Study Shows DDC Instructors Can Save Lives
Suspending the licenses of repeat traffic offenders doesn’t keep our roads safer. According to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administration, as many as 75% of suspended drivers continue to drive, and 19% of fatal crashes involve an unlicensed driver. Continue Reading»
Check out the National Work Zone Awareness website for tools and resources to increase traffic safety in work zones.
A suicide occurs every 12 minutes in the U.S. While these incidents touch every industry, one industry in particular has felt the impact of suicide in recent years – construction and extraction. A CDC study found that in 2012 and 2015, suicide rates were highest among males in the construction and extraction occupational group. Continue reading»
For Their Safety
Apr – May – Jun 2019 Volume 17, Issue 2
International Board of Environmental Health & Safety “Instilling Professionalism”
- Protecting Your Sight
- Using Portable Generators Safely
- Disease Dangers of Flood Waters
- Afterthoughts and Regrets
PATHS (PA Training for Health & Safety)
Have you ever done anything that wasn’t really smart? Something that you know put you at increased risk of injury? When you realized what you did, whether you were hurt or not, did you ask yourself, “Why did I ever do that?” For your own self-preservation, this should be a very important question for you to answer yourself.
Consider the fact that approximately 20 percent of injuries are due to unsafe conditions and 80 percent are caused by unsafe acts. If you realize that most unsafe conditions are brought about by human failure, then virtually all accidents/mishaps are brought about by unsafe acts. Why did you do something in an unsafe manner? To answer this question, you will need to put personal defenses aside and know that blame may lie within yourself. Also realize that there may be more than one reason for your actions and others may be involved. Continue reading»
Join the ICA and the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health!
The ICA and ADOSH will be recognizing the amazing employers and employees in Arizona who go above and beyond the OSHA workplace safety standards.
Outdoor workers, take note: Drinking an ice-cold soda may help quench your thirst on a hot day. But it also may increase your risk for kidney disease, results of a recent study suggest. Continue Reading»
Studies are showing that about 19% of adults have experienced abuse in the workplace and 75% of employees have been affected by bullying at work.
Because of this Northeastern University has just published this detailed guide for human resource communities and those looking to share information on workplace violence prevention.
You will find that the guide provides tips on:
- How to identify physical and mental abuse in the workplace
- What can be done to avoid microaggressions that foster a negative work environment
- A checklist that can be used to identify current problems, and avoid future ones.
Please check out all the online resources in the guide here: