Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are associated with these factors: Work postures and movements Repetitiveness and pace of work Force of movements Vibration Temperature Lack of influence or control over ...
DID YOU KNOW? Material handling equipment is used in warehouses for managing the storage and transportation of goods and products. It ensures improved productivity by enhancing logistics at warehouses and manufacturing […]
DID YOU KNOW? Each year, approximately 3,000 workers suffer lost-time injuries from being caught in dangerous parts of equipment or machinery during maintenance or cleaning, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics […]
DID YOU KNOW? In 2019, the rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses among private industry employees was 2.8 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers. Private industry workers incurred 2.8 million […]
DID YOU KNOW? Infection prevention and control is required to prevent the transmission of communicable diseases in all health care settings. Infection prevention and control demands a basic understanding of the […]
DID YOU KNOW? Hot work is any work that produces fire or sparks. This includes riveting, flame cutting, soldering, and brazing, but the most common type of hot work is arc welding. According to the Bureau of […]
DID YOU KNOW? The goal of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) hearing conservation standard (29 CFR 1910.95) is to protect the approximate 22 million workers that are exposed to […]
DID YOU KNOW? In today’s fast paced work environment it is important for employees and employers alike to promote healthy working behaviors and surroundings. Healthy employees are more productive, have […]
DID YOU KNOW? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 76,418 charges of workplace discrimination in fiscal year 2018, according to just-released figures. That workplace discrimination continues to happen is the […]
DID YOU KNOW? The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada's national hazard communication standard. The key elements of the system are hazard classification, cautionary labelling of containers, the provision [...
DID YOU KNOW? The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall […]