About Langdon Dement

Langdon Dement is an EHS Advisor with UL Workplace Health and Safety with experience in general industry, healthcare, and Industrial Hygiene consultations. He specializes in industrial hygiene, ergonomics, patient handling, and Job Hazard Analysis within a variety of healthcare and general industry areas. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Ergonomics Professional (AEP), and an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for general industry. He earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Harding University as well as a post-graduate degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Murray State University. Langdon has been a presenter at national conferences such as ASSE’s Safety, NSC, and AIHce. He is a member of ASSE, AIHA, and an advisory member of the Healthcare Practice Specialty working group.

Workplace safety doesn’t cost. It pays.

Work-related fatality and injury rates are declining nationally, indicating we are on the right track with prevention and incident management. However, there were 4,693 fatal work-related injuries and nearly 3 million non-fatal workplace injury and illnesses reported by private industry in 2011, according to the most current data available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) brings much needed attention to motorist and worker safety issues in work zones. The 2013 theme is Work Zone Safety: We’re All in This Together. The theme highlights the complexities of work zones and the need for awareness by everyone affected by work zones – DOTs, road workers, drivers, […]

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Musculoskeletal disorders increase to 33% of all workplace injuries

2011 saw a relatively unchanged rate of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases requiring days away from work compared with 2010. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 118 cases per 10,000 full-time workers in 2010, compared to 117 in 2011. Although this number remained statistically the same, there was an increase in musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) […]

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