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.

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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Giving Thanks for Food Producers

Giving Thanks for Food Producers

Many of us in the United States are getting ready to tuck into some delicious turkey, sides, and pie at Thanksgiving. Have you given thought to the workers who grow and process your food? Many of them work in some of the most dangerous work environments in the country. Poultry processing, agriculture, and food manufacturing […]

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