Heart Health in the Workplace

February 5, 2020

Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death among Americans. It is important to remember that heart disease and other cardiovascular-related illnesses can happen to anyone at any age, no matter what your job entails. To lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, you should be practicing healthy lifestyle choices daily.  » Read More

Who is at Risk of Developing Heart Disease?

Pennsylvania OSHA Alliance Promotes Worker Safety

January 6, 2020

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new initiative to help Pennsylvania workers. The OSHA Alliance Program is a two-year collaborative effort between the agency’s Pennsylvania offices and Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Together, they will help Pennsylvania employers improve workplace health and safety with access to information and resources.  » Read More

National Miners Day

December 6, 2019

On December 6, people around the nation will celebrate miners; a group of workers dedicated to retrieving natural minerals and resources from above and below the earth’s surface. National Miners Day gives everyone the opportunity to honor those who have chosen mining as their career. It also provides the chance to reflect on the tough realities of mining,  » Read More

Understanding Trench Safety

November 28, 2019

Workers who perform their jobs in trenches are at serious risk of personal harm. Fortunately, years of innovation in the industry has resulted in safety techniques and technological advancements to reinforce safety and protect workers. The implementation of proven standards has become basic practice to reduce hazards to workers who perform jobs that involve excavation or trenching.

A trench,  » Read More

Reducing Forklift Accidents in the Workplace

October 22, 2019

Forklifts are used in a vast array of industries. From construction sites to warehouses to retail sales floors, forklifts allow workers to transport heavy loads of materials and products to make the operation run efficiently. The lifting and transporting power of a forklift is only outdone by the convenience and utility of the machine. Forklifts are used every day in all types of situations.  » Read More

Delivery Drivers

September 5, 2019

Delivery drivers serve the American public by bringing us our eagerly awaited packages and supplies each day as promised by retailers and businesses. What most customers do not realize are the significant safety risks these delivery drivers face each day.

Traffic accidents, loading and unloading injuries, and risks of violent acts on delivery drivers resulted in over 5,000 fatalities for delivery and truck drivers in 2016.  » Read More