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  1. E-guide launched for managing stress and psychosocial risks in your workplace (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
    >  A free e-guide to managing stress and psychosocial risks at work has been launched by EU-OSHA. It is available online or can be downloaded for offline use.

  2. Infographic: Workforce Stress Survey - The Employer/Employee Disconnect (Towers Watson)
    >  ??This infographic depicts insights from the Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health 2013/2014 Staying@Work Survey™.

  3. Is Your Hardhat Enough? Safety and Injury on Construction Sites (The Lipsig Firm)
    >  This blog and infographic are provided by The Lipsig Firm.

  4. WorkSafe BC: Dementia: Understanding Risks and Preventing Violence (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  Dementia: Understanding risks and preventing violence is an interactive web book based on the print publication (PDF 957 KB) of the same name, including video clips from our series Working with Dementia: Safe Work Practices for Caregivers. These products are provided by WorkSafe BC.

  5. Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers: Prevention of Material Handling Injuries in the Grocery Sector (PDF) (NIOSH)
    >  This booklet was designed for retailers and safety experts to illustrate the use of mechanical assist devices for reducing manual materials handling (MMH) injuries in retail grocery work.

  6. Are you in an unhealthy office relationship? (PDF) (Washington Post)
    >  This infographic, provided by the Washington Post, illustrates how if you spend more waking hours in your office building than with your significant other, you and your workspace had better be a good match.

  7. Gripe - Un juego de herramientas para empleadores de cuidado a largo plazo (CDC)
    >  Este juego de herramientas integral incluye una cantidad de recursos que tienen como objetivo ayudar a los centros de cuidado a largo plazo, las agencias o los propietarios y administradores corporativos a brindar a su fuerza laboral acceso a vacunas contra la influenza y además ayudan a los empleadores de los trabajadores del área del cuidado a largo plazo a comprender porqué es importante que sus empleados se vacunen contra la influenza.

  8. A Toolkit for Long-Term Care Employers: Increasing Influenza Vaccination among Healthcare Personnel in Long-term Care Settings (CDC)
    >  Within this comprehensive toolkit are a number of resources intended to help long-term care facility, agency, or corporation owners and administrators provide access to influenza vaccination for their workforce and to help any employer of workers in long-term care understand the importance of influenza vaccination for their employees.

  9. OSHA Computer Workstation Checklists (OSHA)
    >  This checklist can help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation. You can also use it in conjunction with the purchasing guide checklist.

  10. Deaf to the Danger: Warehouse Scenario (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  Earbuds are not part of the job. They isolate you from your work environment and workplace hazards. This video demonstrates the dangers associated with wearing earbuds on the job in a warehouse. (1 min 23 s)

  11. Irish Farmers Journal Farm Safety Infographic (Irish Farmers Journal )
    >  The Irish Farmers Journal regularly highlights the dangers involved in farming life and how to try to reduce accidents and fatalities. We have created this infographic addressing farm hazards in the US.

  12. Office Fires Infographic (EKU Online)
    >  For more information on office fires and how to prevent them, check out the infographic created by Eastern Kentucky University’s Online Bachelor’s Degree in Safety program.

  13. Community Health Advisor (RWJ Foundation)
    >  CommunityHEALTHADVISOR - Your resource for information on the benefits of evidence-based policies and programs.

  14. Evaluaciones Medicas Para Trabajadores Que Usan (OSHA)
    >  Este video proporciona un breve resumen e información general sobre las evaluaciones médicas que su empleador debe utilizar para determinar si usted puede usar un respirador.

  15. ¿De qué se trata el programa Total Worker Health™? (NIOSH)
    >  Total Worker Health™ es una estrategia que integra la seguridad ocupacional y protección de la salud con la promoción de la salud a fin de prevenir lesiones y enfermedades a los trabajadores y mejorar su salud y bienestar.

  16. November 2014 Symposium: Healthy Workplace Solutions - recorded webinar (Occupational Health Sciences)
    >  Freely access the recorded webinar from the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Science Fall Symposium on Healthy Workplace Solutions.

  17. Oregon Healthiest State (Oregon Healthiest State)
    >  Oregon Healthiest State is a privately led, publicly supported partnership that engages and inspires Oregonians to create and sustain healthy environments to support healthy lifestyles.

  18. AIHA Thought Leaders: Careers in Industrial Hygiene (AIHA)
    >  Zack Mansdorf likens careers in industrial hygiene to sustainability.

  19. Work-family Conflict, Sleep, and the Heart (NIOSH)
    >  This NIOSH Science Blog, written by Orfeu Buxton and Henrik Jacobsen, addresses work family conflicts for health care workers.

  20. The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities (AgrAbility)
    >  The Toolbox: Agricultural Tools, Equipment, Machinery & Buildings for Farmers and Ranchers with Physical Disabilities is a resource that contains assistive technology solutions for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities.

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