Health and safety
- Employer priorities don't match most costly worker injuries. Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance;4/15/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 15, p3
Reports the disregard of employers on knowing the leading cause of workplace injuries in the U.S. Amount of medical payments on overexertion injuries; Loss of prevention realities; Assessment of direct cost on repetitive injuries.
- Never do these things after a worksite injury. // Occupational Health Management;Dec2009, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p137
The article provides information on the things that should be avoided after a workplace accident in the U.S.
- Nonfatal workplace injuries decline. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);1/6/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on a state survey that reveals that private industry workplaces in Texas reported a decline in nonfatal injuries and illnesses during 2008.
- A Fine Line. Eby, Michael // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jun2009, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p6
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the updates of the occurring accidents in the workplace and the treatment and aftermath of electrical shock and burn injuries.
- Courts determine when an injury at work fails to qualify as a workers comp claim. GOLDBERG, STEPHANIE // Business Insurance;4/13/2015, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p0006
The article reports on court rulings in the U.S. that determine when an injury at work fails to qualify as a workers compensation claim. It cites the need for workers compensation payers to consider the increased risk test when evaluating benefits for injured workers. It also notes the statement...
- How do injuries impact your bottom line? Chazanof, Jansen // American Nurseryman;01/01/98, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p10
Discusses how to manage workplace risk in the horticulture industry in the United States. Economic cost of the workplace injuries to both employers and employees; Suggestions on how to determine the areas of operation in the horticulture industry that have the greater risk for injury; How to...
- The State of Ergonomics. Shea, Terence F. // HR Magazine;Oct2002, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p10
Focuses on the issue of workplace ergonomics in the U.S. Complaints that arise from ergonomics-related musculoskeletal disorders; Cost of ergonomic injuries in the workplace.
- Occupational accidents aboard merchant ships. Hansen, H.L.; Frydenberg, M. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Feb2002, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p85
Studies the frequency, circumstances, and causes of occupational accidents aboard merchants ships in international trade in Denmark. Notification of accidents resulting to permanent disability; Increase of the rate of fatal accidents; Importance of recognizing workplace instructions for all...
- These Things Happen. Schulz, Mark // 21st Century;Jan98, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p6
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having an accident while at work.