Workplace Safety

Knowledge at Work provides a library of workplace safety articles for you and your organization to read, share, and print for reference. Workplace safety is UL Workplace Health & Safety’s focus and mission, so we ensure that Environment Health and Safety experts throughout the industry highlight workplace safety tips in each article they write, with your health and safety in mind.

OSHA Rules for Eye and Face Protection Have Been Updated

OSHA Rules for Eye and Face Protection Have Been Updated

New OSHA rules for eye and face protection were published in the US Federal Register on March 25, 2016. Announced changes went into effect on April 25, 2016. Affected companies–which include all employers operating in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals, and construction–should reference the full text of the Federal Register as well as the […]

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EHS and Loss Control: Forging a Partnership

EHS and Loss Control: Forging a Partnership

Having worked in both corporate safety and insurance loss control, I am amazed at the disconnect that occurs between these synergistic disciplines. It’s certainly a waste when you consider that they have much to gain by working and learning from each other. The job description for an insurance Loss Control Representative is highly compatible with […]

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7 Hacks to Increase Workplace Safety Today

7 Hacks to Increase Workplace Safety Today

Danger is everywhere, and the chance of someone getting injured is increased dramatically when safety rules are absent, ignored or overlooked. Whether or not you are in the material handling industry, your likelihood of accidents can be controlled and minimized by improving your workplace’s safety. Here are 7 powerful tips that will cultivate a safer […]

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Weathering the Winter: More Than Just Surviving the Cold

Weathering the Winter: More Than Just Surviving the Cold

Workers face a variety of cold weather hazards, including cold stress and its physical consequences. But cold stress is not the only hazard that workers face during the winter months. Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, winter driving, shoveling snow, working at heights while clearing snow, and walking safely on snow and ice are all additional concerns […]

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Weathering the Winter: Keeping Workers Safe in the Cold

Weathering the Winter: Keeping Workers Safe in the Cold

During the winter and in extreme weather events like this week’s East Coast snowstorm, workers are at risk for health emergencies. Cold weather can lead to danger for workers outside or in poorly insulated or unheated areas, particularly in fields such as sanitation, construction, emergency response, delivery, or transportation. Weather-related conditions can also pose a […]

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