Safety and OSHA News

Should the U.S. go on Daylight Saving Time all year?

It’s the weekend many in the U.S. love to hate: As we turn our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST), we lose an hour of sleep. Is it time to go on DST all year-round?  [Read more…]

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‘Mondays are always tough, but this one could be deadly’

While many of us appreciate the extra hour of sunshine in the evening, Daylight Saving Time (DST) comes with risks, particularly for workplace safety.  [Read more…]

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Does Daylight Saving Time help or hurt workplace safety?

Have mixed feelings about Daylight Saving Time (DST)? You’re not alone. On the one hand, you have more daylight at the end of the day. On the other hand, many people’s internal clocks don’t like the annual change. [Read more…]

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A tweak to Daylight Saving Time for safety?

A 2009 study showed there are 5.7% more workplace injuries on the Monday after the change to Daylight Saving Time. What if a tweak to DST would help reduce that effect? [Read more…]

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