Fall protection requires good gear, good training, and a little math

AS WE’VE PREVIOUSLY SHARED in this space, matters related to fall protection continue to top the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual lists of most cited violations and top serious violations. (Please go here to read our recent blog about OSHA’s preliminary violations report for fiscal year 2018.)

For the longest time, falling from heights has been the leading cause of deaths in the construction industry and the second-leading cause of deaths in industry generally.Continue reading

TTC is shorthand for keeping roadside construction zones safe

WHEN WE ANNOUNCED recently through our e-newsletter that Safety Solutions & Supply is now a state-certified trainer in temporary traffic control, we considered it a pretty big deal. We still think it’s a big deal. This is very important training for the safety of road construction and maintenance crews and the motoring public, and we’re pleased and proud we can provide it.Continue reading

Child Passenger Safety Week: The focus is on the little ones’ safety

IN THE TRAINING PROGRAMS, consulting work, and other professional services we provide here at Safety Solutions & Supply, we’re almost exclusively helping adults in workplace matters about occupational safety and health. This article brings things a little closer to home. It’s about the little ones — your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. It’s about keeping them safe.

This week, Sept. 23-29, 2018, is Child Passenger Safety Week, and this Saturday, Sept. 29, is National Seat Check Saturday.Continue reading

SS&S: Celebrating 9 years as your complete safety technical solutions provider

WHEN SAFETY SOLUTIONS & SUPPLY, INC., was launched as a Central Florida-based company in August 2009, the guiding mission was to be the complete technical solutions provider for any organization requiring safety services. Today, in August 2018, as we celebrate our ninth anniversary, we’re pleased to report that the mission hasn’t changed, though the means to accomplish it have greatly improved and expanded.Continue reading