Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention in the Workplace

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, reports approximately 12,000 sexual harassment and 90,000 discrimination complaints every year. More cases are reported annually that are handled internally by companies. Others cases go unreported. All cases create a hostile workplace.

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OSHA’s Electronic Reporting Rule

In 2016, OSHA implemented a new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The rule requires certain…

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SafetySkills Announces Partnership with Single Source Health & Safety

SafetySkills, an e-learning provider of interactive compliance training, has announced it has signed a partnership with Single Source Health & Safety LLC, a nationwide provider of American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, and BLS training, AED sales and program management.

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12 Ways Food Manufacturers Protect Consumers Who Suffer from Food Allergies

A food allergy happens when the body treats a normally harmless food as though it were a dangerous substance. The body mistakes proteins in the food for more serious invaders such as viruses or bacteria. The body releases antibodies to fight the supposed intruder, which causes pain and inflammation.

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Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Construction Industry

Nearly one-third of reportable injuries and 40% of fatalities in construction result from slips, trips, and falls. These injuries result in 50% more days away from work than other injuries. Slips, trips, and falls can be caused by slick spots, debris, clutter, and unsafe stairs or ladders.

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The Right to Understand: Hazard Communication in Construction

OSHA’s Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) standard is a vital part of making sure workers understand the chemical hazards they face…

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Preventing Injuries from Broken Laboratory Glassware

No matter when and where it happens, broken glassware is an inconvenience at best. But when laboratory glassware breaks, it can do a lot of harm. Injuries from broken glassware can range from a small cut to a serious health risk.

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Safe Trip Planning for Over-the-Road Drivers

Delivery drivers are trained to drive, maintain and inspect their vehicles. They also need to be trained to plan…

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Electrical Safety on the Job

Working with or around electricity exposes employees to dangers such as electric shock, fires and explosions. Fortunately, most of these dangers can be easily prevented if employees are trained to identify and avoid electrical hazards.

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