National Safety Council'

According to the National Safety Council’s research, “A person who loses two hours of sleep from a normal eight-hour sleep schedule may be as impaired as someone who has consumed up to three beers. An estimated 13 percent of workplace injuries could be attributed to fatigue, and 21 percent of all fatal car crashes – 6,400 deaths each…

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worker participation for safety - by Dr.Isabel Perry, 21stCenturySafety

Any safety and health program needs the meaningful participation of workers and their representatives. Workers have much to gain from a successful program and the most to lose if the program fails. They also often know the most about potential hazards associated with their jobs. Successful programs tap into this knowledge base. Worker participation means…

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OSHA campaign "Safe+ Sound" - by Dr.Isabel Perry, 21stCenturySafety

From June 12-18, 2017, organizations are encouraged to join OSHA, the National Safety Council, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health for the inaugural Safe + Sound Week. The event is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace…

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