Safety and Health Resources for Small Businesses

Keeping employees safe is vital no matter your company’s size. But for smaller organizations, deciding which resources are needed can be a challenge. That’s why NSC has collected small business safety tools and resources in one place for easy and convenient access.

Helpful Tools for Employers

Many Safety Leader Resources are available to help you create and maintain a safety culture within your organization. These include:

Safety Program Templates

● Hazard Identification and Assessment: A Three-Part Guide
● Site Emergency Response Plan
● Slips, Trips and Falls Prevention Program
● Heat-Related Illness Prevention Plan

An Array of Workplace Toolkits from the National Safety Council

Workplace Toolkits

● Cannabis in the Workplace
● Workplace Violence
● Building a Safety Team
● Near Miss
● Risk Assessment
● Job Safety Analysis
● Psychological Safety
● Advance Your Safety Program
● Emergency Action Plans Mini Guide safety toolkits

Many other helpful employer resources also are available, including:

JUST UPDATED: Small Business Safety and Health Manual 2nd Edition
– also available as an e-Book (member pricing available)
Safety Committee Implementation Guide
Small Business Guide to Musculoskeletal Disorder Solutions
Recognizing Hazardous Situations: webinars, white paper, case studies
Emergency action plans and other templates

Training to Keep Employees Safe

These quick resources will keep you in line with OSHA guidelines and help employees get home safe to loved ones. Even better – NSC members can save up to 30% on training.

A Student Practices Chest Compressions on a First Aid Mannequin

First Aid
Workplace Safety Training
Defensive Driving
Safety Posters
Check List and Tip Sheets
Digital Signage

Engage Your Employees

Two Female Work Colleagues Engaged in Conversation while Reviewing a Laptop Screen

Use these resources to educate and engage employees. Getting them involved reduces complacency and builds a strong safety program.

2-minute Minute Safety Videos
● 5-Minute Safety Talks
Workplace Safety Toolkits
Digital Quick Tips

NSC Member Benchmarking Survey

The NSC Member Benchmarking Survey is a FREE tool to help members assess their safety program in the following areas: Leadership & Management, Culture & Employees, Hazard Identification & Control, and more. The results provide the insights you need to accurately evaluate your safety program, identify potential gaps and determine the next steps for safety improvement.

The survey also helps NSC understand members’ backgrounds and needs so we can develop and provide you with relevant and effective programs, tips and training.

Log in to access the tool.

Safety News and Networking

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Stay on top of the latest safety news, OSHA regulations and trends that affect your organization.

● NSC Publications
Webinars and Podcasts

To connect with other safety professionals, be sure to take part in our webinars and roundtables, join an NSC Division that aligns with your industry or interests, or find an NSC Chapter near you.

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