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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.
Why Do I Need an Asbestos Survey for a Demolition or Renovation?
Asbestos was once frequently used in a wide variety of construction products because of its high tensile strength and fire-resistant properties. From boiler and pipe insulation to bricks and concrete, asbestos was everywhere and it wasn’t until 1989 that the EPA announced an initiative to phase out the use of asbestos in the U.S. completely.
How to Implement a Hearing Conservation Program
Right now, about 48 million Americans are living with some level of hearing loss. And about 22 million are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work, meaning that without intervention more are being put at serious risk of developing an irreversible disability.
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 Importance of Testing for Mold at Your Business
Mold testing and treatment are part of the industry for remediation and environmental cleanup services. In the United States alone, people spend more than $23 billion every year on this industry. This industry employs more than 91,000 people to fill the demand for these services.