The U.S. Postal Service's plan to consolidate 233 mail processing plants nationwide triggered a fierce debate about the future of one of the largest federal employers.
How do you get people to become committed to safety, to do the right thing in the moment of choice? Is it by increasing the number of safety cops?
One day before the latest extension ran out, President Obama signed H.R. 4218, which extends federal transportation funding until June 30.
At this month's Global Health and Safety Conference, safety professionals from most of Georgia-Pacific's 300 global locations will hear speakers and participate in workshops designed to share knowledge and ideas on improving safety performance.
What's really interesting right now is which side OSHA is fighting on.
The International Stroke Conference 2012, with 2,600 people expected, starts a big year for medical and EH&S meetings at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
The human body responds best to a balance between static and dynamic activity, between activity and recovery, between sitting and standing.
Three of the year's big trade shows take place in Denver, Indianapolis, and Orlando. It's not too early to make plans or to register for some of them and for other must-attend events.
The revised classifications may have a significant effect on business operations.
In 2011, the world experienced both. Expect more of the same — and then some — in the year ahead.
What happens when events outside demand that emergency information has to penetrate the protective cocoon of the classroom?
Cooking fires and fires caused by open flame increase during the winter holiday season, the U.S. Fire Administration, insurance companies, and safety groups warn.
The five-day event included nearly 1,000 sessions on public health issues.
For employers, the prevalence of back pain in the office is a significant barrier to productivity. Employees are at their most productive state when they are healthy, happy, and pain free.
Early onset Alzheimer's disease symptoms, by definition, manifest in patients before age 65 and can occur as early as the thirties and forties.
It is imperative for hazmat teams to understand the requirements of NFPA 1994 and NFPA 1992. Doing this not only determines your safety during use, but also gives peace of mind while in the hot zone.
More than ever, preparedness is simply a cost of doing business. Now is a great time to focus on it: September is National Preparedness Month.
A new FSIS guidebook will help small plants cope with emergencies.
The calendar is full of big meetings from early September to mid-December, including VPPPA, NSC, A+A, the IFMA World Workplace 2011, and NFPA's Fire & Life Safety Conference.
The Lightstep technology to be installed in three Upper Iowa University buildings this winter is a life safety product that answers post-9/11 needs for safe, fast emergency evacuations, UIU’s president says.