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 […]
Earlier this year I wrote an article on three ways to improve instruction delivered via electronic means, or eLearning.
While traveling to meet with a company in Denver, our flight attendant announced Wi-Fi was not working on the plane. With a smartphone and laptop charge below 10 percent and worthless without connectivity, I picked up a magazine, hoping I would find something to captivate my attention.
In this two-part feature, guest author Hannah Ubl, generational expert at BridgeWorks, explores how generational differences play out in the workplace.
This week I’m at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Chicago.
Risk-taking at heights can have fatal consequences.
Since safety professionals can’t be everywhere at once, encouraging front-line employees to participate in observation-based safety programs is critical to spotting and addressing unsafe conditions. Employees should be able to submit observations on unsafe conditions, people, processes, incidents and injuries in a non-punitive, systematic fashion.
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).
EHS Today has released the results of its 2013 National Safety Survey of nearly 1,000 environment, health and safety professionals.
This year I had the opportunity to attend Safety 2013, the annual professional development conference of the American Society of Safety Engineers – my first safety conference as a college intern and my first visit to Las Vegas.