Migraines and Your Job

Getting migraine headaches is tough. Managing a migraine at work can be even trickier. Can you keep migraines at bay while you’re on the...

10 Essential Points For Optimal Operation

In the May issue, the changes to the Experience Modification Factor (E-MOD) and how it affects your company’s workers’ compensation policy were discussed. In...

Achieving Star: Company recognized by OSHA for safety commitment

At Hypertherm, we believe our employees, who we refer to as our associates, are key to our success and that no associate should ever...

Close Call

Improving Safety With Backup Cameras David Pyper is simply glad he didn’t have to learn his safety lesson the hard way. “It was 6 or 7...

Personal Fall Protection Systems for Aerial Work Platform Equipment

Most falls involving aerial work platform (AWP) equipment can be traced to operator error and/or improper use. Reasons for falls may include: Occupant is not...

Rethinking Soda With Lunch

Possible link between sweetened drinks and depression Drinking sweetened beverages—either sugar-sweetened or diet—may be linked with a slightly higher depression risk, while drinking coffee may...

The Nod Off

The importance of sleep for safety’s sake On a basic level, it’s probably true that we all understand that getting a good night’s sleep is...

Safety Truths

Predictive analytics can be used to predict and prevent workplace injuries According to Predictive Solutions, workplace injuries can be predicted. Confirmed by research conducted by...

Safety of Contingent Workers

What do a large Texas oil refinery and construction subcontractor have in common? Both may rely upon the use of contingent workers to expand...

The Real Cost of Falls: Why it pays to be safe

It’s time to face the facts—falls happen. Most serious work-related injuries and deaths commonly result from falls that can and should be prevented. In...