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Best Health and Safety Courses for Construction Workers

Posted by The Universal Group on Feb 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM

There are many advantages of getting certified in a variety of educational health and safety courses, including minimizing workplace injuries and being more prepared for workplace emergencies. There are also a myriad of other reasons why companies invest thousands of dollars annually on health and safety lunch and learns, courses, and certifications -- just like we had mentioned in our previous blog, How Important Is Workplace Health and SafetyBut have you considered that having additional health and safety certifications under your belt could help launch your career in the construction industry or perhaps help you advance from your current position?

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Topics: health and safety, professional development, construction, career

Why Companies Have to Provide Health and Safety Training to Employees

Posted by The Universal Group on Jan 23, 2018 11:25:09 AM

No matter what sector your company is in, employees in every field of industry face dangers that threaten their lives and health every day. It is crucial for businesses to understand how health and safety training plays a significant role in contributing to the company’s overall success. There are four aspects you can improve on to turn your company into a safe and healthy workplace without spending thousands of dollars.

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Topics: health and safety, professional development

How Important is Workplace Health and Safety?

Posted by The Universal Group on Jan 8, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Have you ever fallen off a ladder while trying to reach merchandise? Or have you slipped on a wet construction floor on a rainy day? Accidents are unexpected and can occur anytime in every workplace. Whether they are physical injuries or a financial loss, employers need to understand that once your employees step foot in the working area, you are held accountable for the outcomes.

By preventing potential injuries and implementing proper safety regulations, your employees will be able to be productive and provide quality work. Here are six essential factors of workplace health safety you should consider to build a cooperative, safe, and efficient work environment.

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Topics: health and safety

Which Occupational First Aid Course Do I Need?

Posted by The Universal Group on Dec 8, 2017 10:05:15 AM

The purpose of the Occupational First Aid (OFA) is to educate employees to recognize medical emergencies that can occur in the work environment and take suitable steps to minimize the injuries and threats. Occupational first aid courses cover CPR, dealing with small wounds, sprains, shock, spinal injuries, and managing emergency situations.

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Topics: health and safety

Benefits of Hosting a Lunch and Learn

Posted by The Universal Group on Oct 19, 2017 9:27:38 AM

Lunch and Learns are the new trend taking over work places, and for good reasons. Lunch and Learns are 30-60 minute sessions where coworkers get a chance to enjoy each others' company, indulge in some food and learn about pressing topics both inside and outside of the industry. But what’s so great about it?

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Topics: health and safety, lunch and learn, professional development, training, learn, lunch

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