Noise is one of the most prevalent occupational health problems that heavy workforces face today. Exposure to high levels of noise can cause hearing loss and may cause other harmful health effects. These harmful effects may be temporary or permanent. In addition, loud noises can generate physical and psychological stress, reduce productivity, and increase the chances of workplace accidents.
Each day many Americans start their day getting dressed, grabbing a bite to eat, and heading out the door. For an alarming number of others, the start might also include grabbing pills, loading a syringe, or using other drugs. Contrary to popular belief, employees being under the influence inside the workplace is a common occurrence. … Read moreThe Truth About Drugs at Work