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First aid kit requirements

First aid kit requirements

What OSHA and the ANSI/ISEA standard say should be in your workplace kit
Although OSHA's Medical Services and First Aid Standard states that "adequate first aid supplies shall be readily available," the agency doesn't provide a list of required items. Safety+Health reached out to several experts with questions to help workplaces get in compliance.
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Workers and opioids: A snapshot

Recent data shows the impact of opioids on the workforce
Using recent data and analysis from NIOSH, the Workers Compensation Research Institute and other organizations, Safety+Health presents an infographic showing the impact of the opioid crisis on the workplace.
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Training daze

Training daze?

Experts discuss ways to keep training fresh, relevant
How much do employers spend on training? What types do they use? The results of the Safety+Health 2019 Training Survey are in. Plus, experts share strategies for increasing trainee engagement.
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5 elements of forklift safety

Operators balance numerous practices to perform work safely

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.


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Whole body, arm-hand vibrations

Bad vibrations

What workers at risk of whole-body and arm-hand vibration should know
For millions of workers, the effects of sustained on-the-job exposure to vibration – whether hand-arm or whole-body – may lead to various health problems.
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