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.