Before COVID-19, the acronym PPE was not known by most people. Industrial workers, first responders, and healthcare workers are familiar with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) because they use it every day. However, on an ordinary day, using the PPE acronym in a conversation, usually required some sort of explanation.
For eyewear, as for the luxury market in general, there has been a major generational change in the consumer base with the arrival of millennials,” reports Bain & Company, one of the world's leading management consulting firms
Workplace burn injury and fatalities are frequently the result of the worker’s clothes catching on fire from two primary workplace hazards: flash fire and electric arc flash also referred to as “thermal incidents.”
If outdoor workers are outfitted with proper PPE, their risks of getting hypothermia, frostbite, or catching a cold are greatly diminished. A side benefit of wearing proper PPE in harsh elements is that workers are more comfortable, which helps to improve performance and productivity.
We all learned in science class that homeostasis is the self-regulating process by which our bodies maintain stability. One of the most important functions of homeostasis is the regulation of body temperature, which is called thermoregulation.
It is a universal truth that almost everyone has experienced stress in their lives. The stress beast can dig its claws into people at work, at home, in their social lives and in their relationships, or while watching headline news about the latest terrorist attack.
Whether you’re de-icing a plane in Chicago, or you’re a snow blower in upstate New York, or a commercial fisherman in Alaska or Canada, all outdoor workers must be aware of the risks and dangers associated with cold weather.
When an employee can’t hear properly, his or her performance at work declines and the impairment might cause more accidents and injuries to occur. Not only that, but the employee’s entire lifestyle is compromised by the hearing loss.
Among the articles in the August 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have information on creating a spill response plan, reopening workplaces amid COVID-19, advice on choosing EHS software, tips on caring for FR clothing, and much more.