Preventing Workplace Injuries

New OSHA Toolkit Intended to Protect Hospital Workers from Transmittable Diseases
June 8, 2015

A new toolkit developed by regulators at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has just been released in an effort to: Provide hospital workers with better respiratory protections Protect…
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National Safety Mo. Focuses on Preventing Workplace Accidents, Injuries & Fatalities
June 4, 2015

During the month of June, the National Safety Council (NSC) is sponsoring National Safety Month, an annual campaign dedicated to “reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our communities.” This year, NSC has…
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Protecting Healthcare Workers from Workplace Violence: Updated OSHA Guidelines (Pt. 2)
April 14, 2015

Resuming Protecting Healthcare Workers from Workplace Violence: Updated OSHA Guidelines (Pt. 1), here, we will continue pointing out some of the specific changes OSHA has made to its publication, Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers….
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Protecting Healthcare Workers from Workplace Violence: Updated OSHA Guidelines (Pt. 1)
April 10, 2015

More than 70 percent of assaults that occur in workplaces impact healthcare and social service workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This makes healthcare and social service workers nearly four times as likely to be hurt by…
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Hospital Workplace Injuries: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 3)
April 5, 2015

Wrapping up our blog series Hospital Workplace Injuries: Here’s What You Should Know, below, we will conclude this discussion by shifting our focus to how hospital health care workers can stay safe on the job and what hospitals can do…
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Hospital Workplace Injuries: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 2)
March 31, 2015

Resuming Hospital Workplace Injuries: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 1), below, we’ll take a closer look at how hospital workers are most often getting hurt at work, as well as what the more common risk factors are for these…
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Hospital Workplace Injuries: Here’s What You Should Know (Pt. 1)
March 27, 2015

While we rely on hospitals for essential medical care, these facilities can actually present serious risks to their workers, paradoxically causing them to get hurt within the very facilities that are intended for healing. What may be more surprising than…
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Protecting Vision in the Digital Age: Workplace Eye Safety Tips (Pt. 2)
February 28, 2015

Resuming Protecting Vision in the Digital Age: Workplace Eye Safety Tips (Pt. 1), here we will reveal and discuss some more things that can be done to protect your eyes and vision at work. More Helpful Workplace Eye Safety Tips…
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Protecting Vision in the Digital Age: Workplace Eye Safety Tips (Pt. 1)
February 26, 2015

Protecting your eyes at work may not be your primary concern. However, in the digital age when people are looking at screens (computers, tablets, etc.) for a substantial part of their days, workplace eye safety is an important issue. In…
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5 Tips to Help Workers Avoid Winter Slip and Fall Accidents (Pt. 3)
December 12, 2014

Wrapping up our blog series 5 Tips to Help Workers Avoid Winter Slip and Fall Accidents, here we will present some final important things to keep in mind in order to minimize the chances that you are hurt in winter…
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