Statistics show that 15- to 24-year-old workers are twice as likely as their older co-workers to end up in an emergency department for a workplace injury. What makes the workplace more dangerous for young employees, and what can safety professionals do to help?
For personal protective equipment to adequately protect female employees, it must be designed so that they can fit into it. This article explores the challenges women workers still face regarding PPE, and asks them how they believe PPE can be improved.
A poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that many transportation workers whose jobs demand high levels of alertness go to work without a good night’s sleep. What impact does sleepiness have on job safety, including the effects of cumulative lack of sleep, and how does this affect workers across all U.S. industries?
DuPont is the recipient of the 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award, presented annually to an organization that demonstrates how its world-class performance in environmental, health and safety management is linked to its success as a business.
For the first time, the National Transportation Safety Board has placed mass transit operations on its “Most Wanted” list of safety improvements, as recent high-profile incidents spur questions about human behavioral factors and safety culture.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently updated its requirements for commercial pilot qualification and training. But new scheduling requirements aimed at reducing fatigue have some pilot associations, safety advocates and lawmakers questioning why cargo pilots have been excluded.