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Get Optimal IAQ in Your Building
Maintaining a healthy and comfortable office environment is crucial to employee health, comfort, and performance. Ensuring that indoor air quality (IAQ) is optimal is a key ingredient in that process.
Scott Talks: Workplace Safety Incentive Programs
In this episode of the podcast, learn about the common mistakes that companies make when establishing safety incentive programs in the workplace and how you can design a plan to effectively reduce injuries.
A Comprehensive Guide to Creating a Chemical Exposure Control Plan
You work hard to keep your employees safe. But did you know that chemicals in the workplace can pose a severe threat to their health?
The Lawson Group Approach to Workplace Safety
When attempting to determine the overall safety of your workplace, a safety audit—sometimes called a GAP Analysis—could be helpful in identifying key areas of concern. These audits are not specific to just OSHA compliance issues but go beyond that to look at the overall safety culture of an organization.
Addressing Asbestos: Risk Assessment Vs Asbestos Survey
Asbestos is a naturally occurring silicate mineral that was often used in building materials between the 1930s and 1970s. While asbestos was favored due to its durability and resistance to fire, the substance was eventually restricted due to its toxicity and the threat it poses to human health.
What You Should Know About Employee-Based Safety Committees in New Hampshire
Employee-based workplace safety committees may not be perceived as the “coolest” employee groups in a workplace, but their duties are worth respecting. With a workplace safety committee that includes employees, you as a manager can encourage your staff to be active participants in their personal safety and health at work.
Scott Talks: Think Before You Start to Reduce the Risk of an Accident
Safety and Health Hazards in an Office Environment
Although we have been in the Health and Safety business for almost forty-five years, we rarely get asked to look at office safety issues. While there is a perception that offices are relatively safe places to work, there are still plenty of ways for people to get hurt.
How Wellness Programs Can Help Workforces
If you plan to leverage a health risk assessment to get a better understanding of your workforce's physical health, you'll likely find that the majority of health issues affect two groups of people: those who smoke and those who have dietary and weight issues.
Leaky Pipes: When Does a Plumbing Problem Become a Mold Problem?
At home, leaky pipes are a nuisance. They decrease water pressure, cause property damage, and can foster the perfect conditions for mold growth. As a property or facilities manager, leaky pipes aren't just an annoyance—they could become the primary source of health and safety issues.