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.

World Tuberculosis Day calls attention to threat of workplace contagion

March 24, 2014 is World Tuberculosis Day. The slogan this year is “Reach the 3 million.” Every year, approximately 9 million people are afflicted by this infectious disease. Of those, 3 million are “missed” by health systems. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 450,000 people were infected with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in 2012.

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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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