safety and health

  1. Workplace Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Contributor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Suicide is a leading cause of death among working-age adults in the United States. It deeply impacts workers, families, and communities. There were approximately 1.2 million suicide attempts in America in 2020. Tragically, more than 45,000 of these attempts were fatal.1 The construction industry has one of the…
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  1. How CSP® Certification Can Advance Your Occupational Safety and Health Career

Contributor: Columbia Southern University As you navigate your way through the occupational safety and health field, adding certifications can significantly boost your career prospects. Becoming a Certified Safety Professional® – commonly known as a CSP® – is a worthwhile goal as you plan your career. Whether you’re an established safety professional considering certification or still…
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  1. A History of Powerful Women in Construction

Author: Matt Luman, Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator, US Farathane This article was originally published in the Winter 2018 issue of the Leader Magazine. In the construction industry, it’s safe to say that women are underrepresented. Even when compared to traditionally male-dominated sectors, women have yet to breakthrough in many areas of construction. Just nine percent…
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