The opioid epidemic has found its way into the workplace. Find out what employers are doing to help fight prescription drug abuse. A new report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans finds that employers have implemented a number of initiatives to address the issue.
Across the country, 35,092 people died on our nation’s roads in 2015 - a 7.2 percent increase over the previous year. To address this serious issue and begin working toward making roadway fatalities a thing of the past.
On December 19, OSHA issued a final rule that clarifies an employer's continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule went into effect January 18, 2017.
If you’re looking to jump start an occupational safety and health program, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has some help for you. The institute, and its Total Worker Health initiative, have released a workbook with valuable information and recommendations.
What if an inexpensive, simple fix could improve productivity, control ergonomic hazards, enhance security, and reduce accidental injuries in your workplace? Would you look into that? Here’s some good news: Proper workplace illumination can accomplish all of those things, and chances are, much of what you need is probably already present in your workplace.