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
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor, and OSHA formed an alliance to promote safety information and training to workplaces.
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.
Two Tennessee companies were found to have distributed and prescribed unapproved new drugs, adulterated and misbranded supplements, and an adulterated and misbranded device.
OSHA’s website gives readers valuable information on how to prepare for multiple natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, and floods.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Since 1942, individuals honored for exceptional dedication to safety and health
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.
It’s time for action on hand-impact injuries. Employers and workers alike need to use their heads and start protecting their hands.
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.
Safety isn't necessarily a common core value within companies, but with a little expectation management and communication, it could be.
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.
There is an important relationship that exists between lockout and electrical safety.
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.
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.
The National Safety Council is expecting more than 15,000 safety professionals to attend the annual Congress & Expo this month.
I am eager to fully submerse myself in the safety industry by making new connections
The adoption of ISO 45001 can significantly improve your safety management system.
A guide to updated ASTM safety requirements for footwear.
Six steps to turning your safety program into a safety culture.
Appropriate base layers for electrical workers are a useful element in an AR/FR garment system.
Safely managing hazardous materials isn’t just a series of tasks for the crew at the receiving dock to complete.
Dry Eye Syndrome is very common, impacting more than 3 million people per year.