A new National Safety Council report shows majority of companies surveyed have strong safety cultures, but more focus needed on musculoskeletal disorder risk reduction and innovation.
New six-year study of serious injuries and fatalities by ISN spotlights unique risks to workers in transportation, oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and utilities industries.
OSHA has launched a new National Emphasis Program focused on preventing workplace falls.
Employees in their first year on the job represented more than one-third of all workers compensation claims, while employees age 60 and up had higher average costs per claim.
Work stress is the 5th leading cause of death, causing over 120,000 deaths every year. The Healthy Work Campaign is trying to change that.
For its new report, ISN analyzed more than 20,000 serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace from 2017-2021.
Despite efforts to reduce injury and death on the job, workplace fatalities increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying.
A new National Safety Council Work to Zero Initiative white paper shows Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) software can help organizations better understand and manage safety risks.
The leading cause of SIFs over the last three years was contact with an object or equipment, according to ISN’s latest Serious Injuries and Fatalities White Paper.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Safety Sciences has been awarded $30,000 to investigate ways to limit workplace slips, trips, and falls.
The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, so Versant Health has created an infographic to illustrate how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace.
A new checklist from XpertHR offers guidance on complex OSHA recording requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses.
To mark National Preparedness Month, a personal injury attorney shares tactics and tips for workers to protect themselves from serious on-the-job injuries.
This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
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.
Teens in the U.S. workforce roughly account for 4.5% of the labor force, and are twice as likely to receive injuries on the job.
Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.
Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.
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