Hazards


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Medical waste isn't like the waste generated by other industries. It poses a biological hazard and must be disposed of safely. Here's how.

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Engineering controls are preferable to many other ways of dealing with hazards, but what are they exactly? This article breaks it down.

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Stress isn't as dramatic as an injury, but it's still a workplace hazard that needs to be controlled.

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Repetitive stress injuries can cause serious and lasting damage, but the onset is so gradual that it can be hard to notice and prevent it....

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Not ready to invest in machine safety for your workplace? These are the five costs you can expect to deal with as a result.

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Many workplace hazard have effects that only show up years or decades later. Handling them and taking them seriously can be a major safety...

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Using an unsafe tool in an explosive environment can be catastrophic. Find out how to choose the safest tool when dealing with combustible...

4 Solutions to Eliminate Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace 4 Solutions to Eliminate Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace 4 Solutions to Eliminate Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace 4 Solutions to Eliminate Arc Flash Hazards in the Workplace


A reported 5-10 American workers are injured or killed every day from arc flashes and electric shock hazards, but with proper practice,...

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Health and safety symbols deliver important information, but they only work if everyone knows what they mean.

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Workplace violence is on the rise. Learn what you can do to recognize the risks and keep your workers and yourself out of harm's way.

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Most people don't realize that working in cold weather conditions can cause dehydration. Find out why and what you can do about it.

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Staying hydrated in the dead of winter can be a challenge. Find out why and how to avoid winter dehydration.

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Hot summer days aren't the only contributors to heat stress. Find out which other factors you need to watch out for.

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Heavy PPE isn't always optional and neither is hydration. Find out how to avoid dehydration while sweating it out in heavy gear.

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Harmful noise levels are common in many workplaces. Learn how to set up an effective hearing conservation program.

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We're in the midst of a pandemic. How should your workplace respond?

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Electrical shock accounts or a high number of injuries and fatalities. Find out how to combat them on the worksite.

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Fall arrest planning means taking into account all possible hazards. Find out safety professionals often overlook.

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Forestry is a high-risk industry. Find out why and what control measures can be put in place to protect workers.