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The issue on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason, is clearly coronavirus. However, workplace violence continues to be an important safety and health topic that should be discussed on a regular basis.
Lighting in the workplace is an important factor that contributes to organizational productivity and efficiency.
As we continue to combat the spread of COVID-19 within each of our workplaces, it’s important that the protocols we put in place do not create any additional safety concerns.
These are interesting times, to say the least. It’s times like these when employers and leaders should step back, focus on the right priorities, and then lean in to support the team.
Our healthcare system is being stressed and there is a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including N95 respirators – a primary defense against this virus. So, what does N95 mean?
Due to the number of restaurants discontinuing the dine-in experience, there has been a significant increase in food delivery activities.
Almost a decade ago, MEMIC posted a 2-part blog titled What do I really need for a Respiratory Protection Program?, which described the requirements of OSHA’s respiratory protection standard, 29 CFR 1910.134.
Due to the highly contagious and potentially life-threatening nature of the COVID-19 virus, there has been a recent surge in the number of employers asking or requiring their employees to work from home.
This is part 2 of our post covering the new ANSI A92 standard for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs). The standard has several significant changes including new training requirements. The new standards were effective March 1, 2020.
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