In May of 2016, the final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” was issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to revise its recording and reporting requirements. This ruling, which became effective on January 1, 2017, requires more than 460,000 employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA the injury and illness information that they are already required to keep under existing regulations.
The Boeing Company, PotashCorp and Deputy Chief Lou Jogmen were all recognized.
The Coast Guard has developed an infographic with relevant information.
NHTSA's TireWise website is a one-stop shop for tire information. It covers buying tires, maintaining them, how age can affect their safety, and the information contained on their labels.
The incident killed four people and left another in critical condition.
Some work may continue behind permanent concrete barriers or for emergency repairs, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced May 25.
One of the reports involves a 2016 Hudson River tugboat sinking.
They can quickly retrieve important information about chemicals' health effects while in the field, explains Naomi Hudson, DrPH, MPH, a health scientist in NIOSH's Education and Information Division.
A 28-year-old worker was fitting solar panels on a roof at the farm on May 19, 2015, when he fell more than 10 feet through a skylight and broke his back in three places.
Ten new crash methods were developed, and the NIOSH release coincides with National Emergency Medical Services Week.
Scott A. Angelle was most recently the vice chairman of the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
It's an important event for the company, which expects to close on its proposed merger with Dow Chemical later this year. A stockholder proposal this year asked shareholders to require the board to report by next year's meeting on steps DuPont has taken to reduce the risk of accidents.
"The use of HEPA, as well as activated carbon filters does not solve the problem of air pollutants formed during 3D printing and there is the need for a new filtration system," the authors wrote. "Photocatalytic filters are one of possible solutions."
The budget requests funding that will help workers develop skills to meet the 21st economy’s demand.
The money is part of the Brookwood-Sago grant program.
This year's meeting is the final one with Dr. Margaret Chan as director-general of WHO. She told the delegates that countries should work to improve their collection of health data and should make health strategies more accountable.
Republic Steel faces $279,578 in fines.
The final rule will now take effect on Oct. 2, 2017.
It is "the most protective regulation in the nation for the safety and health of refinery workers and surrounding communities," said Christine Baker, director of the state's Department of Industrial Relations, parent agency of Cal/OSHA.
Fay Feeney, CSP, ARM, and C. Gary Lopez, CSP, are the 2017 recipients of the society's highest honor.
Each organization will give the other access to its online training portals – the INTERPOL Global Learning Centre and the OSCE Policing Online Information System.
On average, 700 people die in boating-related accidents annually in the United States, and eight of every 10 victims weren't wearing a life jacket.
This week's theme is "Investing in Technology for Safety, Energy & Water Efficiency."
Thirty hours and 40 minutes following the launch of the Apollo 13 mission to the moon, a loud bang was heard. The rupturing of an oxygen tank would drive NASA to abort the moon landing and redirect all of its resources to bring the astronauts home safely. Although NASA had planned for many potential hazards, the general prognosis of an in- flight issue such as this was not positive. Yet, as each and every issue came up, the teams of engineers, flight controllers, and astronauts worked to ensure that they could return home safely.
Don't make a bad safety mistake this summer, the association advises.
Acosta discussed the importance of investing in women.
In 2015, the city received a $500,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration to support a full-scale simulation exercise of the city assisted evacuation plan, with special emphasis on vulnerable and special needs populations.
The bill making use of a mobile phone while driving a primary offense exempts a driver who is using a personal electronic device to contact emergency services and also someone operating an authorized emergency vehicle.
The CDC is recommending retesting for children, pregnant women and nursing mothers
The council estimates more than 400 people may be killed in car crashes over the holiday weekend.