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/
So what can you do to protect your workers and your company? The short answer: no one's 100% certain yet. What we do know is that prevention at least starts with good hygiene — similar to the flu, start with hand washing, cleaning common surfaces and workstations, and staying home if you don't feel well. … Continue reading You won’t find a newscast without the word “coronavirus” in it.
In this issue of the NSC's Safety and Health Magazine, Barry Bottino provides a great summary of a recent CDC survey on workplace health and safety. Of the great info in the article (which is worth a read for safety professionals and business leaders alike), a couple of points stuck out to us in particular: When … Continue reading Workplace safety isn’t done, and there’s still a lot left to do.