The number one question on the mind of business leaders today is how to keep their employees safe. When you work for an agriculture company that is part of the world’s critical food infrastructure, that question becomes even more important. In addition to worrying about productivity, profitability and business continuity, you must also be cognizant of the impact that any disruption could have on the global food supply.
To ensure safety for millions who are still working or will return to work in the coming weeks and months -- the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) released a new report: “A Safe and Just Return to Work.”
In its attempted crackdown on bogus coronavirus remedies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has encountered an old nemesis: a “miracle” solution made of chlorine dioxide that experts say is akin to drinking bleach.
Healthcare workers face many challenges in their job and the COVID-19 pandemic has only increased the amount of pressure that they face. It’s important that employers provide the right equipment and support to help their staff get through these uncertain times. Lone healthcare workers often conduct in-home visits to patients without supervision.
The global pandemic has presented unforeseeable challenges to millions of our nation's workers, or Industrial Athletes. In a normal year, global labor statistics estimate that nearly 39,000 of these vital workers are injured on the job every hour worldwide and an estimated 5,250 will die as the result of a workplace injury in the United States alone, according to OSHA.
In the UK, locked-down families across the country have spent the last few Thursday evenings on their doorsteps, clapping loudly. This applause is a rousing show of solidarity and support for the NHS and the many doctors, nurses and support staff that are risking their lives during the coronavirus outbreak. But what about cleaners?
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing businesses to take extra precautions for the well-being of employees and customers. Rockford Systems is helping organizations protect employee health and safety by launching its new GermBlock™ line of cough and sneeze shields for industrial, commercial, clean room and retail settings.
SAFER includes Fortune 500 companies, leading safety organizations and public health entities
April 23, 2020
The National Safety Council announced SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns, a comprehensive, multifaceted effort to guide employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.
Among the articles in the October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.