Safety In The News: January 2018

Safety In The News: January 2018

Below is a quick selection of some notable safety-related news headlines for the month of January 2018:


OSHA offers reminders for staying safe when removing snow (Safety+Health)
Wintry weather has taken hold across much of the country, so OSHA is reminding employers and workers to stay mindful of safety during snow removal activities.


Driving home the safety message for older workers (SafetyBLR)
You know that older workers bring skills, experience, and a respect for the rules to the workplace. But what about the driving?


Wise Practitioner – Predictive Analytics Interview Series: Christina Hoy at Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (Predictive Analytics World)
In anticipation of her upcoming conference presentation, Triaging Insurance Claims as They Come In the Door, at Predictive Analytics World for Financial in Las Vegas, June 3-7, 2018, we asked Christina Hoy, Vice President at Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), a few questions about her work in predictive analytics.


Working in California gets safer even as job count grows (The Mercury News)
California employers have performed a noteworthy juggling act: boosting staffing while lowering on-the-job deaths and injuries.


3 Tips for Reducing Workplace Injuries in Factories and Warehouses (TG Daily)
For businesses that claim to care about the well-being of their employees, it’s evident in how they address accident and injury risk factors. Do nothing and you’ll come across as careless. Prioritize injury prevention and employee engagement, though, and you’ll get a serious boost.


NextWave Safety Solutions Tackles Workplace Incidents With VR-Enhanced Training and Custom Safety Plans (BusinessWire)
NextWave Safety Solutions, the company on a mission to eliminate workplace accidents, today announced the general availability of its first two VR training modules, “Hazard ID” and “Forklift” as well as the launch of its custom safety programs that include on-site support to recognize potential hazards before they become life or financial loss.

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