For many companies, the holidays are a make-or-break time period for profitability. Employers could use some reminders on full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment, especially over the holiday season.
A chemical plant exploded early Wednesday last week, leaving a blazing fire, city-wide damage, and at least three employees injured.
The monopolizing technology company is taking the heat for the way it works its employees to the bone—but that doesn’t seem to be stopping Amazon from pumping out nearly a million packages every 24 hours.
Why scissor lifts take first.
Understanding ANSI/ISEA 121-2018.
Most people who enjoy the Back to the Future Trilogy will say the first movie is their favorite. I, however, enjoy watching how writers in the 1980s thought the world would operate in the future year of 2015.
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.