Repetitive stress injury and ergonomics

Many jobs require people to perform tasks over and over again, five days a week, year after year. Hammering, typing, and lifting are all examples of things that can result in repetitive stress injury. According to the Occupational Safety and Health...Read Full Article

What you can do to protect yourself against poison ivy, oak, and sumac

Poison ivy is one of the most common allergies in the United States - it is believed that only 15 percent of people are immune to it. Workers who spend a lot of time outside need to know how to protect themselves against it. The United States Forest...Read Full Article

Occupational asthma a major problem

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is a term that, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), describes situations when workers experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be caused by time spent in a building, but no specific...Read Full Article

The importance of bandages and emergency pressure dressings

Shallow cuts, scrapes, and abrasions may be minor in the realm of workplace injuries, but they should be tended to immediately. A well-stocked first aid kit is important to have on hand so that workers can treat their wounds in a timely manner. They...Read Full Article

How to know when to use a cold pack

Injuries like sprains or bruises can usually be treated with cold. Cold compresses are ideal for different types of injuries and workers should know when to use a cold compress if a co-worker has been hurt. Instant cold packs are best for including...Read Full Article

Wellness programs are an important asset to the health and safety of a workplace

When companies deal with health and safety issues, they often consider the cost of safety supplies and equipment. Medical expenses and traditional health benefits often appear to be the most essential financial needs for safety departments and EHS...Read Full Article

Preparing workplaces for seasonal colds and the flu

As the temperature drops, the number of colds and cases of the flu begin to rise. This isn't because low temperatures weaken people's immune systems. It's mostly because people are inside for longer periods of time and working in close quarters with...Read Full Article

Celebrating responsibly this holiday season

To keep holiday drunk driving accidents to a minimum this year, Safety Daily Advisor has reminded workers that December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. December may be a good time to give workers a brief reminder of the...Read Full Article

Walk Safely - Mobile Devices Distract Pedestrians

With Mother’s Day coming up, (here’s your reminder to call your mom) let’s sit back and recall something that Mom said so many times: Look both ways before crossing the street. This good advice stands true today. But, let’s...Read Full Article

The Importance of Food Safety to Prevent Illness

If there are Memorial Day celebrations in your weekend plans, there’s a good chance that food will be part of them. Barbecue chicken, apple pie, or potato salad may find its way onto your plate. But if you or your host are not careful about...Read Full Article

Water, Rest, and Shade for Outdoor Workers

Summer may have just officially started last week, but parts of the country have already been experiencing hot, humid weather. Workers in many industries may be required to do their jobs in these difficult conditions and face its dangers daily. When...Read Full Article

Helpful Tips for a More Successful Road Trip

Heading out on a road trip this summer? Hitting the open road continues to be a very popular summer pastime. To make the most of your trip and reduce the headaches, here are some helpful tips to consider before you leave the driveway.Schedule a...Read Full Article

Food Allergies Are On The Rise

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food each year. Although most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, some cause severe reactions and may be...Read Full Article

Picnic Food and Keeping It Safe

Memorial Day is the start of picnic season for millions of Americans. From family reunions to graduations parties, summer brings on many reasons to celebrate. Bring on the corn on the cob, burgers, and pie, but don’t let unsafe food handling...Read Full Article

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