A few short months ago, we were worried about frostbite, now let’s deal with heat stress. If you are outside working in direct sunlight for an extended period, you may begin to experience a range of symptoms that signal heat stroke. The good news is that it’s generally preventable.
Workplace impairment threatens the safety of employees, customers, and the public. Though it can be tricky to identify, it’s a risk shouldn’t be taken lightly. Considering the effect impairment can have, it’s critical that organizations know how to recognize and address it.
More than 43% of workers are sleep-deprived, and over one-fifth of Americans live with some form of sleep disorder. Fatigue impacts job performance and increases the likelihood of workplace accidents. Managing fatigue can increase your efficiency and keep you safe.
At work, people are more likely to get injured by slipping, tripping, or falling than by any other potential cause of an accident. So, keeping up with fall prevention standards and techniques is important. After all, one wrong step or moment’s inattention shouldn’t cause serious harm.