Employee Fitness Articles

  • Learnings from Safety Professionals: Issues involved in the gathering of leading indicators

    In December, 2016, our EHSQ Community had several Leading Indicator Mastermind sessions with Dr Vince Marchesani and Tamara Parris to discuss the use of leading indicators in our community members industrial workplaces. During our sessions we learned of the 56 participants, currently 34 members are collecting leading indicators ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Hypothermia - a cold hearted killer

    Workers are exposed to the elements of winter in many industries where outside labor is mandatory. As you might imagine, hypothermia can and does kill. Humans are designed to function normally at a body temperature of 37° C (98.6° F). Hypothermia is defined as a core internal temperature less than 35 ° C. Employees suffer from hypothermia when they lose body ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Watch your back

    Incidents involving material handling and ergonomics are some of the more common types of injuries we see at home and at work. As CH2M focuses our attention on reducing material handling and ergonomics risks and hazards this month, we invite you to join us. Our goal always is to maintain a safe work environment for our employees, clients and partners. To achieve it, we all need to work together. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Adapting work to accommodate a Chronic illness

    Don’t battle on alone Suffering from a chronic (long-term) illness is hard enough especially if it is unpredictable like Multiple Sclerosis or arthritis.  However, there are some considerations you as an employee will need to make – most likely at a time when you already feel vulnerable and disheartened. You could find that you are already experiencing ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Safety Smart Employees: Driving Safely at Work

    In the last week of National Safety Month, the National Safety Council brings attention to driving safely at work. Last week we gave you “Three Workplace Hazard Observation Tips.” With this week’s theme of “Share Roads ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Safety Smart Employers Promote Workplace Wellness

    June is National Safety Month and an opportunity for all of us to raise health and safety awareness. This can be at work, at home, and in our lives in general. Last week we talked about employers encouraging their workplaces to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Nitrogen Generators: Where are they Installed and How to Stay Safe?

    Used in a range of industries, nitrogen generators ensure a steady supply of 99.5% pure, commercially sterile nitrogen from a compressed air storage tank. From an industrial standpoint, nitrogen generators are seen as preferable to cylinders of nitrogen as they are more reliable, more compact, and easy to use and install. However, these generators ...

  • 5 Steps to Better Job Safety Analysis

    We live in a world of acronym fatigue. This something we’re not immune to in the world of health and safety either. HSE, EHS, MOC, WCB and JSA. It seems that for health and safety professionals, not a day goes by without an acronym filled conversation. Let’s focus on one of the acronyms that may sometimes get overlooks. JSA – or job safety analysis. What exactly is job safety ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    We're proud to unveil the eight safety issues facing organizations today at this year's Safety in Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Based on our experience in the field, we've selected these issues for their potential to affect the future of safety practice and performance. Their solutions will require the insight of employees at every level of the organization. Join us March 19-21 as we ...

  • BST Presents Eight Critical Safety Issues at the 2015 Safety in Action® Conference

    We're proud to unveil the eight safety issues facing organizations today at this year's Safety in Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Based on our experience in the field, we've selected these issues for their potential to affect the future of safety practice and performance. Their solutions will require the insight of employees at every level of the organization. Join us March 19-21 as we ...

  • Identification of psychosocial stress factors in an industrial environment

    Industries are mostly considered as the hub of physical activities, but for the engineers working there at different levels, the job is more of the mental type than the physical one. Every organisation has its own socio-environment, and thus, its own psychosocial stress factors. The employees have to work under these stressors that induce in them mental fatigue. This paper identifies the main ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Wireless monitoring for a safe indoor environment

    This article discusses the benefits of wireless technology for continously monitoring the indoor environment. In striving for the construction of energy efficient and cost-effective buildings, the imperative issue of the buildings Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is often overlooked. This can often lead to a unhealthy indoor environment and even to conditions such as Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) or other ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Development and validation of job burnout scale in the Indian context

    Ever since the term 'burnout' was coined to describe a state of chronic emotional fatigue, this phenomenon has become the focus of much research interest. Employee burnout is a topic of major interest for management researchers because it has consequential implications for both individuals and organisations. The objective of the paper is to develop a standardised scale to measure job burnout in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Mental health status of employees in substations of electromagnetic fields at extremely low frequency in tehran

    Today with the industrialization of communities, electromagnetic fields have much more intensively entered to human life and work place. Increasing number of these fields may account for studying the potential development of biological system impairments much more robustly than before. The impacts of unwanted exposures to such fields have been addressed in the literature, but studying on the ...


    By University of Tehran

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