June is right around the corner and so is National Safety Month. Can you believe it's that time of year again? Each June the National
Safety Council (NSC) encourages organizations to get involved and participate in National Safety Month (NSM.) NSM is an annual observance
to educate and influence behaviors around the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths. IDville is excited to participate by
promoting various products and providing tips to get involved this year.
Track Visitors: This is an important part of ensuring safety but it can be easily overlooked if a visitor management system has
not been implemented. Not only does it keep buildings safe from theft and violence, it promotes a feeling of security and well-being
throughout organizations. If your organization doesn't encounter a high volume of visitors on a daily basis, IDville's
temporary ID systems and visitor bundles include
everything you need to start your visitor program.
Photo Identification Systems: The ID Maker™ System
is quick and simple solution that allows you to print employee IDs in order to identify who has authorization to be on the premises,
who is a visitor, and who is a staff member.
HID Prox cards allows access control to each person who enters the building
and promotes a higher level of security.
Get Involved: Each week during National Security Month is centered on a critical safety issue. This year's issues include
Employee Wellness, Ergonomics, Fall Prevention, and Driving Safety. This is a great opportunity to engage employees and get
everyone involved. Commit to having one meeting a week centered on the weekly topic or gather up teams to help perform
A Million Acts of Safety.
Remember, it's important to think about the safety of employees and visitors every day of the year, not just during
National Safety Month.
So get out there, get involved and take part in promoting the importance of safety in your organization!
Product Spotlight: Breakaway Lanyards
When it comes to selecting lanyards, there are an endless number of options.
Color, size, length, attachment...it can get pretty confusing! Out of all the lanyard options available, the breakaway release is
one of the most important.
The breakaway release on a lanyard is an added safety feature that protects the individual wearing the lanyard. For instance, if the
lanyard were to be caught in a piece of machinery or wrapped around the individual's neck, the breakaway would separate the lanyard
at the breakaway point and prevent injury to the wearer.
Expert's Corner: Safety Features for Visitor Management
Visitor management is an important part of an organization's safety
strategy, and visitor log-in books are an affordable
way to implement a system into your every day routine. When you select a visitor management system, consider self-expiring badges for
Adhesive fill-in-the-blank badges are standard in many visitor management systems, and a few systems go above and beyond to include tamper
proof badges. These badges expire after a set number of hours and display a visible mark to identify a void badge.
A self-expiring badge prevents visitors from wearing an old badge or sharing badges. Consider using a self-expiring badge as part of your
visitor management system to protect your staff, students, and facility.
Are you looking for the right visitor management system for your organization? Learn more from the IDville identification experts today by
contacting us at
via email or by calling 1.866.438.4553.
Safety programs are common practice at many organizations, and they are effective at reinforcing safety goals in an organization. A
Pennsylvanian plastics manufacturer acknowledged the importance of safety and took actions to make improvements to its existing program.
To encourage greater employee ownership of the programs and to prevent injuries on-site, employees were rewarded for safe behavior with
lapel pins. Lapel pins are a great incentive for employees as different style pins can identify specific behaviors or training levels.
Supervisors have given lapel pins to individuals who have had fire prevention training as well as members of the safety team. Lapel
pins can easily be displayed on ID badge holders
or lanyards to encourage the employee to comply with your safety policy.