In addition to posting the required labor law posters, did you know that many employers post workplace and safety posters too? Poster Compliance Center publishes a full line of workplace and safety posters in both English and Spanish to improve communication between employers and employees – we will feature a few of the most popular workplace posters in this post today.
First Aid Poster
Injuries in the workplace are a lot more common than you think. In 2013, over 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses were reported in the United States. One of the goals of employers is to reduce the number and severity of workplace injuries through safety training and the posting of an OSHA safety sign or first aid poster.
What’s on the First Aid Poster
Poster Compliance Center’s first aid poster discusses how to handle the 15 most common situations that could occur in the workplace. Topics include how to perform CPR, stop bleeding, cope with heart attack or stroke, eye injuries, heat exhaustion, and more. These instructions on what to do (and not to do) are based on the latest 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines. This first aid poster is available for purchase individually or as a part of the following industry bundles: General Office, Restaurant, Construction, or Manufacturing.
We recommend posting this first aid poster in an area where employees can access the instructions in the event of an emergency. For many employers, this could be in the break room, time card area or near the entrance of your place of work. Naturally, you may also post this first aid poster next to your labor law posters.
Drugfree Workplace Poster
On occasion, our customers ask the Poster Compliance Center about a drug-free workplace poster and whether or not our labor law posters include them.
There is no federal requirement that businesses post a drug-free workplace poster but many businesses feel it is important to illustrate their position on this issue. Some employers also use a drug-free workplace poster as a method to fulfill some of the educational requirements under the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988.
For this reason, the Poster Compliance Center publishes a combined no-sexual harassment poster and drug-free workplace poster to be posted. The poster is intentionally designed with simple words and pictures to alert employees that sexual harassment and drugs are not tolerated in the workplace.
Fire Safety Poster
We all know the basics of “stop, drop and roll” in case of a fire but how many employees know how to use a fire extinguisher in the event of a fire emergency?
Training is absolutely critical in preventing workplace fire disasters and fire safety is a priority for companies. Poster Compliance Center’s fire safety poster can help employees recognize different types of fires, how to properly use a fire extinguisher, and learn important fire safety poster information.
This fire safety poster is designed in an easy-to-follow format and can be posted near an OSHA sign, a first aid poster, or near a fire extinguisher.
For questions about any of our workplace and safety posters including today’s featured posters, please leave us a comment or call Poster Compliance Center at 800-322-3636.