OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels has been persistent in trying to tackle big issues. The proposed rule to strengthen the eight-hour reporting requirement after work-related fatalities or hospitalizations is a perfect example.
Seeing modern tower cranes at work and scaffolding surrounding the soaring spires of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi's magnificent basilica, is a reminder of safety's worldwide importance and progress.
The International Space Station -- the world's biggest orbiting workplace and a designated national laboratory -- has continued U.S. funding through 2020, at least. With space shuttles being retired, will the public lose interest entirely?
Real knowledge and understanding do not come from raw data alone. Careful and skillful interpretation of data lead to real understanding.
From simulating space junk to mapping the spread of pandemic influenza, the world-class supercomputers owned by the three laboratories of the National Nuclear Security Administration have helped to solve a surprising list of non-defense challenges.
Visual work instructions reduce comprehension time and errors, raising quality and efficiency.
In the event of a flood, have the right pump on hand to handle what could be in the water.
Construction falls and trench collapses might occur at any time during the year, but they typically peak during the summer.
Passive aggressive behavior is by far the most common form of hostility in the workplace. It is a far more subtle form of anger.
Finding and fixing is the measurable heart of safety culture improvement.
Traffic reports, CPR guidance, chemical safety data sheets, an OSHA general industry standards guide, and many more resources are a touch away.
Experts wonder whether the next generation of American workers will be healthy enough for the long haul. The latest diabetes estimates from CDC and new dietary guidelines from HHS and USDA are warning signs.
This year's conference season includes many exciting stops, starting with AAOHN's national conference in Atlanta. The National Safety Congress opens in Philadelphia just in time for Halloween.
It doesn't matter what the emergency response team or individual is called. The assigned function defines the intent, and the appropriate rules apply.
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., has already changed the House Education and Labor Committee's name and its website. He brings a much different agenda than during the 111th Congress.
You can leverage MSDS data and tools to create greener, safer products and workplaces.
How can you achieve good safety leadership?
Let's talk about what you can do to change your behavior so you can be injury free at home, work, and anywhere in 2011.
Fortunately, knowing what surfaces provide the greatest risk for disease transmission at work allows us to put a proactive plan in place to implement effective cleaning practices.
Shift the focus from avoiding negative outcomes to achieving positive results.