The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has added 34 new drugs to its list of those considered hazardous for healthcare workers. Get important information here.
Category: Health and Wellness
Fear of being laid off. Excessive overtime. Pressure to perform. Conflicts with coworkers. Job stress is in the house. When you add daily life stressors like finances, family concerns, and illness, the result is a big pile of angst that can wear down your personnel, eroding productivity and safety and costing you money.
Air Force ergonomics specialists say fitting the task to the worker is a powerful tool for keeping service members well and injury-free. Find out how one base is approaching the ergo mission.
An Arizona company that helps businesses protect its workers has been rewarded for safeguarding the health and safety of its own employees.
What’s the link between your work and your health? If there is one, is it positive or negative? Get details of an intriguing survey here.
It has not been since the deadly Ebola outbreak of 2014 that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency. The culprit this time: Zika, a predominantly mosquito-borne and potentially sexually-transmitted virus that can result in a condition called microcephaly in unborn children. Don’t wait for the worst-case scenario to happen—prepare now […]
In June 2016, the Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) Health Department reported the first work-related Zika infection in the United States. A researcher in Allegheny County had become infected with the virus following a needlestick incident.
Women who put in long hours during their careers may pay a steep price in increased risk for life-threatening illnesses. Get the latest on this worrisome finding.
A new campaign urges healthcare professionals to work to prevent potentially deadly infections by keeping their hands clean. Nurses and others know the importance of handwashing, don’t they? Keep reading to learn the surprising facts.
Employers who promote workplace fitness get plenty in return. Find out what’s in it for your employees and for your bottom line.