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Best Practices to Avoid Injuries in Recognition of National Electrical Safety Month

Best Practices to Avoid Injuries in Recognition of National Electrical Safety Month

In recognition of May being National Electrical Safety Month, both employers and workers across occupational sectors need to be aware of the dangers electrical hazards can pose and take precautions to prevent electrical-related injuries and fatalities in the workplace.

Healthcare Workers Suffer from PTSD and Burnout During COVID-19

Healthcare Workers Suffer from PTSD and Burnout During COVID-19

It’s no question that medical workers suffer some traumatic and difficult situations on the job, but during the pandemic, their mental health has taken a very hard hit. One article recounts the stories of some workers’ struggles with PTSD, anxiety and even suicide during this time.

Tesla’s Return to Work Playbook: Guidance in the Face of Law Violation

Despite reports of Tesla CEO Elon Musk disobeying government orders to reopen his car factories, the famous vehicle manufacturer has released a Return to Work Playbook.



A COVID Analysis Goes Viral: How the Virus Spreads Indoors, Outdoors and in Other Spaces

A COVID Analysis Goes Viral: How the Virus Spreads Indoors, Outdoors and in Other Spaces

One Dartmouth Professor and scientist’s blog post on the science behind the coronavirus and what it takes to get infected has gone viral—and the explanations are straightforward and easy to understand.

How to Successfully Manage Remote Employees

The ranks of remote employees are growing. While working from home comes with a unique set of challenges, it is possible for remote employees to not only survive, but thrive, whether the arrangement is temporary or permanent.

Maryland Enacts AIHA-Support Bill Protecting Workers from Heat Stress

A new bill in Maryland requires employers to protect employees from heat-related illness caused by heat stress.

OSHA’s Alert to Protect Retail Pharmacy Workers from COVID-19

The Department of Labor just issued safety tips for employers to protect retail pharmacy workers from exposure to the coronavirus.

How Technology & Data are Being Used to Help Companies Return to Work

How Technology & Data are Being Used to Help Companies Return to Work

The foundations of return-to-work will be built on three primary areas: awareness, communication and action. All of them can be achieved through technology and data collection.

Twitter Says Its Employees Will Work from Home Permanently

This week, Twitter told employees their work from home positions are permanent, and there will be no in person invents until at least 2021.

How AI-Driven Algorithms Improve an Individual’s Ergonomic Safety

How AI-Driven Algorithms Improve an Individual’s Ergonomic Safety

With the use of AI-driven (Artificially Intelligent) algorithms, the pressure of personal worker safety is relieved from organizations and transferred to individuals. Workers are empowered by using personalised feedback and learning about their actions.

Work from Home is Here to Stay: Expert Advice on Improvements

No matter where you work from, it’s important to have good posture and a healthy workstation. Here are five work environment tips from chiropractor Dr. Chad Henriksen.

Asbestos Removal During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Asbestos Removal During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The treatment of asbestos has become that much more precarious given the outbreak of COVID-19. Here are some tips for asbestos removal and caution against coronavirus with limited PPE.

OSHA’s Safety Notice for the Dental Industry Practitioners During COVID-19

A recent news release from OSHA gives tips for workers in the dental industry to protect themselves from coronavirus exposure.

OH&S SafetyPod: AIHce 2020 Goes Virtual! FAQs with AIHA CEO Larry Sloan

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OH&S SafetyPod: AIHce 2020 Goes Virtual! FAQs with AIHA CEO Larry Sloan

Your pressing questions about AIHce 2020: Virtual asked in this special episode with American Industrial Hygiene Association CEO Larry Sloan.

Tips to Connect and Find Joy While Social Distancing

Humans are social creatures, and this new season has been tough on many of us. Here are five ways you can foster joy and creativity from your home.

HeartStation Releases AED Remote Monitoring System

On April 27, HeartStation introduced its automated remote monitoring for Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s).

How to Talk to Your Employer About Coronavirus Concerns at Work

How to Talk to Your Employer About Coronavirus Concerns at Work

Worried about contracting the virus at work? Here are some things you can do and some recommendations for approaching the situation.

There is No Better Time to Assess Your Company’s Employee Engagement Than Now

You may think you should avoid conducting employee engagement assessments during a pandemic, but assessing engagement during tough time is actually the best way to find the truth.

Businesses Begin to Open, and So Do Worker Safety Lawsuits

As the country prepared to reopen in the coming weeks and months, workers do not want to put themselves at risk, and employers want to ensure they will not be sued if workers get sick.

Essential Workers and Unemployment Benefits Do Not Go Together

Essential Workers and Unemployment Benefits Do Not Go Together

If you’re an essential worker and choose not to work for fear of coronavirus infection, chances are you will not be eligible for unemployment benefits.

National Safety Stand-Down Postponed Due to COVID-19

This week’s National Safety Stand-Down week for construction fall hazards is postponed due to COVID-19.

Amazon Engineer Has Had Enough, Saying the Company is Not Safeguarding Employees

Amazon Engineer Has Had Enough, Saying the Company is Not Safeguarding Employees

After Amazon fired two workers who raised safety concerns about COVID-19 in the workplace, one of the company’s senior engineer quit, saying he has had enough.

Freebies and Discounts for Nurses During National Nurses Week

May 6 through May 12 marks National Nurses Week—and many are helping show appreciation to healthcare workers with free or discounted food, clothes and more.

OSHA Provides New Video and Poster on Workplace Respirator Use

OSHA Provides New Video and Poster on Workplace Respirator Use

Many industries and workplaces will need to enforce the use of respirators to best protect workers from the coronavirus exposure.

OSHA Alert for Restaurant, Food and Beverage Businesses Providing Curbside Pickup and Takeout

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued an alert with safety tips for restaurant, food and beverage businesses to protect their workers from coronavirus exposure while they provide curbside pickup or takeout.

Which States are Opening and Which are Not This Week?

Which States are Opening and Which are Not This Week?

The New York Times released an article outlining the U.S. states that are partially opening, soon opening and still shut down because of the coronavirus. While some state officials are eager to reopen, others are very wary.

NPIAP Recommendations for Mask Pressure Injuries

With the global pandemic has come many discussions on PPE: supply, effectiveness, disinfectant methods and injuries. The NPIAP released a position statement last month on how to ease N95 injuries.

Coronavirus Coping: Online Shopping, Going Outside & Trends by State

Coronavirus Coping: Online Shopping, Going Outside & Trends by State

A recent survey by WalletHub on social distancing and coronavirus coping examines Americans’ attitudes and behaviors during the pandemic. The results showed which states were best and worst at social distancing, and how individuals are coping in self-isolation.

Five Things Health & Safety Managers Should Know About PPE Standards

Five Things Health & Safety Managers Should Know About PPE Standards

PPE standards equip health and safety managers with tools to make informed choices about the right product for the job, and keeping up with them is a feat of its own.

Reducing Silica Exposure Amongst Stone Countertop Workers

Reducing Silica Exposure Amongst Stone Countertop Workers

Silica is threatening the health of many countertop workers—here’s what you can do to reduce their risk.

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