Starting Oct. 28 in the morning, DOT and NYPD street teams will engage in a citywide "day of awareness," distributing more than 1 million palm cards to educate drivers and other New Yorkers at high-priority Vision Zero target areas across all five boroughs. The cards underscore a pre-enforcement message about speeding, failure to yield, and the dangers posed by increasing darkness in the fall; they remind drivers that with less sunlight, they will have less time to react to the unexpected.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans issued an order Oct. 25 granting that amount in fees for what he described as one of the most complicated multidistrict litigation cases ever brought to trial.
The electrician died on his first day of work.
The new smartphone app is designed to provide essential resources and information to doctors interested in utilizing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) therapies to treat patients with a prescription opioid abuse disorder.
The five-year agreement will continue to educate workers about their rights.
CACO Manufacturing was cited after machinery crushed and killed a worker on May 6, 2016.
The DOT agency is tracking its progress month by month. Last month, for example, NHTSA published an interim final rule updating compliance criteria for repeat intoxicated driver laws to reflect section 1414 of the act.
The victims were killed at Dreamworld Theme Park, Australia's largest park.
From 2011 through September 2016, NTSB investigated 76 general aviation accidents in Alaska involving loss of control in flight that resulted in 31 fatalities and 38 injuries.
The newly awarded projects address a variety of topics, including crane rigging and signaling; silica safety; masonry; confined space entry; ergonomics; tree trimming and chain saw safety; workplace violence prevention; emergency action plans; hazard communication; lockout/tagout; machine guarding; noise exposure; electrical hazard awareness; PPE; aerial lift rescue; emergency evacuation; safety and health management systems; Hazard Communication; youth safety; and powered industrial trucks.
A meeting has been scheduled for Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Washington, D.C.
"Canadians are asking for and have a growing need for accurate concussion information across the country. This is very important work, and we look forward to continuing to work with the government on raising awareness of concussion treatment," said Pamela Fuselli, interim CEO of Parachute, an injury prevention charity.
The paper product manufacturer was previously cited in 2015 for the same violation
"Human error continues to be the leading cause of the more than 30,000 traffic deaths every year. It is past time for mass use of these life-saving technologies in order to reach zero crashes," said NTSB Board Member Earl Weener, who will lead the Oct. 27 discussion with NSC President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman.
The campaign is put on by EU-OSHA.
More than $23 million will be awarded over the next four years. The grants have been award through the Orphan Products Clinical Trials Grants Program.
The updated plan lists three strategic goals that include objectives and performance metrics to measure progress.
"This is a landmark day for the entire country, as California has now set the bar with the strongest workplace violence regulation in the nation," said Bonnie Castillo, RN, director of health and safety for CNA/NNU. "Today is a huge victory."
The grants are targeted at older adults that are unemployed or low-income.
The section on incentives reports that institute participants continue to experiment and test the incentive structures to find out what works best for their employees.
The 2017 National Safety Congress & Expo will take place Sept. 23-29 in downtown Indianapolis.
The final day of the expo focused on the products.
The National Safety Council presented the 2016 Robert W. Campbell Award to USG Corporation at this year's annual conference.
New advances in gas detection equipment take real-world scenarios to heart and ensure everyone working around confined spaces will know where and why instruments are alarming.
We'll know a lot more about the 2017 legislative and regulatory outlook on Nov. 9, 2016, once the presidential election is decided.
Charlie Morecraft and Scott Geller urged their audience to actively care for co-workers and take safety responsibility personally. The afternoon keynote's speakers warned that workplace violence can happen anywhere, so be prepared.
Fall protection was at the top of the list.
Lots of awards are handed out during the biggest U.S. safety show of the year.
Day 2 featured more quality demos and packed educational sessions.
HHS says the final rule allows the program to better support physicians and hospitals – the vast majority of whom use certified electronic health records – and the fast pace of innovation in health IT.