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Workers Memorial Day & World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2012

April 28, 2012 - Posted by Eric Glass

April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, recognizing victims of workplace illnesses or injuries. Today also marks World Day for Health and Safety at Work 2012, promoting the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.

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Topics: training, occupational health, workplace safety, OSHA, healthcare, employee health, injury prevention, illness prevention, safety culture

ROI in workforce health & safety: here we go again!

April 20, 2012 - Posted by Eric Glass

“Why is getting budget approval so difficult for our health and safety efforts?” That's a question asked by workforce health and safety professionals time and time again.

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Topics: occupational health, workplace safety, healthcare, ROI, occupational safety, injury prevention, illness prevention, absenteeism, workforce, risk management, safety culture, workplace

Super Bowl lessons for occupational health & safety programs

February 06, 2012 - Posted by Eric Glass

With Super Bowl Sunday behind us, what better time to tackle my favorite topics. Sports? Occupational Health and Safety? Game on.

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Topics: training, occupational health, workplace safety, healthcare, occupational safety, OHS, EHS, workforce, risk management, safety culture

Surgical fires: they can (and do) happen

November 07, 2011 - Posted by Eric Glass

Since returning from last week's National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Philadelphia, PA, I have finally had the chance to review all of the professional publications and magazines in my “snail mail” box.

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Topics: occupational health, workplace safety, healthcare

Sports lessons for EHS pros

October 28, 2011 - Posted by Eric Glass

Game #7: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Texas Rangers.

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Topics: training, compliance, occupational health, workplace safety, healthcare, occupational safety, injury prevention, workforce, employees, human resources, safety culture, workplace

5 step process to OSHA injury & illness recordkeeping

August 19, 2011 - Posted by Eric Glass

This week we hosted an OSHA recordkeeping webinar with Edwin G Foulke, Jr, former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health and current co-chair of with Fisher & Phillips Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group. Edwin examined the many recordkeeping pitfalls that employers face and presented a five-step process to injury and illness recordkeeping.

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Topics: training, compliance, occupational health, workplace safety, OSHA, healthcare, OSHA 300, injury prevention, illness prevention, OSHA recordkeeping

Health & safety wrap up

July 20, 2011 - Posted by Eric Glass

Deaths, Safety Violations Found within OSHA's "Model" Workplaces

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Topics: wellness, occupational health, workplace safety, OSHA, healthcare, worker fatigue

Knowledge sharing from the workplace health and safety industry

July 06, 2011 - Posted by Eric Glass

If you missed any of our recent webinars, you can access the recorded versions via the links below.
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Topics: occupational health, workplace safety, OSHA, healthcare, return to work, OSHA 300, injury prevention, OSHA recordkeeping

Eric Glass

Eric Glass, a Senior EHS Advisor with UL Workplace Health & Safety, has 18 years of risk management, loss control and safety experience. He is an OSHA Outreach Trainer and advises companies on the design of advanced risk management and safety programs. In addition, Eric provides insight for workplace safety training and software development and contributes to UL’s Fire and Electrical Safety Audits offering for international ready-made garment factories. He also assisted with development of Florida’s first continuing education safety curriculum for service contractors in the HVAC, electrical and plumbing industries.
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