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Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

eSafety's Heat-Related Illness series was developed to create a better understanding of the different types of heat-related illnesses. These illnesses are prevalent in the workplace year-round, and can affect anyone working both indoors and outdoors where there is an...

6 Types of Heat-Related Illnesses

6 Types of Heat-Related Illnesses

eSafety's Heat-Related Illness series was developed to create a better understanding of the different types of heat-related illnesses. These illnesses are prevalent in the workplace year-round, and can affect anyone working in a warm, humid environment both indoors...

Heat-Related Illness Prevention in the Workplace

Heat-Related Illness Prevention in the Workplace

eSafety's Heat-Related Illness series was developed to create a better understanding of heat-related illnesses. These illnesses are prevalent in the workplace year-round and can affect anyone working in a warm, humid environment both indoors and outdoors. This series...

Why is Diversity in the Workplace Important?

Why is Diversity in the Workplace Important?

While there are many ways to conceptualize diversity, a commonly used definition of diversity is "acknowledging, accepting, understanding, and valuing differences among people." To apply this definition to the workplace means providing an environment that offers equal...

3 Components of a Personal Fall Arrest System

3 Components of a Personal Fall Arrest System

A personal fall arrest system is a key component of a workplace fall protection safety program. Designed for use when other types of fall protection are not practical or feasible, a personal fall arrest system (PFAS) is meant to keep a person from hitting a lower...

What is Noise Induced Hearing Loss?

What is Noise Induced Hearing Loss?

Loud workplaces are more common than you think, and while putting in your earplugs or remembering your earmuffs might seem small, they can make a big difference for your quality of life down the road. Without proper ear protection, personnel exposed to loud work...

What Does it Mean to be Committed to Safety?

What Does it Mean to be Committed to Safety?

In any business, there's often discussion of creating a positive safety culture. How can you create an environment where employees want to work safely, rather than just going through the motions? A positive safety culture starts with a commitment to safety. Let's...

How to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

How to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

Slips, trips, and falls cause nearly 700 fatalities per year, and many more injuries in the workplace, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While incidents happen in any environment, many of these incidents can be prevented by taking the right precautions,...

3 Categories of Respiratory Hazards in the Workplace

3 Categories of Respiratory Hazards in the Workplace

Many workplace environments are exposed to a range of respiratory hazards. To safely protect yourself and your employees from these hazards, it's important to understand what they are and how they affect people. With that information, you'll be able to choose the...

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

Preventing Back Injuries in the Workplace

A back injury is one of the most disabling injuries in America. In the workplace, there are a number of ways we put our back at risk of injury every day, most of which are preventable. Whether you're an employee who sits at a desk in an office setting, or you manage a...

Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace: 3 Key Basics

Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace: 3 Key Basics

Bloodborne pathogen awareness is an important safety topic for any workplace where employees could potentially encounter any bloodborne pathogen. The first step to planning proper safety procedures is ensuring you and your employees understand what bloodborne...