Santa’s Workshop Keeps Spirits Bright with Total Worker Health® Strategies

by L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH, and Emily Kirby, BPH Before the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, everyone in the North Pole is busy preparing for the big night. Elves build toys at an escalating pace to help Santa stock up for the holiday. Santa’s Workshop may be magical but, like many … Continue reading Santa’s Workshop Keeps Spirits Bright with Total Worker Health® Strategies

U.S. Meat Plants Are Deadly as Ever, With No Incentive to Change – #EmployeeSafety #OSHA #COVID-19

Employees butcher pork at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Missouri. - Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Stephanie Morales was weighing her coronavirus symptoms against an 8-pound hunk of fancy steak. That Saturday in April, her bosses at the JBS meatpacking plant in Cactus, Texas, had promised their 3,000 employees that anyone who worked … Continue reading U.S. Meat Plants Are Deadly as Ever, With No Incentive to Change – #EmployeeSafety #OSHA #COVID-19

With the Long Hot Spell Across the US Continuing, Be Aware of Heat Stress in Your Employees!

The Dangers of Heat Stress First Aid Tips: How to Treat Heat Exhaustion Many workers spend some part of their working day in a hot environment. Workers in foundries, laundries, construction projects, and bakeries -- to name a few industries -- often face hot conditions which pose special hazards to safety and health. The following … Continue reading With the Long Hot Spell Across the US Continuing, Be Aware of Heat Stress in Your Employees!