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January 28, 2019

Occupational Health and Safety Trends to Watch in 2019

It is well into 2019, and as you turn your attention to the next 12 months, now is the time to consider the trends that are shaping the world of occupational health and safety. Until recently, much of occupational health and safety has been focused on detecting unsafe conditions and the assumption that the majority of workplace accidents are attributable to unsafe behaviors. As such, for at least the last decade and a half, the statistics regarding workplace injuries have gone largely unchanged. Companies spend more time mitigating risks after an accident has occurred or been detected than preventing them. The field is changing, though.  

September 26, 2018

5 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Return to School

Returning to a school-focused mindset can be challenging for adult learners who have been out of a traditional classroom setting for quite some time. Columbia Southern University is here to help change the mindset of those who might be intimidated to go back to school. Here are a few reasons why fall is the perfect time to begin your journey.

September 14, 2018

Addressing Firefighter Health and Wellness [Webinar]

Firefighting is a dangerous and rigorous profession that can take a toll on the body and on the mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association, sudden cardiac death was the leading cause of on-duty firefighter deaths in 2015. In 2017, sudden cardiac death accounted for nearly half of the 60 fatalities.

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