Managing noise exposure is complex in terms of accurately assessing sound levels, identifying and ranking the dominant noise sources, and finding effective control solutions.
Selecting the right head-to-toe PPE solutions is the first step in keeping laborers safe in the most extreme conditions.
Out of sight doesn’t mean out of mind—and certainly not out of existence.
Enhancing flame resistant PPE safety programs to protect against combustible dust hazards.
With so many options, functions, and fits, selection can be overwhelming.
A lockout/tagout system is essential to any safety program.
Understanding the fundamentals of falls.
Developing a lockout/tagout program is easier said than done.
Small businesses often find it difficult to execute PSM.
How do you manage the decision-making of large groups of employees working in risky environments, and can you give away the necessary rights to those closest to work to make critical choices in how they work?
In this digital world, companies are beginning to integrate wearable technologies and data science into their EHS programs to improve worker safety.
Mounting research shows that both job rotation strategies are, at best, ineffective in reducing MSDs in the workplace.
Following the regulations and staying in compliance are important, but we know you want to go beyond minimum requirements to keep your employees safe.
Natural light in the workplace affects a number of health aspects like mood, sleep, vitamin D levels, and eye health--and it heightens productivity levels.
Health officials remind people to follow safe and sanitary practices when preparing food for holiday gatherings, and food borne illnesses are not out of the realm of possibility.
Work-related stress affects 83 percent of employees, yet many companies are not treating this as a health issue.
Violence in the workplace is an unfortunately common experience for many health care workers, and until now, there was no law protecting their safety. Now, a passed House bill might change that.
We asked 20 safety and health leaders from various industries to give us their predictions on the trends they see most affecting occupational health in 2020 and beyond. After talking to these subject matter experts, we noticed several themes emerge.
Recent data suggests that workplace violence and harassment is on the rise for nurses, but most nurses would pick the same career again and again.
With winter comes a whole new set of risks people should be aware of on and off the job. OSHA has outlined a handful of winter hazards and tips on how to protect workers as the seasons change and winter approaches.
One recent survey shows that most Americans feel pressure to show up to work sick.
Successful cultures of safety are not ashamed of near misses.
Earlier this week, researchers received $1.2 million to develop a model to better measure the effects of particulate air pollution on human health, according to the Milken Institute School of Public Health.
While computer-based training can be a great enhancement to various training, OSHA reminds employers that they must offer interactive and hands-on opportunities with qualified trainers.
You can hear the audible groan when employees are told they need to go through safety trainings, but with the number of hazards on the job workers cannot go without these vital trainings. When an incident happens, employees must be able to refer back to their training—and fast.
The idea of robots in the workplace is no longer a sci-fi plot. The future is here – and so are those robots.
The American Heart Association News knows it’s difficult to make work lunches nutritious. Here are a few reasons why most people struggle to eat well during lunch and how you can change that.
To assist you in building your own full-service safety program, J. J Keller’s trusted team of in-house subject-matter experts have compiled the ten questions they’re most frequently asked regarding written safety plans below.
There are often gray areas with injury and illness recordkeeping where it is not clear whether an injury meets the recording criteria, or in some cases, how and where the injury should be recorded.
When it comes to gas detection, compliance with OSHA standards is a gray area.