Roughly 32 million workers in the U.S. (over 20%) are exposed to hazardous chemical products, OSHA says.
Dermal exposure (when the skin is directly in contact with hazardous agents) is a very serious threat to many workers. Exposure to such chemicals costs the U.S. over $111,000 annually, according to the American Burn Association. Those costs include hospital bills, disability claims and worker compensation.
Halloween has become a grand tradition of candy, costumes, pumpkins, ghosts and witches—and of course it is the culmination of the fall season. Which candy to buy, what to dress up as, which decorations to line the inside and outside of your house with—these are all dealt with long before the day comes. It would also behoove you to know how to prepare for the big spooky day from a safety perspective.
Losing a loved one has an impact that lasts forever.
Distracted driving claims many lives each year and permanently changes many more.
Roughly 100 people die in car accidents every day—the number one cause of unintentional death in the America. Ninety percent of all accidents are due to driver error and 26 percent of accidents are because someone was talking on the phone.
Summer is almost everyone's favorite time of year but it's also a peak time for tragedy. The devastating heat can lead to such events.
Most situations are preventable and, with the proper knowledge of how to combat them, can be dealt with properly when the time comes—or even avoided entirely.
According to the National Safety Council's Injury Facts 2016, 372 people died in 2013 from exposure to excessive heat. This is what you need to look out for: