Tag: Workplace-Injuries

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Workplace Injuries: More Focus Needed On MSD Reduction

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.
Workplace Fatalities

What Was The Most Common Cause Of Workplace Fatalities In 2022?

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 Fall NEP

OSHA Is Falling For You  

OSHA has launched a new National Emphasis Program focused on preventing workplace falls.
Workplace Accidents

Which Employees Are Most Vulnerable To Workplace Accidents?

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.
Healthy Work

Work Stress Is 5th Leading Cause Of Death

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.
Serious Injuries and Fatalities

Serious Injuries And Fatalities On Decline In Utilities Industry

For its new report, ISN analyzed more than 20,000 serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace from 2017-2021.
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.
EHS Software

The Importance Of EHS Software And Mobile Applications

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.
Serious Workplace Injuries Fatalities Report

Serious Injuries And Fatalities Insights White Paper Available

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.
workplace slips trips falls

IUP Department of Safety Sciences To Study Workplace Slips, Trips, Falls

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Safety Sciences has been awarded $30,000 to investigate ways to limit workplace slips, trips, and falls.
targeting program

OSHA Inspections Target Workplaces With Highest Injury, Illness Rates

The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
Workplace Eye Wellness

Vision Problems Cost Billions In Lost Workplace Productivity

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, so Versant Health has created an infographic to illustrate how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace.
workplace injuries and illnesses

Which Common Workplace Injuries Are Recordable?

A new checklist from XpertHR offers guidance on complex OSHA recording requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses.
workplace injuries

10 Tips To Avoid Workplace Injuries

To mark National Preparedness Month, a personal injury attorney shares tactics and tips for workers to protect themselves from serious on-the-job injuries.
electrical safety

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
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.
young worker safety

Creative Teen Videos “Speak Up” For Work Safety

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.
workplace injury

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
worker fatalities

New Report Examines Next Level Of Workplace Safety

Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.
workplace injuries

Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

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.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
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View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.