DALLAS — Although the national economic landscape has progressed in many aspects in recent years, safety in the workplace continues to be an ongoing issue.
No one, it seems, is more aware of this downward trend than Von M. Griggs-Laws.
“(What I like the most) about my business is training employees and managers to training and educating and identifying hazards on their jobs and to prevent fatalities, personal injuries and property damages,” Griggs-Laws told Making Headline News earlier this week.
It is, by all accounts, due in large part to Griggs-Laws’ commitment and passion for eliminating job-related injuries and fatalities that have greatly inspired her to delve off into a business geared toward helping to enhance job safety.
A native of St. Louis, Griggs-Laws is owner and chief executive officer of Griggs Safety Consultants, LLC.
Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, the largest metropolitan area in the South, Griggs Safety Consultants are widely known for providing risk assessments, accident investigations, management and employee safety, not to mention health training in various occupations, most notably construction, general industry, manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare, daycare, and recreation disciplines, among other entities.
According to VeteranOwnedBusiness.com, Griggs-Laws’ company also offers CPR and First Aid, Defensive Driving, HazWoper, H2S, and Respiratory, etc OSHA, DOT, EPA, Safeland USA and other regulatory compliance training and education. These programs can be uniquely designed for your companies most critical needs.
In addition, Griggs Safety Consultants specialize in an assortment training exclusively designed to suit clients’ organizational needs.
“We offer a proactive model in assisting employer and employees in their compliance initiative,” a spokesperson for Griggs Safety Consultants said. “Safety always…it begins with you.”
Having been actively involved in the job safety industry since 1985, it is because of Griggs-Laws’ lengthy, respectable track record that has greatly enabled and empowered her to educate employees on a number of vital job-related subjects, most notably the significance of understanding compliance, workplace safety, the importance of saving lives, as well as the significance of minimizing job-related accidents, injuries and illnesses.
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Griggs Safety Consultants cater to individuals ranging in ages “16 to 70ish,” Griggs-Laws acknowledged, although the retired military veteran (Air Force) pointed out that it is somewhat “now most common” to have four generations sharing the labor force, or diverse cultures.
“As our aging workforce — or baby boomers — is retiring and with the often demands of changes in our labor force, many employees are introduced to unknown hazards daily,” Griggs-Laws who holds Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, explained. “Too many lack proper knowledge and experience to work as safely as they should. However, many know and understand regulatory compliance and laws, yet choose to deviate from safe practices, often due to production demands.”
To Griggs-Laws’ credit, she managed to provide valid proof as to why her credible business is a necessity in today’s workforce.
Currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Counseling at the University of Oklahoma, Griggs-Laws is a Certified Government HSE Specialist as well as a Certified Safety And Health Official through Texas A&M.
Also, she is M/WBE & DBE Certified, is affiliated with the North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency, and is
A TEEX Safety And Health Adjunct Instructor for Texas A&M.
“There were a reported 4,836 fatalities in 2015, and 2,905,900 work-related illness,” Griggs-Laws cited.
Wait. There’s more pivotal evidence, she revealed.
“The total employer compensation costs for state and local government workers averaged (approximately) $45.93 per hour worked in September 2016, while average minimum wage is $8.25 to $10.00,” Griggs-Laws said. “The math doesn’t add up to balance business income versus employee’s worker claim costs, not to include medical treatment, cost to hire and retrain, etc. Oh…and lawsuits and legal fees.”
All of which practically sums up why Griggs-Laws’ business is, by and large, deemed a missing piece, of sorts, in today’s microwave society-oriented workforce.
Without question, given her wealth of knowledge as it pertains to reducing and eliminating workplace safety, this progressive, vibrant, well-equipped businesswoman boasts the immense skills and mechanics to make a monumental difference in today’s job market.
Which, after all, essentially explains why Griggs Safety Consultants, LLC is starting to garner an array of headlines for all the right reasons.
“Many have the delegation of safety and health for their respective employers and are often over tasked with other duties, unable to really focus on safety and health with a 24/7 approach,” Griggs-Laws explained. “They juggle duties and safety is often the first ball to drop. Griggs Safety Consultants are here to help, especially smaller company owners that are not able to have a full time SHE (or safety, health & environmental) position added to their payrolls.
“We have partnerships with other consultants that are experts within their fields and can assist with removing the guesswork — saving one life and one limb at a time,” Griggs-Laws continued. “Safety is everyone’s responsibility, whether at work, at home and in recreational activities too. Let us help you preserve your assets.”
For more information on Griggs Safety Consultants, LLC, call 469-867-4250 or send a fax to 214 337 5699.
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