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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new bill in Maryland requires employers to protect employees from heat-related illness caused by heat stress.
The Department of Labor just issued safety tips for employers to protect retail pharmacy workers from exposure to the coronavirus.
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.
This week, Twitter told employees their work from home positions are permanent, and there will be no in person invents until at least 2021.
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.
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.
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.
A recent news release from OSHA gives tips for workers in the dental industry to protect themselves from coronavirus exposure.
Your pressing questions about AIHce 2020: Virtual asked in this special episode with American Industrial Hygiene Association CEO Larry Sloan.
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.
On April 27, HeartStation introduced its automated remote monitoring for Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s).
Worried about contracting the virus at work? Here are some things you can do and some recommendations for approaching the situation.
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.
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.
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.
This week’s National Safety Stand-Down week for construction fall hazards is postponed due to COVID-19.
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.
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.
Many industries and workplaces will need to enforce the use of respirators to best protect workers from the coronavirus exposure.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Silica is threatening the health of many countertop workers—here’s what you can do to reduce their risk.