For keeping workers safe from the dangers of electricity, few methods can compare to fixed wire testing. Many companies are obligated by law to carry it out at certain intervals. The truth, however, is all companies with commercial buildings should i..
A very real issue is impending; one many people are scarcely aware of. By the time this decade ends, the demand for personal, in-home caregiving -- assistance with cooking, cleaning, and bathing for elderly people -- will be 70% higher than it was at..
Whenever there is a scaffolding collapse on a work site there can be serious injuries and issues. A worker can be seriously hurt from a fall or from equipment falling upon them. Scaffolding failure is a frightful thing on a job site and for the v..
Making sure that you protect yourself while on the job – from wearing disposable gloves when handling potentially hazardous substances to wearing durable shoes when standing for long periods of time – is of the utmost importance. One particular i..
Health and safety at work may not be the most exciting of topics, but it is something everyone needs to be aware of. Failure to comply with the regulations could result in huge fines and in extreme cases the loss of life, so in this blog I look to..
It doesn’t matter if we are in the baking heat of a summer heatwave or in a winter wonderland – fire is an all year round risk. For those responsible for a buildings maintenance, maybe you’re a property owner or manager responsible for arran..
All you need to do is go online to any news aggregate site to see an instance of a large corporate entity taking advantage of their workers in order to serve their bottom line. Take this story that came out in late June about temp workers dubbed, “..
As a laboratory technician, the responsibility of regularly maintaining the lab’s equipment in top working condition lies on your shoulders. The usability of equipment depends on their precise measurements and they must not be compromised by neglec..
The average American spends one-third of his or her day in a workplace. For that period, they rely on more than just themselves for safety. An employer has a legal and moral responsibility to make this environment as secure as possible. In today’s ..
Using grinding machinery in the workplace can sometimes seem very unnerving. This is because grinding machinery is a very dangerous piece of equipment, and if it not used properly then it can end with some very bad results. If you learn to use grinde..