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  • Workplace Safety Training – A Double-Edged Sword

    Building workplace safety awareness on the job can be an application of two extreme views of managing people. The first would be analogous to the army first sergeant, who might tell his troops, “What I’m about to teach you will save your life, because if you don’t learn it I will kill you!” Or there’s the less ...


    By eTraining, Inc.

  • Webinar: Building an Effective Training Strategy for a Growing Workplace

    Acknowledging the need for an effective training strategy is only the first step you need to take to ensure your organization is ready for the myriad of challenges that will be part of keeping your workforce properly trained, highly productive, and happy. Studying a pool of 3,000 companies and their communications efforts, the University of Pennsylvania discovered that a 10 percent revenue ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today released a new interactive training tool to help small businesses effectively identify hazards in the workplace. Employers and workers can virtually explore how to identify common workplace hazards in the manufacturing and construction industries. Users of the new training tool will learn not only hazard identification skills but also learn ...

  • UL Workplace Health & Safety Donates Online Training Courses to Healthcare Organizations

    UL Workplace Health & Safety, the industry's leading provider of workplace health and safety solutions, is donating a series of its online training courses to healthcare organizations in the United States. The courses -- which cover infection controls through handwashing, bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare, and universal precautions -- will be offered free ...

  • Professional workplace coaching excellence courses

    Coaching is an essential leadership style that is pivotal for the creation of high performing teams. But it is a skill that takes time and tenacity to master. The CCP provides a low risk, high impact environment for the development of business coaching and mentoring excellence and you will make a real difference in the life of someone in your community and leads to an ILM Level 3 Award in ...

  • Employees Exposed to Asbestos at Illinois Workplace

    A company in Kankakee, IL has been cited for five health violations concerning asbestos by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The violations were detected after receiving a complaint claiming hazards at the workplace. The total projected fine for the company is $59,400. One of the company’s major repeat violations was their failure to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • `Do your bit` to reduce death and injury in the workplace

    Bosses are being encouraged to get their employees more involved in health and safety in a bid to reduce injury and ill health. The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) new campaign 'do your bit' is in response to workplace research which provides evidence to suggest that involving workers has a positive effect on health and safety performance. The 'do your bit' campaign is a year long initiative ...

  • 2014/15 UK Workplace Fatality Statistics Revealed

    The HSE have released the all-important stats for 2014/15 and they won’t come as a surprise to many involved with health and safety.  The United Kingdom’s workplaces continue to gradually become safer from fatal accidents in line with the long-term trend. The rate of fatalities is now more than half what it was twenty years ago, thanks to the benefits of health and safety ...


    By Safety Media Ltd.

  • Engage with workplaces to tackle climate change says union

    UNISON, the UK’s leading public sector trade union, is calling on employers in both the public and private sector to work with staff to cut carbon emissions The call comes in the wake of a report showing that Whitehall departments were missing their carbon reduction targets*, which could leave taxpayers liable to pick up the bill for heavy fines. Dave Prentis, UNISON General Secretary, said: ...


    By UNISON

  • ILO welcomes new declaration on promotion of safer workplaces

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomed the Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work adopted here by some 50 high-level decision makers from around the world as a major new blueprint for constructing a global culture of safety and health at work. Meeting prior to the XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, the first high-level Safety and Health Summit gathered ...

  • Date announced for popular workplace and ambient dust workshop

    Following the success of a similar event last January, TSI and Ashtead Technology have organised another workshop focusing on workplace dust, aerosols and environmental particulates. The event, which is free to attend, will take place on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at TSI’s headquarters in High Wycombe. Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas recommends early booking: “This ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Workplace health promotion improves productivity and well-being

    Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) leads to better health, reduced absenteeism, enhanced motivation, and improved productivity: that is the message behind the Workplace Health Promotion project of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). Employers have an important role to play in encouraging workers to adopt healthy lifestyles. In addition to the health benefits for workers, ...

  • Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory

    The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Irish concern at overall increase in workplace deaths for 2007

    Figures published by the Health and Safety Authority today (Thursday 3rd of January 2008) show that although there was a significant reduction in agriculture fatalities, 67 work-related deaths were reported in 2007 compared to 50 in 2006. The overall increase in the figures for workplace fatalities was mainly due to an increase in the construction and fishing sectors. There were 18 deaths in the ...

  • HSE Publish annual workplace fatality statistics

    Provisional annual data for work-related fatal accidents in Great Britain’s workplaces has been released today. The long term trend has seen the rate of fatalities more than halve over the last 20 years. However, provisional figures indicate that 144 people were killed while at work in 2015/2016 – up from 142 in 2014/5. The Health and Safety Executive ...

  • National forum to explore strategies on leading workplace change

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced that it would host a national forum to discuss the role leadership and responsibility play in improving and building safer and healthier workplaces. CCOHS’ Forum III: Leading Workplace Change will be held March 8 to 9, 2010 in Gatineau, Quebec.  This unique event brings together representatives from Canadian, provincial ...

  • Keep it down! controlling noise in the workplace with Pulsar

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in Great Britain are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by law, be protected. Once noise-induced hearing loss has taken place, it ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Recognizing and Preventing Lead Exposure Risks in the Workplace

    This year has been filled with media reports about lead poisoning hazards faced by the public. Stories have been broadcast about contaminated water in Michigan homes, drinking fountains being shut down in schools in the Northwest and East Coast, and most recently, over 1,000 residents of a housing complex in East Chicago being asked to relocate due to high levels of lead in the soil around their ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • The HAZWOPER Training

     Certain industries are more at risk for being exposed to harmful substances than others. Employees who are regularly exposed or have the potential to be exposed to hazardous substances and wastes will benefit greatly from completing the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard or HAZWOPER training. Particularly, this includes those who are engaged in operations involving ...


    By The Asbestos Institute

  • US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs to help high-risk workers and their employers recognize serious workplace hazards, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and ...

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