June 13, 2017
Just in time for the summer spike in temperatures comes an updated app to help employees stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The free app was originally issued by OSHA and has been redesigned by OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool mobile app is available for iOS and Android devices. It determines heat-index values, a measure for how hot it feels, based on temperature and humidity.
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June 9, 2017
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.
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May 19, 2017
Drug use in the American workforce has reached its highest rates in 12 years. Rates for cocaine increased for the fourth consecutive year in the general U.S. workforce. Learn more about these important findings and the implication for worker safety. READ MORE >
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May 17, 2017
Many were surprised last month when NASCAR favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr., announced his departure from racing at the end of this year’s season. The driver was concerned that a future injury may end his career, but could permanently impact his health. His father, the racing legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., died during the 2001 Daytona 500.
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May 1, 2017
Servicing and maintaining equipment is dangerous business, causing up to 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities, including electrocution, burns, crush injuries, cuts, lacerations, amputations, and fractures, each year. Under the new administration, can we expect any changes to OSHA’s lockout/tagout rules or their enforcement?
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