Self-Powered Nanosensor to Transform Vehicle Safety

Self-Powered Nanosensor to Transform Vehicle Safety

Modern vehicles contain dozens of sensors that do everything from measuring temperature and speed to preventing collisions. Sensors make cars safer and more reliable, but they aren’t without energy costs. In 2024, manufacturers are expected to produce around 11 billion automotive sensors; collectively, these sensors will use a lifetime total of between 780 and 1,150 petajoules of…

Protein Powder Recalled Because of Plastic Pieces

Protein Powder Recalled Because of Plastic Pieces

Protein Powder Recalled Because of Plastic Pieces – Select Custom Solutions is recalling Jay Robb Vanilla Flavored Egg White Protein because it may contain plastic pieces. The company did not report how the problem was discovered. The recalled product is packaged in 24-ounce plastic bags with a lot number 23080-2C2 printed on them. The packages…

NSC Work to Zero Initiative Releases New Research to Help Prevent Lone Worker Incidents

NSC Work to Zero Initiative Releases New Research to Help Prevent Lone Worker Incidents

Lone worker practices have increasingly become more common in modern workplaces, with an estimated 15% of today’s employees reportedly working by themselves. However, working in isolated environments may also increase individuals’ risk for serious injuries and death on the job. Recognizing the emergence and severity of this issue, the National Safety Council released a new white…

Women Living in Communities With More Walk Area Have Low Obesity Rates

Women Living in Communities With More Walk Area Have Low Obesity Rates

According to the study, physical activity reduces the risk of obesity related cancers in women. The findings are published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. According to research, obesity increases the risk of 13 different types of cancer in women and physical activity (regardless of body size) reduces some of these cancers. What is neighbourhood…

California Governor Gavin Newsom Sign California Food Safety Act

California Governor Gavin Newsom Sign California Food Safety Act

California Food Safety Act – The legislation reports to ban food products containing brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, and red dye 3. In his announcement, Newsom pointed to similar bans in Europe and said, “This bill has been subject to numerous misperceptions about its effects.” Newsom cited a bag of European-made Skittles as “proof positive”…

Tesla Workers in Germany Join Union as Health and Safety Issues Grow

Tesla Workers in Germany Join Union as Health and Safety Issues Grow

Tesla workers at the carmaker’s Brandenburg plant are joining the IG Metall union in rising numbers over concerns around health, safety and overwork, the union said on Monday. The leading challenge was Lack of staff and inadequate safety provisions in the workplace which resulted to high number of accidents at work, and it was not rare…

Nigeria: Federal Govt Moves To Improve Health And Safety In The Workplace

Nigeria: Federal Govt Moves To Improve Health And Safety In The Workplace

Having a well-functioning OSH system, and the need to take further steps to improve it, can have a positive impact on workers, employers and the entire Nigerian society, as it can reduce human suffering, improve working conditions, increase productivity and promote economic development. According to Article 3 of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention No….

NSC Releases New Research on Technology to Reduce Most Common Workplace Injury

NSC Releases New Research on Technology to Reduce Most Common Workplace Injury

Investing in technology to reduce workplace musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs, is demonstrated to improve both worker wellbeing and an organization’s bottom line, but initial research findings from the National Safety Council suggest employers may not have the access and knowledge they need to effectively assess and implement these risk-reducing technologies. Recognizing this challenge and the…