5 Factors for Dehydration

5 Factors that Can Lead to Dehydration

It’s not all about fluids.  You could be forgiven for thinking that the only way to prevent dehydration is to drink fluids.  After all, that’s about the only thing that comes to most people’s minds when they’re told to stay hydrated.  But fluid intake is only part of staying safe in the heat or doing physically demanding work.  In this article, we’ll look at 5 other factors that play a role in keeping your body hydrated.

Hearing Protection Fast Facts

Workers have been using hearing protection devices since the 1960’s to protect themselves from high levels of noise.  Approximately 30 million workers in the United States are occupationally exposed to hazardous noises each year. 10 million of those workers suffer from noise induced hearing loss according to NIOSH.

Zoll AEDs

AEDs in the Workplace

OSHA encourages employers to provide AEDs in the workplace and advises that AEDs be considered for inclusion in workplace first aid programs.

February is American Heart Month.  Increase your awareness of heart health and encourage your workplace to prevent heart disease with a healthier lifestyle.

Power of Habit

Learn, Apply, Practice and Create a Habit

Safety habits can be either good or bad.  You may have heard it said before about an individual, “They have poor safety habits,” or “They have good safety habits.” When supervisors, team leads, or co-workers don’t say something to someone who is performing an unsafe act, the action goes unchecked.  The offender, either consciously or unconsciously, considers the action as acceptable behavior and will repeat and habitualize the action.

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