“Stop, Think, Prevent” – “A New Workplace Safety Campaign Is Emerging” @StopThinkPrevnt

By: Marko Karr, CHST - "Stop, Think, Prevent" Program Author & Owner One is Too Many! I found myself thinking this today... In May of 2016, I proudly posted on LinkedIn how my company honored the National OSHA Stand Down Week for Fall Prevention. We are committed to reducing falls and improving the industry. The … Continue reading “Stop, Think, Prevent” – “A New Workplace Safety Campaign Is Emerging” @StopThinkPrevnt

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“OSHA, FCC Collaborate On Safety Guide For Communication Tower Workers” & Training Video

OSHA and the Federal Communications Commission have published a best practices guide intended to reduce injuries among communication tower workers. Introduced June 1, the guide is a compilation of advisory information gathered from dual OSHA-FCC workshops on communication tower worker safety in October 2014 and February 2016. “These best practices are focused on the ways in which each level … Continue reading “OSHA, FCC Collaborate On Safety Guide For Communication Tower Workers” & Training Video

“Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs & Employee Engagement In Safety”

Note: Click on picture for Full View! Abraham Maslow was an American psychologist who created the Hierarchy of Needs, a theory which argued that psychological health was dependent on the fulfilling of needs in order of priority. This theory put forward the idea that humans must have their basic needs met in order to pursue … Continue reading “Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs & Employee Engagement In Safety”

“The Health Hazards Of Shift Work”

The hazards of the workplace for shift workers have consequences on many levels. Shift work causes employees a host of psychological and health problems. Not only is shift work bad for your health, it’s also bad for your health. To learn more, checkout this infographic created by Eastern Kentucky University’s Online Bachelors in Occupational Safety … Continue reading “The Health Hazards Of Shift Work”

Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Awareness Leading To Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpal tunnel syndrome, back problems and tendonitis account for nearly 70 million doctor office visits in the United States annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  In addition, MSD’s lead to employee absences, lost productivity, and increased health care, disability and worker’s compensation costs. Knowledge of … Continue reading Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders: Awareness Leading To Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)

OSHA Kicks Off 2013 “Water, Rest, Shade” Campaign For Working In The Summer Heat

OSHA Information OSHA Video - English OSHA Video - Spanish Contact: Adriano Llosa      Jesse Lawder Phone: 202-693-4686      202-693-4659 Email: llosa.adriano@dol.gov      lawder.jesse@dol.gov US Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers Educational materials and mobile application available WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has kicked off … Continue reading OSHA Kicks Off 2013 “Water, Rest, Shade” Campaign For Working In The Summer Heat

Do Your Employees Suffer From Workplace Anxiety? Are You Even Aware?

Video Courtesy of NBC Television® See more about this video here: http://rockcenter.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/15/17330634-10-tips-on-how-to-beat-panic-attacks-wisdom-from-the-mayo-clinic?lite Do You Suffer From Workplace Anxiety? Amy Lemley, 46, has spent most of her life feeling like a fraud. She remembers debilitating performance pressure even as a young child. When she believed she wasn’t strong in a subject, such as science or math, she’d … Continue reading Do Your Employees Suffer From Workplace Anxiety? Are You Even Aware?

Bill In Massachusetts Seeks To Stop Workplace Bullying

Christine Lee, 22News State House Correspondent Labor groups are working to extend the state's anti-bullying laws from schools to the workplace. As part of a workplace health and safety lobbying day, labor groups are briefing lawmakers on a number of bills so they can potentially sponsor them. The Healthy Workplace Bill provides workers who are … Continue reading Bill In Massachusetts Seeks To Stop Workplace Bullying

“Employee Stress at Work on the Rise”

" This article was originally posted on Forbes.com by Judy Martin" Judy Martin, Contributor Nancy (a pseudonym) is a manager at a large media organization. The high-stress job presents its own unique challenges to her work-life merge. The single mom of two must constantly monitor breaking news, to stay competitive in her job. Last week I … Continue reading “Employee Stress at Work on the Rise”