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‘It’s not an easy conversation’: Mental health in the workplace

What role should safety pros play in workers’ mental well-being?
As mental health in the workplace receives increased attention, what role – if any – should the safety professional play in gauging workers’ mental well-being? Is the question an overdue recognition of a major contributor to worker health and safety, or a distraction from the primary responsibilities of injury prevention?
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Exoskeletons and injury prevention

Experts say the emerging technology could benefit people in physically demanding jobs
Once relegated to science fiction and other works of popular culture, exoskeletons are showing promise in providing ergonomic support and preventing injuries among people who work physically demanding jobs.
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Return to work

Washington state program serves as model in the search for better workers’ compensation results
The Centers of Occupational Health and Education program – part of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries – is designed to get injured workers back on the job while curbing long-term disability rates.
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Trends in personal protective equipment 2018

PPE manufacturers and industry insiders discuss technological advancements, what their customers want to know, and what's on the horizon
Personal protective equipment manufacturers speak with Safety+Health about current trends in PPE, the challenges their customers are facing, and new technologies that are here or on the horizon.
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Training Survey 2018

Safety pros talk budgets, challenges of training
How much do employers spend on worker safety training? Who gets trained, and what methods are used? Safety+Health presents the results of its third annual training survey.
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