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.
Little Giant Ladders manufactures… ladders. But the company also is on a mission to promote ladder and fall safety, even going so far as to team up with other industry groups to create and publicize a Fall Safety Month in 2017 (more on that later).
The company offers a blog called Ladder Safety Hub that offers end users information and tips about ladder and fall safety.
EEach month, the print issue of EHS Today brings you news and information about products and services – PPE, IH monitoring, training, material handling and more – that contribute to the safety of our workplaces.
These are the products and services we featured in the June 2016 issue.
Please check them out. Each description includes a link for more information!