OSHA estimates that more than 90,000 injuries involving forklifts occur every year. Safety+Health spoke with experts about best practices for keeping forklift operators – and the people who work near them – safe on the job.
Statistics show 75 percent of the 18- to 64-year-olds who have substance misuse disorders are in the workforce. As the struggles of addiction to opioid painkillers continue to affect worker safety and health, employers are being urged to take action.
Today’s workforce includes four generations of workers who grew up in different eras and bring a variety of experience, knowledge and cultures to the job. How can safety pros deliver messaging that effectively reaches this diverse group?
Jill Wiltfong from DEKRA Insight says EHS professionals are often tapped to head up sustainability efforts because “We’re good (or should be) at these things.” She offers five steps for developing a comprehensive approach to sustainability.
Veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk explains why, even when it feels like your efforts aren’t appreciated, you should remember that “you are part of a legacy of dramatic change.”