Bacteria are a member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms - some of which can cause human disease. Although most bacteria are harmless or often beneficial, some bacteria are pathogenic, or those that can pose a threat to human health or cause illness. Bacteria and viruses are responsible for most foodborne illnesses and are the biggest threat to food safety.
Unions offer a safety and health advantage in the construction industry. According to a country-wide study, construction firms that employ at least some union workers are more likely to perform safety best practices and undergo OSHA training than those without any union employees.
April the 7th is National Beer Day, which commemorates April 7, 1933, the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act was enacted. Be sure to follow proper responsible alcohol service procedures to ensure that customers and employees remain safe.
Happy Holidays! Before you celebrate - plan ahead. If you're hosting a party at your home and planning to serve alcohol, be responsible, take steps to limit your liquor liability and make sure you have the proper insurance. Likewise, if you're attending an office holiday party, keep in mind that it's still a work event and avoid drinking too much.
Have a conversation about food safety with you children – no matter the age. Basic discussion topics can make a big difference in understanding and preventing a food illness. Follow basic food safety principles and procedures to help keep you and your family safe.
The safe handling of seafood is essential to reducing the risk of foodborne illness. Follow basic food safety tips for buying, preparing, and storing fish and shellfish — so you and your family can safely enjoy the fine taste and good nutrition of seafood.
Ladder safety training instructs safe ladder practices in construction and painting, building and custodial services, warehousing, power, manufacturing, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, and at home.