Houston Parks and Recreation Department Director Kenneth Allen has shown his commitment to HPARD employees recovering from injury through the injured employees’ workers’ compensation journey.
For employees at the Houston Public Library, safety is a simple black-and-white issue: It's vital to their way of working and there's no way they're changing their stripes now. In fact, HPL has begun a safety awareness campaign that includes a new mascot, Zippy the Zebra, which runs through June 2024.
National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program and an excellent way for people to join forces and address the importance of school bus safety. The centerpiece of National School Bus Safety Week is the Poster Contest. Thousands of school districts participate in local and
NATIONAL HEARING PROTECTION MONTH
Exposure to loud noise or certain chemicals while at work can damage your hearing. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses and is permanent. All industries have hearing risks, and some 22 million workers
With experience ranging from a couple of giant telecoms to a local school district, Peter Joseph has been working to make employees safer for many years. We caught up with him for a brief question-and-answer session.
ZIP: Tell us a little about your background.
Peter: I have been in the field of
A few minutes with safety advocate Darnesha Davis-Callier
Although Darnesha Davis-Callier is not an official employee with the HR Safety team, she is instrumental in helping to create a safe work environment at the City of Houston. Davis-Callier is an active member of the General Services Department safety committee. And
Thereâs never a dull moment for Stefan Malhotra when it comes to safety.
âEvery day presents a new challenge with a new set of stakeholders. Safety touches on some aspect of every job in the city and that requires a lot of connections and communication,â he said. âLearning how an
Be prepared for the viruses that cause these two dangerous respiratory illnesses
By Dishajoyti Nath, Houston Health Department
Spring is right around the corner. This usually means hanging out with family and friends, traveling for spring break, and the possibility of passing on a respiratory illness. Influenza and COVID-19 are both respiratory illnesses