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How much is fatigue costing your workplace?

Fatigue among workers is a hidden workplace issue affecting businesses throughout the United States. According to new research from the National Safety Council (NSC) and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative, sleep disorders and sleep deficiency that re…
Blog  Archive Fatigue among workers is a hidden workplace issue affecting businesses throughout the United States. According to new research from the National Safety Council …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/how-much-fatigue-costing-your-workplace/

Senators push to make OSHA VPP a permanent program

United States Senators from both sides of the aisle are working together to try to make OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) a permanent part of federal occupational safety and health law.
Blog  Archive United States Senators from both sides of the aisle are working together to try to make OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) a permanent part of federal…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/senators-push-make-osha-vpp-permanent-program/

Mental health training benefits workers and the bottom line

Therapist and author Marianne Clyde says providing employees with good quality mental health training is not just a compassionate move. It’s also a strategic business decision.
Blog  Archive Therapist and author Marianne Clyde says providing employees with good quality mental health training is not just a compassionate move. It’s also a strategic …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/mental-health-training-benefits-workers-and-bottom-line/

AIHA urges help for those exposed to opioids on the job

As the nation combats a general opioid epidemic, the needs of first responders and other workers exposed to these hazardous substances must not be forgotten. That’s the message of comments submitted by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) …
Blog  Archive As the nation combats a general opioid epidemic, the needs of first responders and other workers exposed to these hazardous substances must not be forgotten. Th…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/aiha-urges-help-those-exposed-opioids-job/

Job safety said to give small business a recruiting edge

Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4.4 percent, it can be hard for small companies to find individuals to fill open positions. Now, a new survey of small-business employees finds t…
Blog  Archive Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4.4 percent, it can be hard for small companies to…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/job-safety-said-give-small-business-recruiting-edge/

Feds report concerning uptick in highway fatalities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in 2016. That’s an increase of 5.6 percent from 2015. Because the number of miles driven increased as well, the ov…
Blog  Archive The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in 2016. That’s an …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/feds-report-concerning-uptick-highway-fatalities/

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