Small Biz Tip: Establishing Workplace Safety

Tips from June 26, 2009 The Small Business tips today will be how to establish workplace safety. Keep a stocked first aid kit at your workplace in case of a medical emergency.  Keep emergency numbers for the police, fire department, hospital, and poison control center in an area where all employees can reach them, such as the break room. Educate employees about safety during a fire, tornado, or lock down emergency.  Have practice drills every few months and post evacuation and safety information in the workplace. Keep your business sanitary, including the supply and break rooms.  Restrooms need to be kept up to code and sanitized on an hourly basis. OSHA On-Site Consultation is offered to small and medium sized businesses for free, although priority is given to working environments which are likely for hazards.  OSHA consultants educate employers about the safety hazards that are present in their workplace. [Read Full Article]


Small Business Brief for 11/25

Politics and Government Foundation Laid for Obama Stimulus PackagePresident-elect Barack Obama had his aides develop a plan to quickly pump money into the economy, create millions of jobs and deliver a tax cut to the poor and middle class. They came up with a two-year economic rescue is expected to cost about $500 billion. Small Business Health Care Woes U.S. senators are proposing legislative fixes for high health insurance costs. Economics and Labor Issues Entrepreneurs Who Kept Coming Back [Read Full Article]