To most people, YouTube might not seem like a hub for scientific research. But Vanderbilt University surgery instructor Steven A. Kahn realized that the website could serve an educational purpose – and perhaps even save some firefighters’ lives.
Fairfax, VA – Fire departments are being encouraged to suspend non-emergency activities and focus on safety and health training and education during International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, which takes place June 15-21.
Ottawa – Repeated exposure to heat stress on the job may cause experienced firefighters to become more tolerant to its effects, suggests a new study http://oeh.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/15459624.2013.821574 from the University of Ottawa.
When I’m not interviewing a researcher or working on an article for Safety+Health, I love seeing what other writers are exploring in the area of workplace safety and health. Here are a few articles that have caught my eye recently: