Everything you should know about OSHA, such as compliance, updates on regulations, and emergency response. This series offers handy guides to employer best practices on everything from handling an inspection to confined space permits.
Studies show employees will not wear eye protection unless it is comfortable, fits properly, or functions well. Lens color can impact employee protection and performance levels and provide a better choice.
Heat stress occurs when employees are exposed to high heat and high humidity environments, indoors or outdoors. Though preventable, heat stress signs and symptoms can go unrecognized until the full exposure to the heat presents itself.
Hypothermia is a condition caused by a general cooling of the body which drops a person’s internal core temperature below 98.6 degrees F. Most of us have experienced at least mild hypothermia when the body core temperature reaches 95 degrees F, which causes the body to shiver in efforts to generate more internal heat.
There are basic concepts about workers’ compensation that everyone within an organization should know so that everyone works together toward getting the injured employee and the company back to 100% or, at least, to pre-injury status.
A priority changes with circumstances. A value remains constant, regardless of circumstances. Safety is a value. If integrated into the process, procedures, and practices, safety will not be the first to go when budgets are cut or when time pressures push for compromise.
ON DEMAND: Hand injuries are the #1 preventable injury in the workplace. Despite plentiful PPE, preventable hand injuries still occur at very high rates among industries where sub-contractors are a key part of the workforce.