Cincinnati – An increasing number of work-related emergency department visits are not being paid for by workers’ compensation, which could result in inaccurate estimates of occupational injuries and illnesses, according to a new study from NIOSH.
Elk Grove Village, IL – To help the aging workforce remain productive, employers need to establish a “culture of health” in the workplace, according to a new article from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and NIOSH.
As summer approaches, so do the dangers of working outside during hot weather. Knowing how to work safely in hot weather can help prevent heat stress injuries and heat stroke, the most serious heat-related disorder, according to NIOSH.
A 33-year-old groundsman working on a tree-trimming crew died when a climber’s rope was pulled into a wood chipper. The victim had worked as a tree climber and groundsman for the company for eight years.