Food safety is getting renewed attention from Congress and the two federal agencies chiefly charged with safeguarding the nation's food supply: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the USDA.
In the past, cut-resistant gloves were treated as a commodity, with little training and education of wearers. Now, the emphasis is on information and communication.
Safety directors have good intentions when determining the types of safety eyewear to provide for their programs. After all, program managers are truly interested in protecting the eyes of their employees.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tells us that proper hand washing is the single most important action each of us can perform to help stop the spread of diseases.
In today's fast paced and ever-changing manufacturing environment, the "personal" aspect of personal protective equipment (PPE) is more important than ever. The process of researching, developing, and manufacturing new products must go full circle, beginning and ending with the workers who wear PPE to perform a variety of tasks day after day.
At some point, most learners will have little experience with traditional approaches to learning that don't involve technology. Finding newer methods is essential.
When it was announced that fatality rates on U.S. roadways had sharply declined in the past 40 years, traffic control experts had a quick explanation: They pointed to the increased use of visual cues, such as reflective signs, raised pavement markers, and rumble strips.
Is your cup empty or too full? This expression refers to a well-known Zen teaching story of a "wanna be" with a mug so filled to the brim there's no room for fresh tea. "Knowing it all," like "Ain't been invented here," gets in the way of acquiring new information or skills.