Posts Tagged ‘workplace injuries’

Minority workers have the highest risk for injury, disability: study March 6, 2017 No Comments

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Los Angeles – Latino immigrants and African-American men are most at risk for being injured on the job, according to a study from the University of Southern California.
Researchers examined data on 11.6 million people from the American Community Survey from 2006 to 2013 and 198,000 people from the Survey of Income and Program Participation for […]

Celebrating Labor Day 2016 September 6, 2016 No Comments

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Labor Day 2016 is here: a day to remember the contributions of U.S. workers, as well as occupational safety and labor pioneers such as Alice Hamilton and Frances Perkins, and to honor workers who have lost their lives or been injured on the job.
NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard spoke in his Labor Day 2016 message […]

Workplace Injuries Infographic: Workplace Injuries By The Numbers September 5, 2016 No Comments

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Workplace injuries happen more often than we think they do. In fact, every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. That’s a pretty daunting statistic and the more we neglect workplace safety, the more we contribute to those numbers instead of reducing them. The National Safety Council has derived this colorful infographic that […]

Workplace Fatigue Infographic: Sleep Deficiency and Fatigue June 20, 2016 No Comments

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Workplace fatigue is caused by a lack of sleep, and adequate sleep is an absolute necessity for everyone. Without enough sleep, it can affect you drastically both physically and mentally- often affecting every area of your life. People who don’t get enough sleep can actually be a danger to other people, particularly at work […]

Workplace Injuries Infographic: Why You Should Be Protected June 12, 2016 No Comments

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Before OSHA was indoctrinated in the 1970’s, workplace injuries and illnesses were the norm. Large industrial companies were taking advantage of their employees and had virtually no concern for their safety, which made them seem almost dispensable. Finally the U.S. government realized how unethical it was to disregard employee safety, and workplace injuries and […]

Industrial Injuries Infographic: Think Workplace Injuries Aren’t Affecting Your Bottom Line June 11, 2016 No Comments

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Not valuing safety is very costly to a business. How costly? Well if you’re an industrial company, industrial injuries sustained by employees can cost you a fortune. The following infographic breaks down exactly how much financial damage that a lack of safety can have on a business.
 

 
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Workplace Safety Infographic: How Visual Aids Can Improve Workplace Safety June 10, 2016 No Comments

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It’s no secret that some people learn differently than others. This can include visual aids, a lecturer, or hard material to read off from to absorb the information. In regards to workplace safety, it become important that we take into account the different ways in which employees retain the information communicated by the company.
Being […]

OSHA Greatly Increases Workplace Injury Reporting Requirements June 7, 2016 No Comments

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Under the final rule, OSHA has revised its requirements for recording and submitting records of work-based injuries and illnesses. Once the new rule takes effect, you will be required to electronically submit the recorded information for posting on the OSHA web site. Establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA […]

Top 5 Causes of Workplace Injuries May 24, 2016 No Comments

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Five years and more than 1.5 million workers’ comp claims. That’s what The Travelers Companies looked at to determine the who, what, where, when, why and how of workplace injuries … also how much they cost.
According to the Travelers Injury Impact Report, the most frequent causes of workplace injuries for the period from 2010 to […]

Workplace Safety Infographic: The Younger Face of Workplace Safety May 18, 2016 No Comments

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As the workforce gets younger and younger due to baby boomers moving closer to retirement, we’ll see major changes in workplace safety. The new generation needs just as much emphasis on the importance of workplace safety as generations before them.
The following infographic goes into specifics regarding the age of the current workforce and the […]

U.S. to Post Employer Data About Workplace Injuries, Illnesses May 12, 2016 No Comments

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A new federal regulation issued on Wednesday will reveal publicly the workplace injuries and illnesses employers have typically logged for their private use, triggering a clash with business groups that say the data could be misconstrued and exploited by unions and plaintiffs’ lawyers.
The rule is the culmination of a long-running debate between workplace-safety regulators […]

Workplace Injuries Costs & Causes (Infographic) May 6, 2016 No Comments

How Are Workers Injured?

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Workplace injuries are incredibly tragic, especially because a lot of them can be prevented with proper safety and compliance. What some companies don’t understand, is that safety is an investment with a very high ROI. Workplace injuries and illnesses are very costly to a business, much more costly than investing in proper safety training […]

Warehouse Safety Infographic: Dodging the Dangers & Disasters May 13, 2014 1 Comment

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Warehouses, though typically large and open, can house dangerous safety hazards that have the potential to harm or injure warehouse workers if there isn’t a culture of safety. But warehouse safety hazards can be avoided if the proper steps are taken, and everyone works toward maintaining a safe […]