Bob Wachbrit


About Bob Wachbrit

Bob has a Ph.D. in Philosophy and taught for 23 years at the university level before becoming a training and business writing consultant. He published a number of academic papers and developed training programs for several Southern California companies, eventually becoming Training Director of a law practice. Bob joined the Safety Unlimited team in 2012 as a Course Developer and Technical Writer.


EPA Promulgates Change to Training Requirements for Certified Renovators

Washington — Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency passed a change to their Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule that sets forth regulations for lead-safe work practices and the conditions under which firms and individuals are certified to renovate, repair, and paint pre-1978 houses and child-occupied facilities. Under this change, Read the full article…

Certified Renovator

Healthy Aging in the Workplace

Currently, 20% of all American workers are over 65. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, that number will jump to 25% in another five years. While safety and health are vital to every workplace, this shift in the age demographic of workers makes issues of healthier workers more pressing because with aging comes a greater likelihood of both chronic health conditions and on-the-job injury.

Aging

Farm Safety

According to OSHA, agriculture ranks highly among the most dangerous industries. Between 2003 and 2011, 5,816 agricultural workers died from work-related injuries in the U.S. In 2011, the fatality rate for agricultural workers was 7 times higher than the rate for all workers in private industry, almost 25 deaths per Read the full article…

Farm Safety

UV Safety

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer found in the United States? The main cause of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. UV rays can also damage the eyes and cause skin blotches and wrinkles. July is UV Safety Read the full article…

UV Safety