The numbers don't lie.
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), women make up 65 percent of age-related macular degeneration cases, 61 percent of glaucoma and cataract patients are women and 66 percent of blind patients are women.
The U.S. Postal Service is concerned about dog safety in general and specifically, dog bites to its letter carriers and delivery personnel.
Watch this video from the U.S.P.S. for dog bite prevention tips.
Short attention spans. Technology driven. Philanthropic. These are three traits that differentiate Generation Z – those who were born in the mid-to-late ‘90s – from Millennials, says Matt Stewart, co-founder of College Works Painting.
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’s workforce behavior. Because of this change in attitudes and beliefs, situations involving younger workers must be handled on a individual basis.
Each month, EHS Today features the latest product innovations geared to enhance your workplace safety initiatives.
The April 2017 issue highlights hand protection products from MCR Safety, Ansell, Superior Glove, Brass Knuckle and Wells Lamont Industrial.
To view the product descriptions and photos, use the arrows to move back and forth through the slideshow.
Americans are obsessed with pets, and rightfully so.
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.
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.
Certain places are more responsible than others for tipping the scale in favor of bad health. To identify them, WalletHub’s analysts compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 17 key indicators of weight-related problems. WalletHub’s data set ranges from share of physically inactive adults to projected obesity rates by 2030 to healthy-food access.