Multimedia Library - All en Five Steps to Women's Eye Health [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The numbers don&#39;t lie.</p> <p>According to the&nbsp;<a data-include="300443529" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Academy of Ophthalmology</a>&nbsp;(AAO), women&nbsp;make up 65 percent of age-related macular degeneration cases, &nbsp;61 percent of glaucoma and cataract patients are women&nbsp;and 66 percent of blind patients are women.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Wellness Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:36:00 +0000 54601 at Can You Score 100% on this Dog Safety Quiz? (Your Mail Carrier Wants to Know!) [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The U.S. Postal Service is concerned about dog safety in general and specifically, dog bites to its letter carriers and delivery personnel.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Watch this video from the U.S.P.S. for dog bite prevention tips.</a></p> </div> Health Safety Galleries Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:06:00 +0000 54411 at <p>Friendly dogs come in all shapes, sizes and breeds. So do aggressive and fearful dogs. The tips offered in this dog bite quiz from the U.S. Postal Service can keep relations between your mail carrier and your family pets cordial.</p> Generation Z and Millennials in the Workforce [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Short attention spans. Technology driven. Philanthropic. These are three traits that differentiate Generation Z &ndash; those who were born in the mid-to-late &lsquo;90s &ndash; from Millennials, says Matt Stewart, co-founder of College Works Painting.</p> <p>Stewart, who works closely with those in Generation Z, indicates there are certain characteristics those who are born in that time period develop, and they are shaping today&rsquo;s workforce behavior. Because of this change in attitudes and beliefs, situations involving younger workers must be handled on a individual basis.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Leadership Galleries Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:33:00 +0000 54311 at April 2017 Product Innovations: Hand Protection [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Each month, <em>EHS Today</em> features the latest product innovations geared to enhance your workplace safety initiatives.</p> <p>The April 2017 issue highlights hand protection products from MCR Safety, Ansell, Superior Glove,&nbsp;Brass Knuckle and&nbsp;Wells Lamont Industrial.</p> <p>To view the&nbsp;product descriptions and photos, use the arrows to move back and forth through the slideshow.</p> </div> Galleries Hand Protection Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:55:00 +0000 54161 at MCR Safety MAX6 Anti-fog Coating <div class="node-body video-body">MAX6™ anti-fog coating which is proven to provide six times greater fog-resistance and dissipation.</div> <div class="field-byline"> MCR Safety </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored PPE Safety Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000 54151 at Five Tips to Make Your Office Pet Friendly [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Americans are obsessed with pets, and rightfully so.</p> <p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention points out numerous health benefits to having a furry family member, including reducing blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglyceride levels and feelings of loneliness.</p> <p>According to the ASPCA, about 44 percent of all households in the United States have a dog, and 35 percent have a cat. However, bringing Fido to work can also fetch some advantages, among them an increase in overall morale and less stress.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Wellness Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:32:00 +0000 54101 at Overweight and Unhealthy Americans: The Impact on Business [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Certain places are more responsible than others for tipping the scale in favor of bad health. To identify them, <a href="" target="_blank">WalletHub</a>&rsquo;s analysts compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 17 key indicators of weight-related problems. WalletHub&rsquo;s data set ranges from share of physically inactive adults to projected obesity rates by 2030 to healthy-food access.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Galleries Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:50:00 +0000 53841 at Spring has Sprung: Five Habits That Can Irritate Allergies [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Outdoor and indoor workers alike are gearing up for the first day of spring, also known as the beginning of allergy season to many.</p> <p>According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), tree, grass and weed pollen, mold spores, dust mites, cockroaches, and cat dog and rodent dander are among the most common allergies Americans face.</p> <p>Although facing them may seem just like another daily task to some, the AAFA estimates that&nbsp;allergies contribute about&nbsp;$17.5 billion in healthcare costs along with 6 million lost work and school days.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Industrial Hygiene Wellness Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000 53591 at The Five Ws of Workplace Wellness [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.&nbsp;</p> <p>If he were alive today, Ben Franklin also may have added escalating healthcare costs to the list.&nbsp;</p> <p>Not only are employees asked to contribute more to the cost of their healthcare policy, but employers are providing wellness programs and incentives to change behavior and ultimately improve employee health and reduce costs.&nbsp;</p> <p>Smart investments in wellness can work to bring costs down, as Franklin also said, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Safety Leadership Health Wellness Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:04:00 +0000 53551 at March 2017 Spotlight: Foot Protection [Photo Gallery] <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>With 120,000 work-related foot injuries per year and ever-expanding product options, selecting the right footwear for your employees can be a daunting task.</p> <div><em>EHS Today&#39;s</em> March 2017 issue highlighted six tips to choosing the right work boots, beginning with comfort and ending with maintenance.</div> <div><br /> Here are four brands with recent innovations that were featured in the print edition. Click through the slideshow to view their products.</div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foot Protection Wellness Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:42:00 +0000 53501 at