Workplace Safety Article Roundup - June 2015

 

Welcome to the latest monthly edition of news about workplace safety.

Even Virtual Offices Need Real Workplace Safety Policies

Summary: Employers need to ensure the safety of employees no matter where they work. With more and more employees working out of the office, safety…

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How to Protect Lone Workers

On September 25, 2014, an Arkansas real estate agent named Beverly Carter showed a home to a prospective buyer. She never returned. Police discovered her body five days later. Two suspects were charged with…

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Workplace Safety Article Roundup - May 2015

Welcome to the latest monthly edition of news about workplace safety.

Does Your Employer Practice Workplace Safety?

Summary: Creating a good safety culture in the workplace requires knowing what the natural culture of your organization is. Creating…

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Workplace Safety Article Roundup - April 2015

Welcome to the latest monthly edition of news about workplace safety.

OSHA Issues New Guidelines on Workplace Violence Prevention for Healthcare

Summary: OSHA is addressing workplace violence in high-risk areas such as healthcare and social services. OSHA's Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers received…

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Improving Incident Response Time: An Effective Method for Reducing Injuries and Fatalities

When it comes to workplace safety, most employers think first about prevention. Employers commonly focus on improvements that make the workplace safer and decrease the likelihood of an injury or accident. But how can employers minimize the severity of those injuries, once they occur? Improvement to response time is just as crucial as prevention. While prevention lowers the volume of injuries, response…

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