Global safety audit of steel industry to take place on Steel Safety Day

The World​ Steel Association is advocating for safety audits at steel production facilities around the globe to cultivate a safe environment and improve work performance, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) magazine reported. The safety audit is expected to take place during the association’s Steel Safety Day on April 28, which is also the day world organizations celebrate World Safety Day/Workers Memorial Day. Continue reading

How to prevent digital eye strain at the office

Though every office wants to improve worker productivity, a new study suggests that this may be compromised over the long term due to how many people experience digital eye strain.

Approximately 7 in 10 American adults go through some type of digital eye strain after using electronics for a lengthy period of time, according to a new study performed by The Vision Council. For example, nearly 60% of respondents said that they used a Continue reading

Worker productivity depends on well-being, not health status

While employees with chronic diseases may have low levels of performance, a new study suggests well-being is a more definitive factor in determining worker productivity. A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests enhancing well-being can improve productivity in workers, regardless of their health status. With well-being acting as a significant influence in performance in the workplace, employers may want to consider investing in employee wellness programs. Continue reading