Sprains, strains, and aching backs are among the most common occupational injuries in any field—and in jobs with multiple risk factors, workers are at increased risk of such injuries. Baggage handlers in the cruise ship industry are one group at increased risk; their job requires lifting and moving baggage and supplies with irregular sizes and […]
Backing up his commitment to improve the federal Superfund program, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has issued a list of 21 Superfund sites that he has “targeted for immediate and intense attention.”
OSHA has cited a Connecticut construction contractor for exposing workers to mercury and respirator hazards while they dismantled a mercury boiler at a New Hampshire worksite. The agency has proposed $329,548 in fines.
Healthcare facilities are particularly vulnerable to incidents of workplace violence, and keeping hospitals safe for patients, staff, and visitors can be a monumental task. It’s a daily challenge for Jim Sawyer, CHS-IV, CPP, CHPA, Director of Security Services for Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow.
Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.
The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe.
Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights.
Every organization should have a policy concerning workplace visitors. These policies not only protect the visitors, they also protect the safety and security of your workplace and your workforce. Allowing strangers to wander through company facilities “at will” poses risks. Not only can workplace visitors distract employees, which could cause an accident, but the visitors […]