Occupational Hygiene News October 2020

Keeping COVID-19 out of classrooms: Open windows, use glass screens in front of desks

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread around the globe, studying aerosol and droplet transport within different environments can help establish effective, physics-informed measures for virus mitigation.

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European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2020!

The European Agency for Safety & Health at Work Campaign 2020-22 'Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load' focuses on preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  

Zooming In: Visualising the Relative Size of Particles

Lately, the world’s biggest threats have been microscopic in size.  But just how small are the particles we’re currently battling? And how does their size compare to other tiny molecules?

Home working and staying healthy

Download the CIEHF infographic 

What’s rhabdomyolysis, and how can you reduce the risk?

Whenever muscle damage occurs – whether it’s the result of a work-related incident, heat exposure, overuse or other cause – rhabdomyolysis can follow.

Global Ergonomics Month

Download the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEH) guide published to help leaders and managers in businesses and organisations make their office workspaces safe for staff returning to work and reduce the transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

This Overlooked Variable is the Key to the Pandemic & it's NOT 'R'

 

There’s something strange about this coronavirus pandemic. Even after months of extensive research by the global scientific community, many questions remain open.

 

 

HSE Safety Alert -

 

Use of face masks designated KN95

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