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Hearing Protection Devices and Solutions

Hearing Protection Devices and Solutions

Millions of workers are exposed to hearing hazards every year, and even though OSHA regulations and NIOSH recommendations in the U.S. specify hearing protection, occupational hearing loss is still the number one reported worker illness in manufacturin

OSHA and Pennsylvania Alliance for Workplace Safety

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor, and OSHA formed an alliance to promote safety information and training to workplaces.

As the Vape-Related Death Toll Rises, the CDC Shouts Bigger Warnings

As the Vape-Related Death Toll Rises, the CDC Shouts Bigger Warnings

After three deaths and hundreds of possible cases of lung disease related to vaping, the CDC and smokers are warning others not to use e-cigarette devices.



Federal Court Reprimands Two Companies for Unlawful Drug Distribution

Federal Court Reprimands Two Companies for Unlawful Drug Distribution

Two Tennessee companies were found to have distributed and prescribed unapproved new drugs, adulterated and misbranded supplements, and an adulterated and misbranded device.

September Marks OSHA's Disaster Preparedness Month

OSHA’s website gives readers valuable information on how to prepare for multiple natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, and floods.

Day Two at NSC: Busy, Busy, Busy

Day two on the Expo floor was another full one! We are learning our way around this massive convention center, full of thousands of booths and people. The chaos, though, has been more than worth it.

This Really Is My First (NSC) Rodeo

Yep, you heard right. I recently joined the OH&S team as Associate Content Editor, and that means that this year's NSC show in San Diego is indeed my very first one... ever.

NSC & OSHA Announce FY 2019 Most Cited Violations

Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) tops this year's list for the ninth consecutive year. Meanwhile, Eye and Face Protection (1926.102), a newcomer to last year's list, remains in the No. 10 spot

Booth Hop, Sleep, Repeat: Day One on the NSC Expo Floor

While our feet may be tired, this is just the beginning. Here’s a recap of the sponsors that partnered with OH&S and how our first day went.

Learning About Safety Culture: NSC Day 1

Day one at the NSC Congress & Expo was full of booths, products, and info sessions for safety industry professionals. I was able to dip away from the show floor to listen to an interesting info session on cultural hazards and company leadership.

Minimizing Motor Vehicle Crashes: How Telematics is the New Driver Safety Measure

Minimizing Motor Vehicle Crashes: How Telematics is the New Driver Safety Measure

With operator error contributing to nearly all motor vehicle crashes, employers are looking for new ways to incentivize good driving and track dangerous driving. With telematics, this is becoming much easier.

National Safety Council Recognizes Safety Award Winners

Since 1942, individuals honored for exceptional dedication to safety and health

A Move Toward Safer Craft Brewing: Alliance Made Between OSHA Massachusetts Area Offices, the Massachusetts DLS Standards/OSHA Consultation, and Mass Brewers Guild

The state of Massachusetts just witnessed a three-way Alliance between safety industry agencies and the state’s craft brewing industry. This collaborative relationship aims to foster safety and health practices and programs for workers.

Getting a Grip on Hand-Impact Injuries

Getting a Grip on Hand-Impact Injuries

It’s time for action on hand-impact injuries. Employers and workers alike need to use their heads and start protecting their hands.

What Does the New Leadership at DOL Mean for OSHA and MSHA?

With the departure of Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, the Department of Labor (DOL) immediately got an acting chief who is expected to more closely align with the White House.

Identifying Cultural Hazards at Safety+

Safety isn't necessarily a common core value within companies, but with a little expectation management and communication, it could be.

This Week is Respiratory Protection Week: Celebrating 100 Years of Respiratory Health

This Week is Respiratory Protection Week: Celebrating 100 Years of Respiratory Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) celebrates one hundred years of respirator protection and certification with the first annual Respiratory Protection Week.

The Divergence of Mechanical and Electrical Lockout—A Best Practice Approach

The Divergence of Mechanical and Electrical Lockout—A Best Practice Approach

There is an important relationship that exists between lockout and electrical safety.

NSC 2019 Here in One Week: OH&S Sponsor Spotlight

Just one week from now, OH&S will join other industry professionals in San Diego at the 2019 NSC Congress and Expo! Meet the OH&S sponsors for the show.

Ambulance Workers Are More Likely to Get Injured—and Assaulted—on the Job

Ambulance Workers Are More Likely to Get Injured—and Assaulted—on the Job

A recent study reports that emergency response workers are much more likely to suffer injury and assault on the job. These injuries and assault are also likely largely underreported, researchers suspect.

Preparing for NSC 2019 Congress & Expo

The National Safety Council is expecting more than 15,000 safety professionals to attend the annual Congress & Expo this month.

Headed to San Diego

I am eager to fully submerse myself in the safety industry by making new connections

Working Towards ISO 45001 Certification and Beyond

Working Towards ISO 45001 Certification and Beyond

The adoption of ISO 45001 can significantly improve your safety management system.

Take a Walk Through the New Footwear Safety Standards

Take a Walk Through the New Footwear Safety Standards

A guide to updated ASTM safety requirements for footwear.

Is Your Organization Ready to Build a Culture of Safety?

Is Your Organization Ready to Build a Culture of Safety?

Six steps to turning your safety program into a safety culture.

Three Benefits of Using AR/FR Base Layers for Arc Flash Protection

Three Benefits of Using AR/FR Base Layers for Arc Flash Protection

Appropriate base layers for electrical workers are a useful element in an AR/FR garment system.

Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility

Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility

Safely managing hazardous materials isn’t just a series of tasks for the crew at the receiving dock to complete.

Defending Against Dry Eye Syndrome

Defending Against Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome is very common, impacting more than 3 million people per year.