Safety First: In the post-pandemic workplace, more employees are worried about their physical well-being

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Just a century ago workplaces looked a lot different and were much more dangerous than today’s post-pandemic workplace.

Worker’s compensation didn’t exist, unions weren’t strong enough to push for protections and OSHA was still a half-century in the future. Working in poor lighting, with little ventilation and no climate control, subject to noise and pollutants, employees in many fields of endeavor went to their job knowing they could ruin their health, lose a limb or even die earning that week’s paycheck.

Certain occupations continue to have inherent risks in the post-pandemic workplace, but today’s employees in hazardous jobs like forestry

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