Illness from exposure to heat is preventable; however, every year thousands become sick from occupational heat exposure.
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Do you Suffer from Occupational Hearing Loss?
Hearing loss is one of the most common work-related injuries in the country. And it is more likely to be found in construction, manufacturing, and mining industries.
Preventing Repetitive Motion Injuries
Overexertion in the workplace is related to certain activities and/or motions, with a common one being repetitive movements. This can lead to repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome,
Fatigue at Work: Are You getting enough Sleep?
Having over-worked, over-tired workers has become somewhat the norm for many businesses and research estimates that 13% of workplace injuries can be attributed to fatigue. Unfortunately, the effects of fatigue can have adverse effects at the workplace
What is Overexertion in the Workplace
Have you ever pushed yourself TOO hard at work, beyond either your physical or mental capabilities? If so, you may be overexerting yourself, which can be counterproductive and unsafe leading to serious injuries, such as:
Work-Related Eye Injury Prevention
According to the CDC, the American workforce averages 2,000 work-related eye injuries (requiring medical treatment) every day.
Do You Have a COVID-19 Prevention Program for your Workplace?
OSHA’s General Duty Clause (GDC) makes it clear that employers have an obligation to protect workers from serious and recognized workplace hazards.
What Workers Should Know About COVID-19 Protections in the Workplace
OSHA has prepared and published guidance on COVID-19 to help employers and workers identify risks of being exposed to and of contracting it in workplace settings.
OSHA Exposure to Risk Pyramid
Have you familiarized yourself with OSHA’s Exposure to Risk Pyramid? OSHA created a risk pyramid to help employers understand the exposure risk their workers may be facing with COVID-19.
Driving Under the Influence of Fatigue
Did you know, you don’t actually have to have been drinking alcohol to drive like you are under the influence of it. Driving while drowsy is like driving under the influence.