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When OSHA adopted the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) on March 26, 2012, it had been 25 years since the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) had been updated to include all industries where employees are potentially exposed to hazardous ...
Now that we’re past the autumnal equinox, it won’t be much longer before Old Man Winter comes knocking on our door with a formidable fist.
In reviewing injury data compiled by MEMIC's Education Services Team, it was found that faculty and administrative jobs have the highest injury frequency across all departments.
Leadership is made up of critical decisions and choices. Sometimes they're obviously critical, sometimes not so obvious.
Work-related shoulder injuries cost over $28 billion a year. Safe shoulder movement is very dependent on muscle strength and a coordinated movement of a complex structure.
On August 13, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a trade release that provides updated guidance for preventing the spread of COVID 19 in the workplace.
As we celebrate Labor Day, gearing up for family and friends around the pool or the barbecue, have you ever thought about why Labor Day started?
One of the most critical aspects of improving an organization’s safety performance is the need to implement change.
It goes without saying that this virus refers to the sinister coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 that continues to ravage humanity on a global scale.
Most of us don’t pay much attention to sprinkler heads, even when we are walking right under them. We may not even notice them; they seem to just be an integral part of the building. But clearly, they do have an important role to play should a fire o...
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