Each month, EHS Today's print edition features a variety of personal protective equipment, literature, software and services geared to improve your workplace. January 2017's product spotlight was hand safety.
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Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists study workplace issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance and work–life balance. What workplace needs are I-O psychologists predicting businesses will want to address in 2017?
Gym memberships, drinking more water, eating healthier. About 45 percent of Americans make New Year's Resolutions, and 38 percent of those are weight or fitness related, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Of those resolutions, fewer than half of those that make them, about 46 percent, keep them past six months.
While employers encourage participation in workplace wellness programs, especially in the new year, healthy meals start at home.
Although the availability of flame-resistant (FR) clothing has increased in the past ten years, the rate of non-fatal injuries due to arc flash and burns has remained steady.
More than 2,000 workers per year are admitted to the hospital due to burn injuries at a rate of about 5-10 per day, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K as well as the NFPA 70E safety requirements detail the safe work practices for preventing arc flash injuries, including selecting the proper personal protective equipment.
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