Tag: NSC

workplace overdose

NSC Expands Efforts To Combat Workplace Overdoses 

Overdoses remain the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., and account for nearly 10% of all workplace fatalities. The National Safety Council is launching new initiatives to combat overdoses in the workplace.
Lockheed Martin, Safety Award

Lockheed Martin Wins NSC’s 2023 Networks Innovation Award

Innovation Awards recognize effective approaches to protect employees' health, safety and the environment. Tesla, Holcim are runners-up.
Workplace Fatalities

New Research Aims To Prevent Workplace Fatalities

Despite efforts to reduce injury and death on the job, workplace fatalities increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying.
worker depression

Workplace Safety Issues Correlate With Worker Depression, Anxiety

National Safety Council calls on employers to address psychological safety for workers, offers a variety of resources and tools as guidance
ergonomic injuries

Multi-Sector Group Formed To Help Solve Most Common Workplace Injury

Cross-industry experts in safety and health join the National Safety Council and Amazon to invent new ways to prevent ergonomic injuries.
workplace safety

Does Your Security System Enhance Workplace Safety?

Workplace safety can be a serious challenge and business expense for any organization but AI video analytics can help bridge the gap between incident and response by quickly identifying and addressing hazards before they become problems.
Green Cross Safety awards

NSC Announces 2020 Green Cross Safety Award Finalists

The prestigious honor recognizes safety leadership in three categories; the winners will be announced virtually October 1.
scholarships

Scholarships Available For Those Pursuing Careers In Safety

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.
Workplace Safety Violations

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
NSC Safety Award

Six Win Distinguished Service To Safety Awards

Since 1942, the National Safety Council has honored individuals for exceptional dedication to safety and health.
workplace safety

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.
opioid use in the workplace

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

OSHA, NSC Renew Alliance To Address Injury, Illness And Fall Prevention Programs

During the two-year agreement, the Alliance will develop fact sheets on the benefits of employers establishing an injury and illness prevention program, hazard identification and control topics that should be included in worker training, fall prevention and best practices for reporting near misses.

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2012 Announced

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2012.

OSHA Reports on Top 10 Safety Violations for 2009

The number of top 10 violations has increased almost 30% over the same time period in 2008.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
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View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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