Hazards to Outdoor Workers
From National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health – Read full article Outdoor workers are exposed to many types of hazards that depend on their type of work, geographic region, season, and duration of time they are outside. Employers should train outdoor workers about their workplace hazards, including hazard identification and recommendations for preventing and […]
Workplace safety expert calling for new guidelines on working in the heat
In a tiny hot metal room at the University of Ottawa, Katrin Bachmann was hard at work, pumping her legs on a recumbent bicycle. Hooked up to machines that monitored her breathing, her heart rate and her body temperature, the 51-year-old was sweating for science: to help researchers better understand how middle-aged and older adults… […]
There are many things we want to pass on to our loved ones – illness is not one of them
You want to pass on certain things like family traditions, a grandmother’s quilt or dad’s love of books – but no one wants to pass on a serious illness. Take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. Read More
Welcome to OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers
HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable. Employers are responsible for providing workplaces that are safe from excessive heat. Read more here.
Your Company’s Biometric Data Is In… Now What? How Corporate Wellness Programs Pay for Themselves
What if I told you that you could invest one dollar in your business that would generate three dollars in return. Is that an investment you would make? That’s how much you can save by investing in corporate wellness. Programs that reduce health care costs, increase productivity, decrease absenteeism, and increase job satisfaction are well […]
Employers report benefits from on-site or near-site employee health clinics
On-site and Near-site clinics are quickly becoming the proactive solution for organizations seeking to control health care costs.