The Gap in Safety Culture
Making Immigrant Culture and Language Compatible with Safety Culture
Many companies employ a large percentage of limited English proficient immigrant employees. This results in unique problems. Say 20% or more of your employees speak little English. Unless your safety program is presented to them in their own language, that 20% or more will fail to reap the benefits of a great safety program. Twenty percent or more are people likely to have costlier injuries. .
Many Immigrant workers fail to fully integrate with a well-developed safety culture. If you observe higher percentage of injuries among foreign language speaking immigrant employees, why not give us a call to see if we can help you fix the gap?
Did you know?
There were 789 Latino workers deaths from work-related injuries in 2014. On average, there were more than 15 weekly deaths. Two Latinos died every single day, all year long!
At nearly 23 million, people of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity represented 15 percent of the U.S. labor force and 30% in construction. By 2020, Latinos are expected to comprise 19 percent of the U.S. labor force.
Why pay four times for one class?
If an interpreter is needed for a 10 hour or 30 construction or general industry class, OSHA requires that the interpreter be knowledgeable in safety and the class must be twice as long to cover all the information.
All employees out of work twice the time plus added cost of instructor and interpreter.
We provide the training directly in Spanish saving you a lot of time and money!
First Aid / CPR
Covered Safety Topics Include
Introduction to OSHA
Record Keeping and Reporting of Injuries and Illnesses
General Safety and Health Provisions
Occupational Health and Environmental Controls
Personal Protective and Life saving Equipment
Fire Protection and Prevention
Signs, Signals, and Barricades
Materials Handling, Storage, Use,and Disposal
Tools Hand and Power
Welding and Cutting
Cranes and Derricks in Construction
Concrete and Masonry Construction
Stairways and Ladders
Toxic and Hazardous Substances