An analysis of federal statistics finds that older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, despite a general decrease in the number of workplace fatalities.
Category: Personnel Safety
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.
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 […]
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.
It’s spring, and construction projects are in full bloom across the country. During the first week in April, Kentucky is focusing on reducing hazards for those who build and repair roads.
March is National Ladder Safety Month, an opportunity to review your policies, training, and equipment. Whether you’re a small service business with a couple of step stools around for lightbulb changes or a large contractor that uses complex climbing equipment, you’ll want to read on for the latest on ladders.
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