Heat Stress in the Workplace

Because the effects of heat stress can be severe, OSHA requires employers to take these steps to protect workers from heat stress.


Emergency Response Plan Basics

We can’t control when and where emergencies occur. But knowing what to do in an emergency can keep you safe.

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Eight Back Injury Prevention Measures to Protect Your Hardworking Employees

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that nearly 20% of all workplace injuries are back injuries. Preventing these injuries is relatively easy if workers take certain precautions.

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Respiratory Protection: Protect Your Employees From Airborne Hazards

Respiratory protection in the workplace protects employees from hazardous gases and vapors, oxygen deficiency, and airborne particles.

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Proper Business Communication Etiquette in the Workplace

Using proper business communication etiquette is vital to get your message across clearly, effectively, and professionally and avoid making mistakes that could put you and your company in a bad light.

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Forklift Safety for Pedestrians

Forklift accidents are particularly dangerous to pedestrians. Pedestrians suffer 26% of all forklift-related injuries in U.S. workplaces. Many of these injuries are serious or fatal.

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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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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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What is “Competency-Based” Safety Training?

Competencies are measurable behavioral objectives used to define the actions a learner should be able to perform, and the level of skill that learner must be able to demonstrate when performing that action, in order for the learner to be considered fully trained.

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