Latest occupational injury Stories

2014-07-10 23:00:28

This week, Safety Reboot Magazine features a series on "Preventable Accidents in the Workplace" including coverage of: extended work-hour dangers; the growing risk to custodial and janitorial workers; and, the dangerous occupation of roofers. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Fatigue, lack of safety equipment and poor training account for an increasing number of accidents in the workplace, according to a series of articles in Safety Reboot. The articles highlight safety...

2014-07-01 23:00:41

Another worker fell 20 stories to his death in a Toronto construction site, a "needless tragic death" among thousands that could be prevented, according to Safety Reboot Magazine. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Safety Reboot puts the feature spotlight on preventable workplace accidents this week in three workplace safety stories. In the lead story, Safety Reboot reports on the thousands of workers who die each year in North America in work-related incidents—several in...

2013-06-21 23:17:00

The attorney from the firm of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., says the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics during National Safety Month is a ‘good starting point’ for employers. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Rhode Island workers’ compensation lawyer Mark W. Gemma said today that the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics for Week 4 of National Safety Month should be shared by the state’s employers. The National Safety Council (NSC) observes National Safety...

2013-06-06 23:04:56

In 1970, an average of 38 Americans lost their lives at work each day, since then workplace deaths have significantly declined because of safer practices. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 ForkliftCertification.com is the most trusted online resource for OSHA forklift certification and training since 2002. Between 1970 and 2010, workplace fatalities declined by 65 percent while occupational injury and illness rates have dropped by 67 percent. Over the same period, the number of Americans in...

Preventing Workplace Injuries Using Occupational Data In Medical Billing Records
2013-05-06 10:31:44

Drexel University Drexel public health researchers recommend use of existing federal standards for occupation and industry A subtle change to hospital data collection policies could make a big difference in preventing occupational health and safety hazards, according to workplace safety researchers at the Drexel University School of Public Health. In a new article published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the researchers call on industry, occupational...

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