Yoh to Contract Workers: Be Safe

June 2, 2003 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new Web site from a national staffing firm may help keep contract workers a bit safer.

The Philadelphia-based Yoh unveiled whybesafe.com with content that is designed to train contract workers about safety at work, at home, and on the road.

According to a news release, whybesafe.com introduces Bea Safe, a safety spokesperson, who educates visitors about workplace hazards, safe work practices, reporting workplace accidents and how to integrate Yoh’s contract employee safety program with company programs representing a wide variety of industries.

whybesafe.com is an online component of Yoh’s integrated job-start function, a process completed by all contract employees before to starting a work assignment or project with a customer.

The includes:

  • workplace-specific orientations
  • tips on ergonomics
  • guidelines for safe driving
  • safety do’s and don’ts
  • links to product recalls
  • a link to OSHA’s home page, providing visitors with additional information about worker safety and health.

Yoh is one of the largest US staffing services firms in the United States with more than $550 million in 2002 sales, according to the company.