You are driving down the highway when suddenly you have car trouble. What to do? Here are a few tips when your car breaks down or has a flat tire on the highway:
July is UV Safety Month, so here is an infographic with some sun safety tips!
A Total Worker Health approach prioritizes a hazard-free work environment for all workers. It applies a prevention approach that is consistent with traditional occupational safety and health prevention principles of the Hierarchy of Controls.
When we have time during the holidays, we usually get those outdoor chores done. Unfortunately, the outdoors can hold many dangers. One of those is mixing damp conditions and electricity. If you plan on using electrical equipment while you work outside, it is important that your equipment is plugged in to a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI).
Last week, our three-year-old son locked himself inside the house while Anand and I are working in our front yard. We didn't realize that until we are headed inside and we saw the garage door locked but, that should be less than 5 minutes he headed into the garage. Our first concern was, was he in the garage? It was a very hot day and he usually cannot open the door that leads to the house. Soon, we went around the house and called for him from the backyard, for which he responded. We were at least relived he is inside the house and not locked in the garage. We talked to him but couldn't get him to open the dead bolt. Out of the three doors that lead to the house, he somehow communicated and opened one of them and got us inside, for which we were very proud he could do it.
In recognition of Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is sharing ergonomic tips to help workers deal with dry and strained eyes.
One of the best ways to prevent and control occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities is to "design out" or minimize hazards and risks. The mission of the Prevention through Design National initiative is to prevent or reduce occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities through the inclusion of prevention considerations in all designs that impact workers. The mission can be achieved by:
As the weather warms up and trips to the park become frequent, take a moment to familiarize yourself with the risks of playground equipment and injury prevention strategies.