Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss is the most common work-related illness in the United States? In honor of National Protect Your Hearing Month this October, read the article for essential tips to prevent hearing loss among your workers.
Monday, October 20, 2014
An increase in deaths among railroad workers sparked a special investigation from the National Transportation Safety Board. The NTSB findings could be relevant to the safety of your employees, even if you’re not in the railroad industry.
Friday, October 17, 2014
So far this year, 11 workers have been killed while constructing or repairing cell towers; 13 died in 2013. OSHA is taking aggressive new steps to stop these fatalities. Read the article to learn more, plus best practices for all employees who work at heights.
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed unusual chemical labeling situations; shared strategies for ensuring that your fire drills prepare employees for a real fire; and shared the story of a student’s internship at the recent Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Although it is too early to call the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) a major health issue in the United States, employers—particularly in the healthcare industry—are starting to ask what actions they should take to be prepared in the event of an outbreak.
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