The way employers enable learning and information-sharing plays an influential role in whether new employees will become safety leaders or safety liabilities.
The countdown to enforcement of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new commercial driver medical examiner program continues. The day of reckoning is May 21.
The American comedian Ron White says, “You can’t fix stupid!” However, in the workplace you can prevent some of the stupidity caused by mental fatigue.
A new primer from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies explains how insurance claims data could be used more effectively to help prevent occupational injuries and illness.
In my home town in California, workplace sexual harassment allegations that came to light in November have shaken the sheriff’s department and rattled the community. The lurid “he said/she said” claims being publicly aired are familiar to many employers who have dealt with sexual harassment lawsuits.
People learn, understand and retain information best if it is taught to them in their native language.
Transportation companies, commercial drivers and the medical professionals who certify them as physically fit for duty may be in for another long ride – legislatively speaking, that is.
Chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA), formaldehyde, solvents and pesticides have been shown to impact the reproductive health of men and women who are exposed to them at work.
Earlier this year I wrote an article on three ways to improve instruction delivered via electronic means, or eLearning.
OSHA HazCom Standard: Employees must be trained on new label elements and safety data sheets by December
In 2012, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to bring it into alignment with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).