Each month, the print edition of EHS Today brings you the latest in footwear, clothing, gloves, training, software and more.
Here are the latest products and services we featured in our August 2016 issue.
To view product descriptions and photos, use the arrows to move back and forth through the slideshow.
EHS Today’s National Safety Survey is taken annually by hundreds of safety professionals across many industries who want to share their goals, experience and challenges. This year’s survey focuses on finding out what leading indicators managers are using to track safety, what injuries are most common in the workplace and how/if OSHA’s public database might impact future safety initiatives.
Workplace wellness programs are now available at about half of U.S. employers with 50 or more employees, according to a 2013 RAND Health study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Wellness programs not only extend to keeping employees active such as lunchtime walking programs but encourage healthy eating habits as well.
Although illnesses such as flu and cold not as common in warmer months, bacteria and viruses that cause them still exist in the environment. The common cold, the flu or a bacterial inflection could spread quickly at any time of the year without proper sanitation and workplace hygiene.
The contiguous U.S. experienced the hottest June on record with an average temperature of 71.8 degrees F. Year to date, this season is the third hottest on record, according to scientists for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here are five common items workers or anyone spending time outdoors should have on hand to protect themselves against heat and sun exposure.