A Workplace Safety Double-Standard

The rate of workplace homicides may be marginally improving overall, but it’s not helping women one iota. The latest data from OSHA finds that homicide is the number one cause of death for women in the workplace, signaling a need for many more safeguards and increased corporate vigilance.

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Permanent Training for Temps

Demand for temporary workers has soared in recent years, but this hiring boom comes with a downside — temporary workers may often face greater risk of getting injured on the job than permanent employees.

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Fire Protection – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

As more U.S. businesses expand into foreign countries, it’s not just the new language and culture that they have to adjust to — fire protection strategies can also be quite different and vary significantly from a one country to the next.

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The Blink of an Eye

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Take time this month to review your company’s eye-safety protocols.

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Playing It Safe

Even the smallest business needs a safety program to help minimize injuries to employees and customers as well as property damage. And in today’s global economy, companies that purchase goods or services from other countries also need to be knowledgeable about their supply chain’s commitment to customer safety. Continue reading

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Is Your Tablet a Pain in the Neck?

The growing use of smartphones and tablets in the workplace is prompting concerns about a corresponding increase in the number of ergonomics-related injuries.

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Can You Hear Me?

Are your employees at risk of losing their hearing? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), every year about 30 million people in the U.S. are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise. Continue reading

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