These are the next hurdles to bridge, and manufacturers are doing just that as they develop next-generation respirators for an expanded base of users.
Loose-fitting powered and supplied-air respirators offer increased comfort and productivity -- a better experience for all concerned.
Why is manual patient handling unsafe? The cumulative weight a nurse or nursing assistant may have to lift during patient lifts or transfers within an eight-hour shift can be as much as 1.8 tons.
Your employees need special support in cold situations and more yet in emergency cold situations.
A long-awaited modernization of the general industry regulations has good elements, as well as some bad features and some omissions.
Many U.S. health care providers already require employees to accept vaccinations. Henry Ford Health System requires measles, mumps, rubella, and tuberculosis vaccinations, with no opt-outs allowed.
Fatal incidents where rescue capability is not standing by and available are all too frequent.
While the time savings vary greatly, a rough estimate is that safety managers spent 40 percent of their time delivering training in the pre-online era and now spend 10 percent of their time on it.
OSHA warned gas power plant operators they could face similar fines if the same thing happens at a plant they build or renovate.
Being "well-balanced" is not only a good way of living, it's also critical for high-level safety performance.