Article from EHS today
Article from EHS today
Great article from flipboard of a Drexel University research review and suggestions.
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An excellent article from the Washington Post about poor posture and how it leads to pain. There are also suggestions about how to combat the issue.
There are a few studies out there looking at the trend in the market value of a company and comparing that information to the organizations stock performance. One common finding: Companies that are the best to work for have several employee -friendly policies and perks and are very profitable. This allows them to recruit and retain top employees to their organizations.
The following is a link to the Glassdoor study from 2015 on the subject.
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It’s that time of year again. The days are getting longer and it is becoming increasingly hotter throughout the day. Every year people die on the job from heat-related incidence. Though the majority of these come from the construction industry, it can happen to anyone.
Let’s take it one step further and make sure we follow the same suggestions away from the workplace. Summertime means ball games, days at the lake and other adventures with family and friends. Make sure everyone is drinking enough water, resting often when in the heat and when possible perform that activity in the shade.
OSHA has launched their Water. Rest. Shade. campaign again this year. Click the link below to see their suggestion for keeping cool and safe this summer.
Click the link below to the TED-Ed original video about the importance of good posture.
The ART tool was designed by the Health and Safety Executive of the British government. They are our equivalent of OSHA. This is a free tool that can help you in assessing risks to employees that involve repetitive movement tasks of the upper extremity. They have free downloads of the ART tool Read more
In February of 2017 the American College of Physicians issued guidelines for the treatment of acute and sub-acute low back pain. They recommend trying non-drug related therapies first. The list includes massage, heat, acupuncture and spinal manipulation and mindful meditation.
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OSHA has just published their web page dedicated to Safe and Sound Week June 12-18 2017. The have laid out several steps to take leading up to Safe and Sound Week. The site also provides several suggestions for activities for both management and workers, along with several modifiable options to advertise Safe and Sound Week at your company.
Every successful Health and safety initiative at an organization starts at the top. Visible engagement by leadership in the promotion of these events helps the management Read more