The aging population is accompanied by an aging labor force. As the 76 million baby boomers progress through their 50s, 60s, and 70s, the number of middle-aged and older individuals in the workforce will naturally increase, even without intentional efforts by policymakers or employers to extend working lives.
Chemical Exposure Hazards
Approximately 400 substances fall under OSHA's regulatory purview, with the agency offering valuable information on the proper handling of numerous hazardous and toxic materials.
The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) serves as a comprehensive resource for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals, providing general industrial hygiene information on numerous chemicals and classes. By consulting the NPG, users can enhance their ability to identify and manage occupational chemical hazards effectively.
Construction Worker Safety
Hazards and solutions related to construction worker safety.
The nature of working with electricity entails inherent risks. Professionals such as engineers, linemen, electricians, and others handle electricity directly, interacting with overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies. Indirect exposure to electrical hazards can also affect office workers and salespeople who work with electricity indirectly.