Fort Collins, CO — Employers should prioritize efforts to help workers get a good night’s sleep, researchers from Colorado State University say after their study of construction workers found a connection between poor quality sleep and the risk of workplace incidents and injuries.
Aurora, CO — Anxiety, depression and fatigue increase women’s risk of getting hurt at work, according to a recent study from the Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Work and Environment.
Atlanta – Workers on trawl fleet vessels off the coast of Alaska in the Bering Sea and around the Aleutian Islands have an injury risk 4 times greater than the average U.S. worker, a new NIOSH fact sheet warns.
San Diego – In a rebuke to behavior-based safety theories, OSHA administrator David Michaels said occupational injuries are not the result of workers’ personal choices, and that blaming workers for their own injuries must stop.
Hopkinton, MA – People who work two or more jobs may be at an increased risk for fatigue and injury, according to a study from the Center for Injury Epidemiology at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety.