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Safety Culture is Key: To Achieve It, Start with the C-Suite.

Throughout the country, countless executives, medical directors, functional leaders, academics, associations, and stakeholders are committed to workplace health and safety initiatives. These...read more >

Safety on the Front Line: Mobile, Agile and, Occasionally, Hostile

I’ve been doing emergency response work since the mid-1980s, usually without the luxury of adequate time and resources, and often without a bed, food or sleep for days on end.  I’ve dodged...read more >

Occupational Health Articles

Workplace Safety Enhanced by 'The Economies of Prior to Hire Functional Exams'

When a worker applies for physically demanding job, it is important to match the physical abilities of that worker to the physical demands of the job.  This is an essential step in worker safety...read more >

Healthcare Medical Surveillance Programs Impacted by Nanotechnology

Throughout a plethora of industries, nanotechnology is becoming more prevalent and being utilized more often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nanotechnology is the...read more >

Training Articles

mLearning: A Powerful Tool at the Hands of Your Organization

What is the most powerful learning tool that most of your employees carry every day? Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous and incredibly powerful. Think about how you already use your device to get information. What have you learned with your mobile device? Mobile...read more >

Global Workforce Brings New Challenges and Opportunities to Workplace Health and Safety

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Doha in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and Singapore as part of our research on workplace health and safety management needs in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I was joined on the trip by my colleague Janardhanan Chandrasekar (JC), UL’s...read more >

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