• Noise is present in many workplaces, but being exposed to too much can cause permanent and irreversible damage to...
  • Accidents happen. The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand....
  • Burns can be serious and even life-threatening. Though they often happen because of flames and hot materials, corrosive substances...
  • Sprains and strains are among the most common injuries for many workers. They can arise from a number of incident...
  • Cold waters poses a danger to those working on or near them. Workers who could fall into cold water...
  • As mould grows, it releases airborne spores and fragments of hyphe (filaments) that can affect a worker's health. People with allergies,...
  • With the advent of winter comes a host of safety, health and legal issues that employers need to address...
  • Paints & coatings is a broad category that includes a wide range of different products. The chemicals in many...
  • Some people experience allergic reactions when they touch or inhale certain materials. Reactions can affect the eyes, skin, and/or...
  • Non-ionizing radiation is all around us and comes from both natural and human-made sources. It includes electric and magnetic...
  • Infectious diseases are caused by organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Some infectious diseases can be passed...
  • Severe cold stress can lead to hypothermia, which can be fatal. Cold stress can affect people working in cold...