Workplace Hazards


Give Excuses The Boot

Excuses, excuses. There are lots of excuses for not using protective footwear, but they all sound feeble compared to a foot injury.   “They hurt my feet.” But


BPA Linked to Male Sex Problems

High levels of workplace exposure to Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used to make polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins, has been linked to reduced sexual function in me

Urban Legends – The (Un)Truth Hurts

Here's a wealth of information out there about safety -- and quite a bit of misinformation. Some of that misinformation is in the form of urban legends, rumors and myths.

Heavy Equipment

Mobile Machinery Hazards: Keep Clear of Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment safety - what does that have to do with you? Plenty, if you work around construction sites or even encounter them in your neighborhood. Mobile machines suc

Work Together

Management and Workers Must Work Together to Identify and Eliminate Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Rite Aid of New York Inc. for 10 alleged repeat and serious violations of safe

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

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