The National Safety Council says a recent poll shows drivers are more likely to mask up in public than they are to put down their cell phones to prevent distracted driving. A poll of 2,001 U.S. licensed drivers asked which tasks they were “very willing” to do: 76% said they’d wear a mask in public […]
Which states in the U.S. are safest? WalletHub used 53 key safety indicators, including states’ coronavirus support and assaults per capita. The ten safest states: Maine Vermont Minnesota Utah Wyoming Iowa Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The ten least safe: Mississippi Louisiana Florida Arkansas Texas Oklahoma Missouri Alabama Georgia, and South Carolina. Arizona registers […]
From vibrating wristbands and smart phone apps for social distancing to devices that warn users when they’re about to touch their face, companies are coming up with lots of new ways to mitigate exposure to the coronavirus. Big companies like Ford as well as smaller software and tech companies are developing new technology in an […]
Which companies will receive OSHA inspections in Fiscal Year 2020 (which began Oct. 1, 2019)?
As far as workplace safety goes, there’s no difference in injuries suffered by temps or full-time employees doing the same job, right? New information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, not necessarily.
OSHA urges employers to be prepared to keep their workers safe during extreme weather.
The serious ramifications of NFL players suffering concussions have received more and more attention. Now a professor of environmental health sciences is suggesting that OSHA “step up” to the challenge of making the sport safer for players.
A new report from the National Safety Council’s Campbell Institute says many employers aren’t using a proven process to get worker wellbeing right.
Researchers have once again shown that federal counts of workplace injuries don’t show the whole picture – not by a long shot.