Safety articles on Health Hazards

Cell phone antennas on a roof top.
Health Hazards

RF Radiation Exposure Hazards for Outdoor Workers

Workers may be exposed to RF radiation if they work near RF-generating antennas, which can be hazardous if precautions aren't taken.

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Carbon Monoxide
Health Hazards

When Carbon Monoxide Can Be a Real Threat to Workers

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Make sure your crew knows what to do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Construction worker sitting down because his back hurts.
Health Hazards

Avoid Back Injuries With These Workplace Safety Tips

Don't put yourself in a position where you bend over...and you can't get back up. Follow these workplace safety tips to protect your back.

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A worker sitting at a desk, wearing a face mask, near an x-ray machine.
Health Hazards

Why Implementing a Radiation Protection Program is Important

While everyone is exposed to natural background radiation, workers may also be exposed to ionizing radiation in workplaces with radiation sources.

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Busy Schedule Can Be High Stress
Health Hazards

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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Worker Using Portable Grinder to Cut Stone, Creating Dust in the Air
Health Hazards

Reduce Exposure to Silica Dust to Ensure the Safety of Workers

An exposure control plan must be part of the safety program for any organization that has employees that could potentially be exposed to silica dust.

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Man Lifting a Box
Health Hazards

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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Man Coughing into Elbow
Health Hazards

Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs at Work

Cover your mouth, wash your hands with soap, and throw your tissues away. These simple steps help protect everyone at work from germs that make us sick.

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Person in Cold Weather
Health Hazards

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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