Workplace safety: The next frontier

The record on work safety is mixed. After rapid progress from 2004 to 2014, the numbers slipped in 2015 and 2016, although they improved in the first half of this year. What’s needed for Singapore to scale the next level of the worker-safety bar?

Husband of nurse assaulted in Southbridge pushes workplace safety

BOSTON – The husband of a Southbridge nurse who was stabbed 11 times by a patient last month, requiring eight hours of surgery, told legislators Wednesday to prioritize the prevention of hospital workplace violence. “These people shouldn’t have to go …

6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety

Workplace safety is one of the most important aspects of any industry, and keeping employees safe should be a number one priority for bosses and business owners alike. The safety and security of people who work in the office or facility is paramount, and …

National Safety Group Hits Massachusetts for Workplace Safety

A national report on preventable deaths gave Massachusetts a C grade for laws regarding workplace safety. Out of the three categories that comprised the overall grade, the commonwealth got the worst mark, a D, for workplace safety. Local advocates said the …

Safety 2017: Medical marijuana and workplace safety

On Tuesday, June 20, at Safety 2017, the annual professional development conference and exposition of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Fred Kohanna, M.D., MBA, spoke to a crowded room of safety professionals about the workplace safety …

BBB Tips: Safety In The Workplace

June is National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate people and businesses on the importance of safety in the workplace, at home and on the road. As part of Better Business Bureau’s mission, BBB encourages and supports best practices by …