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Dec 01, 2017
Retail Worker Safety and Health during the Holidays

https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2017/11/22/holiday-retail/

The approaching season offers an ideal time for a workplace safety refresher for those retail employers and employees who are on the front lines of the shopping frenzy.

Source: NIOSH

Sep 26, 2017
SAFEME App: Improving Entry Level Worker Safety in Retail

http://www.retailassociationservices.com/entry-level-safety-in-retail/

Washington Retail Association introduces SAFEME, a way of improving entry-level worker safety. This App and project was supported by a WA Dept. L&I SHIP Grant.

Source: WA Retail Assocation

Jan 12, 2017
Health and safety in the retail industry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/retail/

This website provides information and guidance on key risks within the retail sector and advice on how to manage those risks.

Source: HSE

Nov 01, 2014
Crowd Management Safety Guidelines for Retailers

https://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_General_Facts/Crowd_Control.html

OSHA has prepared these guidelines to help employers and store owners avoid injuries during the holiday shopping season, or other events where large crowds may gather.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2011
Injuries, Illnesses & Fatalities in Wholesale and Retail Trade in 2005: A Chartbook

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-106/

This Chartbook provides a summary of fatal and nonfatal injury/illness information describing a large population of understudied workplaces and workers: the wholesale and retail trade (WRT) sector

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2005
Industry guidance document Checkout workstations in retail - safe design and work practices

http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/atoms/files/checkout_design.pdf

This industry guidance document illustrates the process of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control, and provides examples of safe work practices and the safe design of standing and seated workstations

Source: WorkSafe Western Australia

Apr 01, 2005
OSH Answers: Retail Sales and Service

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/occup_workplace/retail.html

Occupational Safety and Health Answers are provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and represent basic information about hazards and preventative measures for retails sales and service personnel.

Source: CCOHS