Our office has been flooded with inquiries about what our clients should be doing in preparation for the coronavirus. We should all be preparing for the coronavirus, but here are a few things to keep in mind: transmissibility, incubation, and lethality. The coronavirus has a high transmissibility rate (3.8-5.5 people infected per case, depending on … Continue reading Coronavirus
While your Apple Watch¹ isn't quite to the level of OSHA approval as an EHS tool, this article from EHS Today talks about some advancements in the new frontier that is wearable technology in safety. Source: http://www.ehstoday.com/safety-technology/article/21122828/can-wearables-make-work-safer ¹ "Apple" and "Apple Watch" are trademarks of Apple, Inc.
Cuts, crushes, and amputations are the ones that probably come to mind first but, as ISHN shows us, there's much, much more that you have to be aware of than just mechanical injuries. Source: http://www.ishn.com/articles/112259-explaining-typical-hand-injuries
The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law on December 29, 1970. Here is a look, straight from OSHA, at how “workplace safety has transformed” over the last 50 years. Source: http://www.osha.gov/osha50/