Being prepared for emergency situations and providing training to emergency response members in the workforce is vital to risk mitigation and keeping employees safe.
Employers are required to establish a program to determine what specific types of personal protective equipment are required to keep an employee safe. PPE programs should include engineering, work practice, and administrative controls to help mitigate the risk of exposure to hazards; when these measures do not provide enough protection, employers must provide PPE to employees.
A fun trip to the swimming pool, waterpark, lake, river, or ocean is part of the joy of summer. However, the water that we swim and play in comes in contact with every surface of our bodies and can sometimes carry germs that cause problems long after we dry off.
The CDC estimates that 5.6 million workers in the healthcare industry and related occupations are at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Does your back hurt? Are you experiencing neck pain? Do you find yourself complaining of hand, arm, knee, or muscle aches? If so, you may be suffering from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD).