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Oct
09
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 that the safety of the work environment was among top factors for employees considering a new job offer. The survey was conducted by Employers, a leading small-business insurance provider.
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Sep
29
Talk about timely. With extensive recovery efforts under way across the country, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is offering a new software platform called ERHMS Info Manager®.
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Sep
18
The National Safety Council (NSC) has released a new report, Making the Case for Contractor Management: Examining the Safety Benefits of 3rd Party Management. The report includes an analysis of hypotheses to assess the safety benefits of contractor safety pre-qualification programs for participating suppliers, contractors, and vendors.
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Sep
18
It’s ironic but true. Health care is one of the most dangerous professions in this country. It’s also one of the largest, employing 18 million people and growing. Hospital workers experience about twice as many job-related illnesses and injuries as private industry workers.
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Sep
13
At the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo 2017 in Indianapolis, Patrick Kapust, Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, announced OSHA’s top 10 most cited violated for fiscal year (FY) 2017 in a packed NSC Learning Lab on the expo floor.
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Sep
07
You may find it tough to climb out of bed some days, especially on dark, early-fall mornings. But for shift workers, sleep disruption can be a daily challenge. Working while your body wants to sleep has been linked to a variety of physical and psychological health issues, especially for those who change shifts
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Sep
05
An analysis of federal statistics finds that older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, despite a general decrease in the number of workplace fatalities
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Aug
31
Speeding kills nearly as many people as drunk driving, according to the results of a new study from the National Transportation Safety Board.
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Aug
25
A new survey of 2,000 working adults concludes that 43 percent of U.S. workers believe they are too tired to function safely at work. The alarming findings are revealed in a new National Safety Council (NSC) Report, Fatigue in the Workplace: Causes and Consequences of Employee Fatigue.
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Aug
24
An online survey found that more than a quarter of dental practices did not have a written bloodborne pathogens (BBP) control plan as required by OSHA.
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