Welcome to Pro-Sapien’s January EHS News Roundup. At the end of each month, we will put together relevant news articles and topics that we think could interest our network. We will post our roundups here on the blog section of our website.
Slips, trips and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths in the US. During the winter months, ice and snow conditions bring new hazards that require preventative measures to be put in place. Read more and find out what safety professionals can do to protect employees.
Icons and other visual modes of communication are widely used in safety. But why are safety icons focused on the objects rather than the subjects? And why does this matter? Find out the answers from this guest post by Dr. Rob Long.
The third Monday of January, the “Blue Monday”, has been labelled as the most depressing day of the year. There are a number of things that contribute to the negative connotation of this day. There are, however, things to be cheerful about this month. See this blog post for our list.
A survey by the National Safety Council on the safety perceptions of U.S. workers shows that 30% of U.S. workers are too afraid to report safety issues. In this post, we highlight some of the most pertinent numbers of the survey.