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  1. OSHA datos rápidos: Zika (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  Protección contra el virus del Zika para los trabajadores al aire libre.

  2. OSHA Quick Card: Zika (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  Zika Virus Protection for Outdoor Workers.

  3. Crashes, Car Insurance and Beyond The High Toll of Distracted Driving (
    >  This webpage illustrates the cost and losses associated with distracted driving.

  4. Research review on rehabilitation and return to work (PDF) (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
    >  This review is part of a project of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), initiated by the European Parliament, on the safety and health of older workers. The objective of the review is to provide an up-to-date summary of knowledge regarding vocational rehabilitation and return- to-work systems, programmes and interventions and their different components.

  5. Oregon ESSENCE Syndromic Hazard Report (PDF) (OHA)
    >  Syndromic surveillance is the near real-time monitoring of key health indicators in emergency department (ED) visits, including those related to heat.

  6. 2016 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet (PDF) (Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation)
    >  Every three days, a child dies in an agriculture-related incident, and each day, 33 children are injured according to the 2016 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet compiled by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety in Marshfield, Wis.

  7. 2015 Work and Well - Being Survey American Psychological Association (APA)
    >  The Workplace Survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association between January 28 –February 5, 2015.

  8. Total Worker Health: Planning, Assessment, and Evaluation Resources (NIOSH)
    >  This page provides planning, assessment, and evaluation resources to help your organization create and sustain a culture of total worker health.

  9. Safety Sweep: An Employer's Guide to Preventing Injuries to Room Attendants in BC Accommodations (go2HR)
    >  This guide outlines key prevention strategies for room attendant managers and supervisors who work in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and other hospitality facilities that offer overnight accommodations.

  10. CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response (CDC)
    >  NOTE: the preparedness resources on this website are too numerous to list on one page. For more resources on specific topics, see the list of specific types of emergencies below.

  11. Ergonomics, Mobile Devices and the Workplace of the Future (Ergonomics Plus)
    >  ollowing are simple ergonomic adjustments you can make for a variety of digital devices and work environments along with a few great videos we found that were created by physical therapist Steve Meagher of SiteSolutions.

  12. WorkSafe BC resources for Motion Picture Industry (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  Here you'll find WorkSafe BC's links to health and safety information and resources for motion pictures.

  13. Home Care (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  Providing home care can present additional health and safety challenges, as most homes were never intended or designed to be workplaces. The three most common causes of work-related injuries are overexertion; slips, trips, and falls; and motor vehicle incidents. Home care workers may also be exposed to infectious diseases and violent behaviour.

  14. Safe Patient Handling Programs: Effectiveness and Cost Savings (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  This document gives administrators a business case for investing in safe patient handling programs, policies, and equipment, based on real-life findings from hospitals across the United States that have successfully implemented these programs.

  15. Placing Workplace Wellness in Proper Context: Value Beyond Money (CDC)
    >  This essay published in CDC's Preventing Chronic Disease by Nicolaas P. Pronk, PhD, MA, discusses worksite wellness programs, ROI, and standardization of programs.

  16. SAIF Corporation Strengthen and Lengthen Poster (PDF) (SAIF)
    >  Less than 10 minutes is all it takes to begin improving muscle tone, building strength, and reducing your risk of injury. Print out this poster and try these simple exercises on your next work break.

  17. WorkSafe BC: Combustible Dust (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  Industry sectors that typically generate combustible dust, such as bakeries, metal foundries, and sawmill operations, need to recognize and control these risks in order to prevent a devastating workplace incident.

  18. Oregon OSHA: Equipo para la cosecha de avellanas (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Las hojas de alerta de peligro proveen información acerca de materiales, prácticas, o equipos peligrosos.

  19. NIOSH Science Blog: Protecting Young Workers in Retail Jobs (NIOSH)
    >  This NIOSH Science Blog shares data related to young worker injuries in the retail industry, and shares ideas for injury prevention.

  20. Improving Workers Health Across the Globe: Advancing the global plan of action for workers' health (PDF) (CDC)
    >  This booklet celebrates the first 25 years of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Occupational Health. The pages that follow offer examples of what the centers and nongovernmental organizations can achieve by working together.

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