New Jersey Becomes the First US State to Require Panic Buttons for Hotel Workers

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019– New Jersey became the first state in the U.S to passed a law requiring hotels to provide ‘panic buttons’ that employees can activate in case of an emergency. According to the Senate, No 2986 by the State of New Jersey states that “A hotel employer shall provide a panic button to each hotel employee assigned to work in a guest room without any other employees present, at no cost to the employee. An employee

The 2019 COS Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards for Lone Worker Monitoring

Scatterling is excited to share to our users and blog readers that we have been chose to be on the list of companies nominated in Lone Worker Monitoring for the 2019 Canadian Occupation Safety Readers Choice Awards by Thomson Reuters. 

Top USA health and safety Twitter feeds to follow

Twitter is a buzzing ground of useful information that is easily accessible.  As of 2019 there are 69 million users in the US and 261 million international users as it is one of the largest active social media sites in the world.  Depending on how many people you follow, your twitter feed can get overwhelming with hundreds of tweets being posted each hour.  Here’s a list (in no particular order) of some of the most influential health and safety twitter feeds you need to follow in 2019 :

Ten reasons why a lone worker system can benefit your employees

Occupational dangers aren’t always obvious to employees who are working in hazardous locations and conditions.  While protective equipment such as a hardhats, earmuffs, gloves, and other can help prevent minor injuries.  For complex hazards any amount of equipment can be inadequate vs preventative solutions.  In this article we look into why a lone worker system can benefit the safety…