Women are not only slowly breaking down the occupation divide in fields like tech and aerospace, but also in industry and trade. They represent approximately 11% of the construction workforce, which is the highest share on record according to the National Association of Women in Construction. The number of women in construction has been steadily on…Read More >>
By: Colleen G. Le Prell, Contributor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates development of investigational medicines and is responsible for approving new medicines. New medicines must provide clinically significant benefits during rigorous clinical tests in human volunteers. The FDA approved the first pharmaceutical for a hearing loss prevention indication in September 2022, designed…Read More >>
Jessica Glass, Contributor In the current industry, it is important to be aware of all the different hazards that could potentially affect your workforce and how to prevent them. This article will look at common types of work hazards and what monitoring systems help prevent injuries to enhance a workplace’s industrial hygiene and safety standards.…Read More >>
Wearable technology has become a real trend in the workplace, and we are not talking about an iWatch or the average Fitbit bracelet. There are many products being designed to help companies better manage their time, predict situational work hazards, and, in general, boost productivity in different workplace environments. Here are just a few ways…Read More >>
Let’s face it: the world is changing at a breakneck speed. The industrial hygiene industry is not exempt from this fact. Catering to more generations in the workforce than ever before, it can be challenging to find trainings and strategies that appeal to everyone. Millennials are unique in their perceptions of safety. They’ve lived through…Read More >>
With the summer months in full swing, there is a treacherous word that springs to mind quickly within the industry: heat. While most are enjoying the recreational activities the sunshine months have to offer, construction managers, warehouse workers and other industry-related personnel will be trying to beat the heat—and all the hazards that come with…Read More >>
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