Category Archives: OSHA

The importance of an ergonomic workplace

Office workers are at a greater risk for developing musculoskeletal disorders. The medical costs associated with these conditions can be avoided if office managers work toward creating an ergonomic workplace. According to Prevention, sitting puts 40 percent more pressure on … Continue reading

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How to prepare for an emergency in the workplace

Workplace emergencies are unpredictable, but preparing your employees can prevent the situation from worsening.  No business leader wants to imagine their workplaces or their employees in danger, but it is important for these individuals to be prepared for emergencies. Managers … Continue reading

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OSHA releases results of severe injury reporting program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, on March 17, published the results from the inaugural year of its Severe Injury Reporting Program. In 2015, employers reported approximately 10,388 severe workplace injuries, including more than 7,000 hospitalizations and over 2,000 amputations. … Continue reading

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OSHA focuses on preventing workplace violence in the healthcare sector

Healthcare workers are put at risk every day simply by going to work. What can you do to help? How dangerous is it to work in the healthcare field? There are many risks associated with this line of work such … Continue reading

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OSHA’s top cited violations

What are some of the most common OSHA citations? The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released its latest data on the most frequently cited violations. Although the most cited violations from the 2015 fiscal year may seem similar to last year’s, … Continue reading

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