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workplace hazards

The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards

By identifying the retail workplace hazards that are most likely to impact safety, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage, and downtime.
workplace hazards

LPM Insider’s Top 5 Workplace Safety Articles of 2017

The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards These statistics from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identify the top retail workplace hazards.By Jac...
work-related accidents

The Changing Risks of Work-Related Accidents in Retail

Officials from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have recently suggested that the evolving nature of the retail environment may lead...

Retail Worker Safety and Health during the Holidays

The practice of American shoppers looking for a deal on the Friday after Thanksgiving has evolved into a four-day retail event ending with Cyber...
employee fraud

How to Recognize Signs of Employee Fraud

A comprehensive study of injuries and illnesses in retail several years ago surprised researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)....

Ladder Safety in the Wholesale and Retail Trade Sector

In 2014, work-related falls to a lower level in the wholesale and retail trade (WRT) sector accounted for over 12,500 reported injuries. These injured...
retail accidents

Protect Young Workers from Retail Accidents and Safety Hazards

June, which is National Safety Month, is an appropriate time to focus on young workers, as they head out of school and into the...
safety in the workplace

NIOSH: The Science of Safety in the Workplace

Every retail operation is a complicated web of activity. There is always something happening as minds, machines, individuals, and technologies are all expected to...
workplace violence

Terrorism, Workplace Violence, and Insurance Implications

Several recent manmade disasters, including the attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL, and the Brussels airport terrorist bombing, highlight the vulnerability of the...

NIOSH Report: Fatigue, Pain, and Loss of Productivity in Retail Work

In the retail industry, work fatigue is caused by many factors. The most common is working extended or irregular shifts that are longer than...

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