Health & Safety Best Practices

power tools

You’ve Got the Power to Get the Job Done

Drills, saws, planers and routers—powered tools such as these get the job done. These tools can also cause injuries—projecting objects into the eyes, causing electric


Electrical Safety – 10 Quick Tips

In many regions, the month of May has been proclaimed as Electrical Safety Month. Even if this safety observance hasn’t been adopted in your area, it’s always a good time


No Evidence of Worker’s Need of Accommodations for Nicotine

Is smoking and addiction to nicotine a disability requiring accommodation under human rights laws? That was the central question in this grievance by an air terminal screenin

Food Service: The History of Handwashing

Workers who handle and prepare food must have clean hands. But invite workers to a lecture on the importance of handwashing, and you can expect rolled eyes and sarcastic zing

Infection Control is in Your Hands

Clean hands are your best defense against the spread of infection. Good hand hygiene helps protect you as well as co-workers and patients from possible spread of infectious a

heavy machinery

Vibrating Tools Leave You All Shook Up

About 1.5 million US workers use vibrating tools on the job and millions more are exposed to jarring while operating trucks or other heavy machinery. Whole-body vibration is

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