Articles Tagged with ''illness''

New slideshow promotes I2P2

OSHA has published a new slide presentation on the value of injury and illness prevention programs — a proactive process to help employers find and fix workplace hazards before workers are hurt.


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Study: Workplace health programs can cut health costs – by a lot

But savings will take time

Workplace health promotion programs have the potential to reduce average worker health costs by 18 percent — and even more for older workers, reports a study in the January Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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USPS cited in heat-related death of letter carrier

OSHA has cited the U.S. Postal Service Truman Station in Independence, Mo., with a willful violation for failing to protect employees working in excessive heat. OSHA initiated an inspection in July after a mail carrier developed heat-related illness symptoms, collapsed while working his route and was taken to the hospital where he died as a result of his exposure to excessive heat.


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OSHA’s Michaels looks back on a long, hot summer

Reflecting on a summer that saw a record number of heat-related weather emergencies across the country, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels said there’s no way of knowing how many workers are alive and well right now because their employers took steps to reduce the risk of heat-related illness.


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Interactive map shows heat-related deaths across U.S.

Although temperatures have turned frosty in many parts of the U.S., OSHA is not letting up on its effort to raise awareness about the risks of heat illness for outdoor workers.


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Heat still a factor for outdoor workers

On the heels of the hottest month in US history, OSHA continues to promote its smart phone-friendly Heat Safety Tool mobile app, which provides vital safety info on heat-related illness prevention.


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How NOT to spread germs at work

It’s easy to avoid spreading germs throughout your workplace – yet many people inadvertently do it, nonetheless, due to a variety of reasons.


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Safety pros are “raising the flag of recognition”

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ outgoing President Terrie S. Norris, CSP, ARM, CPSI, of Long Beach, CA, a member of ASSE and the safety and health profession for more than 20 years, told the Safety 2012 crowd in Denver that more must be done when it comes to preventing work injuries and illnesses.


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Prepare for summer with a mobile app from OSHA

OSHA is making available a mobile application designed to keep outdoor workers safe during summer heat.


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Pesticide poisoning much higher among female farmworkers

Female farmworkers in the U.S. get acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries at twice the rate of male farmworkers, according to researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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