Safety articles on Health

Man Lifting a Box
Health

Proper Lifting Techniques at Work Help You Avoid Back Injury

No awkward twisting, don't lift over your head, don't handle objects incorrectly, use proper technique, keep it close... let's focus proper lifting.

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Industrial Worker is Sitting, Feeling Tired
Health

Injuries Increase When Fatigue Reduces Safety Awareness

Workplace injuries can increase when a worker's reaction time and awareness are decreased from being fatigued due to stress, anxiety, or lack of sleep.

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Warehouse worker that has back pain from lifting heavy boxes.
Health

Back Injury Prevention Tips and Techniques for All Workers

Apply these safety tips and techniques when your job requires lifting and carrying, to prevent potential discomfort, aggravation, strains, sprains and injury.

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A bag of dry cement with a small shovel in it.
Health

Health Hazards of Working With Cement in Construction Projects

Workers using cement should know the health hazards, understand the risks, and follow safe working procedures necessary to limit harmful exposure.

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Person viewing medical records on an electronic tablet.
Health

Employee Access to Their Own Medical and Exposure Records

Employees who have exposure to toxic substances or harmful physical agents at their work site have a right to view their medical and exposure records.

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Person in Cold Weather
Health

Recognize the Symptoms of Cold Stress, It Could Save a Life

Do you know how to recognize the symptoms of frost bite and hypothermia and what to do if you see those dangerous signs in yourself or your co-worker?

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Busy Schedule Can Be High Stress
Health

How to Add Stress Prevention Into Your Safety Program

If your employees are facing high stress situations, then you need to incorporate stress prevention and management into your safety training program.

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Two workers wearing gloves and holding cleaning tools standing side by side as they prepare to start cleaning.
Health

Using Cleaning Chemicals at Work: Health Risks and Safety Tips

Employees who use cleaning chemicals on the job must be trained to understand the health risks and safety precautions to follow at work.

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Magnifying glass demonstrates that we all have germs on our hands.
Health

High Standards for Personal Hygiene Reduce Risk at Work

Practicing effective hygiene habits at work can help provide an atmosphere of cleanliness, orderliness, and safety while also preventing the spread of illness.

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