk control consultant Robert Ramirez shares how awareness and training can help employers prevent employee back injuries related to improper lifting and limit the risks of workplace slips and falls.   You might think that work-related materials handling and fall injuries only occur in […]

Workplace Safety Behind the Wheel: Tips for Keeping Your Drivers Safe and Accident Free

                               WORKPLACE SAFETY SERIES This eESI podcast features our own Robert Ramirez discussing some of the major contributors to workplace injuries and fatalities. Robert tells us that one of the leading causes of workplace injuries is motor vehicle-related accidents. He notes […]

Workplace Safety and the Potential Risk Costs

This week eESI is taking a close look at workplace safety. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in FY 2016 costing the U.S. economy $200 billion. Non-fatal injuries can cost a business an average of $70,000 per incident. While workplace safety should foremost be about keeping your employees […]