Tag: workplace hazards
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 Brittain, LPC
Hazards exist in every workplace, but how do you know which ones have the most potential to harm retail employees? By identifying the retail workplace Read More
When evaluating safety in the workplace, safety hazards will vary based on the different retail settings that we work in, the types of job responsibilities that we are involved with, and the factors and conditions found in a specific workplace. Hazards can be something easily seen (for example: exposed wiring or Read More
June, which is National Safety Month, is an appropriate time to focus on young workers, as they head out of school and into the workforce. Many of them will find jobs in the retail industry, a leading employer of young workers in the United States.
In 2014, there were approximately 18.1 Read More
In the retail industry, work fatigue is caused by many factors. The most common is working extended or irregular shifts that are longer than 8 hours, or any work hours that limit the opportunity to get adequate sleep between shifts.
For example, an employee working a late night shift and then Read More