Technology has become embedded into almost every activity in our day-to-day living. From the moment we wake up, to the moment we go to sleep, so many parts of our day are impacted, and made easier by technology.
According to the Southeast Regional Climate Center, last summer we saw sweltering weather conditions, with record-breaking heat in more than 40 U.S. cities. New workers, temporary workers or those returning from time off are especially susceptible to heat-induced illnesses.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless poisonous gas which is often associated with domestic boilers. It’s important to note that carbon monoxide poisoning is a risk anywhere where a fuel-burning appliance is used, especially when they are situated in confined spaces with little ventilation and air flow.
Every day handlers and applicators transfer potentially hazardous chemicals and concentrates such as pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and liquid fertilizers from large drums into smaller containers or mixing tanks.
The hearts of people who live in polluted areas are weaker than those who regularly breathe cleaner air, according to a new study.
Researchers said they found evidence of harmful effects even when levels of pollution associated with diesel vehicles were less than half the safety limit set by the European Union.
Occupation, lack of paid sick leave, and multiple psychosocial factors are related to workers’ own perceived low health status, according to a study by researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
Falling construction workers in NYC, OSHA’s electronic recordkeeping rule on hold – again – and California moving forward with stringent new refinery safety regulations. These were among the top stories featured on ISHN.com this week.