Coping With Bullying and Suicide

Bullying is when someone intentionally causes another person harm or injury. Bullying behaviors tend to be repetitive. If it seems as though bullying-related suicides are becoming more prevalent, that’s because they are.  Children who reported being bullied or were reportedly bullying others are at risk for developing suicidal tendencies. However, the relationship between suicide and…

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Workplace Violence Prevention Program for Employees

According to the National Safety Council, millions of Americans become victims of workplace violence each year. This has left many employers wondering how they would handle workplace violence within their organizations. According to researchers, incidents of workplace violence are on the rise in America. Workplace homicides currently make up the fastest-growing category of murders. Each…

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Personal Protective Equipment: What You Need and Where to Obtain PPE

Manufacturing enterprises need to maintain a sharp focus on keeping their workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the heart of keeping manufacturing workers safe during the health crisis is the implementation of a multifaceted strategy: Reconfiguration of the physical plant Worker directives Personal protective equipment Although this article focusses on personal protective equipment or…

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Hazard Management Principles and Practices During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As manufacturing plants and similar types of enterprises reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, and as these types of enterprises move towards expanding their operations after stay at home periods, certain hazard management principles and practices need to be considered. The U.S. Office of Safety and Health Administration has developed a set of considerations and recommendations…

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CDC Guidance for Opening Manufacturing Businesses and Fulfillment Centers

Manufacturing plants and fulfillment centers of different types have faced tremendous challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The fact is that these challenges aren’t going to vanish suddenly. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has established guidance for the reopening and ongoing operation of manufacturing plants and fulfillment centers. The CDC developed this comprehensive…

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