A growing body of evidence shows that the emotional health and well-being of the workforce is of equal or greater importance than physical safety.
Manufacturers don’t usually have to disclose what’s in products like shampoo and household cleaners, but a new study finds that these products can contain hazardous ingredients.
National Day of Mourning should be used to challenge misconceptions about occupational health and safety, and advance safer workplaces for Canadians.
Telling others about an autism diagnosis can lead to understanding and support, but it also exposes the Autistic person to greater risks of discrimination and bullying.
If you feel safer, you might take more risks – canceling out the benefits of various safety interventions. But educating people about this paradox and allowing for some personal choice might help.
Employing children as waste pickers lowers costs but exposes them to hazards.
The future of our health system depends on recruiting and retaining passionate and highly skilled health-care workers. It’s essential to build work environments where they feel supported and safe.
Society is built on intersecting workplaces – and workers from many industries are being affected by climate change.
Young workers are particularly vulnerable in the workplace because they tend to do short-term work, often lack training and safety education, and may see injury as just “part of the job.”
While a workplace fatality is a great tragedy, an even greater tragedy is not learning from it.
We reviewed hundreds of documents and reports on workplace safety in Amazon warehouses.
To get more workers to be active, public health messaging must recognize the important role employers can play in creating the conditions for workers to focus on exercise.
A recent survey reveals only limited employee support for workplace vaccine mandates, underlining how challenging the policy will be for lawmakers and employers.
Employers need to go beyond the public health orders to ensure their workers are safe from COVID. Here are four key areas to focus on.
Research charting women’s political careers from the moment they are first interested shows they experience abuse at each stage — and this forces some to abandon their ambitions.
Thousands of workers at meat- and poultry-processing plants have contracted COVID-19, and hundreds have died. A legal scholar recommends ways to make their jobs safer.
British meat processing plants are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, but there’s a shortage of statistics in the public domain.
Clear and consistent safety messaging in workplaces is imperative for employees both young and old.
The coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of ensuring safe workspaces, and a new study suggests unionization leads workers to speak up about poor conditions.
Shipbreaking is one of the world’s most dangerous jobs – but it doesn’t have to be.