On Tuesday, June 20, at Safety 2017, the annual professional development conference and exposition of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Fred Kohanna, M.D., MBA, spoke to a crowded room of safety professionals about the workplace safety implications of medical marijuana in a session titled “Medical Marijuana: Miracle Drug or Safety Nightmare?”
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Safety is a process, and as such, needs to be managed. This section offers resources to create a viable safety program, sell it to senior management, train supervisors and employees in using it, and then track and report your progress. Look also for ways to advance your own skills in these areas, both for your current job, and those that follow.
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Indiana Furniture of Jasper is a 100-year-old business with a thoroughly modern approach to employee protection.
A new national campaign to increase awareness about firefighter cancer is calling on firefighters to sign a pledge of safety.
Many of us spend hours at our workstations every day. Bad habits and incorrect posture can lead to neck and back pain or sore wrists and fingers. Proper ergonomics can help you stay comfortable at work.
Just in time for the summer spike in temperatures comes an updated app to help employees stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather.
OSHA is urging employers to show their commitment to job safety and the bottom line with a new national observance starting Monday, June 12.
Those high school and college kids your company has added to the payroll for the summer are somebody’s children. Take steps to protect them just as you’d protect permanent employees.
The decreased cost and increased attention to three-dimensional, or 3D, printing has led to questions about the safety and potential health effects of these devices. New research published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene found that common filaments used in the printers can emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) during the printing process. According […]
Many were surprised last month when NASCAR favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr., announced his departure from racing at the end of this year’s season. Why did he walk away, and why should safety professionals take note?
The poultry giant Tyson Foods is taking steps to create “a better workplace,” which includes enhanced safety and health protection for 95,000 U.S. employees. Keep reading to find out what’s likely to change.