Preventing the Spread of Illness in Manufacturing

Flu season brings another level of complications to every industry and manufacturing is not exempt. Factories, plants, workshops, garages; whatever the profession in the industry, touchpoints can create hazards that your typical office job might not have. Illness spreading through the plant can derail productivity and workplace morale faster than you could imagine. So, are…

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Enduring the Elements

We might not want to accept the fact that winter is just around the corner, but the elements and challenges brought on by this colder season are something we simply can’t avoid. Industries across the board are affected by the cold and often threatening climate. So, how do you protect yourself and your employees throughout…

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National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. This observance raises awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies and disaster that are unfortunately unpredictable. The theme for 2021 is “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” The campaign features a different focus each week. Environmental Health & Safety Services wants to tell you…

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Worker Fatigue’s Effect on Worker Safety and Health

            We live in a society that thrives on long work hours and irregular shifts. Many Americans are expected to spend over 40 hours of their week at work, whether they are scheduled to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, or are on an on-call basis. Extended, irregular, and consecutive shifts are expected, often leading them…

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Staying Safe Over the Holiday Weekend

Many public gatherings are planning to resume this summer, after a year of cancellations and postponements, in celebration of Independence Day. As we enter a new era of gatherings and celebrations, here’s how you can keep yourself and others safe over the holiday weekend. Driving Safety It’s no surprise that holiday days and weekends are…

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