Having your body caught between the moving parts of a machine is both terrifying and dangerous. Here are ideas OSHA and others have provided to prevent it. South Florida refuse collection truck mechanic Raul Figueroa was working on a truck when somehow the ram arm that lifts Dumpsters to the bin became actuated. The arm […]
Category: Injuries and Illness
Modern safety management goes beyond covering traditional workplace accidents to now being equally concerned with illnesses caused on and even off the job. This section will explain what you need to know to avoid both injuries and illnesses, and to track your progress in reaching this goal.
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What answers does a CDC official have for your specific questions about staph and MRSA? Listen in on BLR’s special February 13 audio conference and find out. Yesterday’s Advisor began a discussion of the staph problem currently affecting American workplaces. Though largely confined to healthcare facilities, studies show that staph transmission does appear to be […]
News accounts report that a dangerous strain of staph, called MRSA, may be spreading. How much is hype? How much is there to fear? Read on and find out. Next time you’re in a meeting with 3 other people, consider this: Chances are that one of you is carrying the bacteria that cause a staph […]
Deciding when and if an injured worker can return to the job sounds simple, but in reality, it’s a highly regulated activity. Here’s what the ADA, workers’ comp, and other laws have to say. And a special audio conference for those who really want to make sure they do it legally. An employee injures his […]
When an injured worker takes time off, everyone suffers in some way. Here are ideas to bring them back faster, without violating the law. When a worker is injured, he or she will likely have to take time off, and should be given as much time as is needed. But the flip side is that […]