Category: Health & Wellness

OSHA Updates Guidance for Unvaccinated & Other At-risk Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated guidance for COIVD-19 safety measures for higher-risk industries with workplaces that have mixed vaccination-status employees. The revised guidance recommends: Fully vaccinated workers in areas of substantial…

The Work-related Soft-tissue Injury Risks Lurking at Home

Maybe it is the kitchen counter and a stool. Perhaps a coffee table and a couch combo. Whatever the setup was, and maybe still is, those on-the-fly, makeshift work-from-home setups are leading…

Psychological Safety: Inclusion in Action

When it comes to core values, safety is often at the top, no matter the industry. For challenging workplaces such as manufacturing plants, a focus on the physical safety of those facilities…

Simple Steps for an Extra Safe Halloween

The COVID-19 pandemic means Halloween may be a bit different this year. But you can still have fun! First and foremost, follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines to ensure your celebrations…

Work-From-Home Risks: The Toll of Bad Ergonomics

The early days of COVID-19 saw employees camped at home, using kitchen tables, beds, sofas and whatever else they could use as makeshift workstations. The compounding stress of prolonged sub-optimal work conditions…

OxyContin maker Purdue files for bankruptcy in bid to settle opioid cases

Publication Date 09/16/2019 Source: AFP World News Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement aimed at preventing further legal action over painkiller OxyContin, blamed for plunging millions into addiction and…

DC Warns of Fecal Parasite in Swimming Pools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning about a rise in cryptosporidium (“crypto”) cases in swimming pools this season. Crypto is a fecal parasite that can induce “profuse,…