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Stay Safe at Work

Make simple changes in how you work to prevent injuries.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

4 Steps to Setting Up Your Computer Workstation

This step-by-step guide on setting up your computer workstation provides tips you can take to work safely and protect your back.

Review Date: May 22, 2014

Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information

Exercises and Stretches

Try these deep breathing, stretching and massage exercises to minimize strain caused from sitting at the computer for many hours.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Fall Protection Tips for Workers- (PDF)

This site provides tips and illustrations on how to protect yourself from a fall.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Focus on You: Wellness Podcasts

These podcasts from the NIH "Focus on You: Wellness" Lecture Series will encourage you to make positive changes in fitness, nutrition, and time management.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

National Institutes of Health - NIH
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Free Reports: Wellness Councils of America

Here you’ll find key reports, studies, and other free publications designed to help you understand and implement workplace wellness programs.

Review Date: October 29, 2014

Wellness Councils of America

How to Sit at a Computer

If you spend long hours sitting at a computer, learn how a properly set-up workstation, correct posture and frequent rest breaks can help prevent headaches, muscle strain and debilitating neck, shoulder and hand injuries.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Information for Job Seekers: Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free consulting services for individuals with physical or intellectual limitations that affect employment. Although JAN does not help individuals find employment, JAN does provide information for job seekers.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

Job Accommodation Network

JAN - Job Accommodation Network

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) offers free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Find answers to questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

Job Accommodation Network

NIOSH Occupational Safety Videos

Find videos related to workplace health and safety. Topics include: Tuberculosis (TB) respiratory protection, fall prevention, stress reduction, violence prevention and more.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

NIOSH Information Inquiry Service

Preventing Pneumoconiosis (Black Lung Disease)

Learn how to protect yourself if you are exposed to coal dust on the job or elsewhere.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

American Lung Association

Protect the Environment: at Work

This guide offers to tips on preventing pollution at the workplace, and raising awareness of health and safety issues in the office, at school and in other environments.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Stress at Work: How to Reduce and Manage Job and Workplace Stress

In this difficult economy, you may find it harder than ever to cope with challenges on the job. There are a variety of steps you can take to reduce both your overall stress levels and the stress you find at work.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

Helpguide

Submit a Workplace Safety & Health Question

Use this confidential form to e-mail your workplace safety and health related questions to OSHA.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Violence Prevention: Tips for Coping With Stress

Mass tragedies, including school shootings, workplace violence, and community violence affect different people in different ways. This fact sheet provides tips for coping with stress, and includes information geared toward specific groups, including parents, kids and teens, and school personnel.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Workplace Safety & Health Topics

Browse this list to find overviews on workplace safety and health topics related to industries and occupations, hazards and exposures, diseases and injuries, safety and prevention, chemicals, and emergency preparedness and response.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Workplace Safety and Health: Skin Exposures & Effects

It is estimated that more than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals that can be absorbed through the skin. Learn about the harmful effects of these chemicals and how they can enter the body.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Workplace Violence- (PDF)

Workplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue in today's work settings. This document provides references and examples of possible solutions to violence in the workplace.

Review Date: January 04, 2013

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

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