Today's guest blog is from Jerry Laws of Occupational Health & Safety magazine.
Human hands are versatile and amazing tools. It’s easy to take them for granted, and that can be a dangerous attitude in the workplace. Today’s blog looks at hand safety and how you can help keep them injury-free on the job.
It’s not just our houses that could use a little “spring cleaning” around this time of year. As long as you’re sprucing things up, why not do some easy maintenance for your training business as well?
Included in the 2015 guidelines update for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care are new recommendations about opioid overdoses and layperson use of naloxone, a medication that can reverse the life-threatening conditions caused by opioid overdose. Today’s “Guidelines Glimpse” blog post takes a quick look at why the recognition and treatment of opioid overdoses is such a hot topic in the first aid setting.
As many parents already know, April is a busy month for kids who enjoy sports. April is National Youth Sports Safety Month, so it’s the perfect time to bring some safety awareness to the track meets, ball games, and playing fields at school and in our communities.
OSHA has announced its final rule concerning worker protection from respirable silica dust.
Spark 2016, the HSI International Conference, is taking place in Phoenix, October 24-26, 2016. While we’re going to fill those three days with lots of informative breakout sessions and networking opportunities, you’ll want to make yourself some time to check out what this vibrant southwestern city has to offer you and your family.
March 20-26, 2016 is National Poison Prevention Week. In today’s blog, let’s take a look specifically at preventing inhaled poisoning and the appropriate emergency care in case such a poisoning occurs.
With spring officially arriving this weekend, many of us will begin planning the annual maintenance for our houses and yards. Very often, these tasks involve ladders, so let’s spend a moment today reviewing some best practices to stay safe when using this common home and workplace resource.