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A new detection device identifies asbestos in real-time. With this technology in place, workers may be less at risk of asbestos exposure.
With summer on the horizon, taking precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses may keep workers and individuals at play safe.
To reduce the risk of workplace accidents, specifically chemical-related mishaps such as Texas' recent explosion, government agencies should perform improved workplace inspections.
The entire workplace can benefit from employers promoting both physical and mental wellness among their employees.
Asbestos can be a risk in some workplaces. In combination with cigarette smoking, asbestos exposure and the resulting lung condition increases the chances of an individual getting lung cancer.
Part of occupational medicine should focus on data collection, especially on work sites where accidents may lead to injuries that could cost work hours and become financial strains on any organization.
The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board recently approved revisions to the Heat Illness Prevention Standard in California.
Many businesses may look at the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as more of a burden than anything.
Businesses operating in certain industries have a major need for developing occupational medicine goals and putting in place policies that enable them to support workplace safety.
Developing occupational health goals and implementing them as a part of an overall employee wellness plan can lead to major benefits for businesses, according to a group of experts from the Harvard School of Public Health.