Virtually all portions and requirements of OSHA's Crystalline Silica Standards are now in effect and enforceable, so immediate compliance is imperative.
One of the highlights is a June 12 panel discussion on how increased use and legalization of marijuana affect companies' efforts to maintain drug-free workplaces.
Having a highly engaged workforce should be the goal of every department in a company. Engaged employees are simply far more likely to work harder, smarter, and safer.
Workers in a wide variety of industries depend on vision protection that complies with ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2015, American National Standard for Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices.
It is not the adoption of leading indicators or the collection of leading indicators that leads to improvement, it is the actions taken with the information that determine success.
HVLS fans, fabric diffusers, and curtain walls provide temperature control solutions.
Choices in hand protection have grown significantly during the past 30 years.
Of all the service agents involved in the testing process, the MRO bears the most significant responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the testing process.
For both predictive and prescriptive maintenance plans in industrial and manufacturing environments, IIoT technology is an important advancement.
In a world with more AEDs, setting up and running a thoughtfully designed, well-prepared, and high-performance AED program is a very attainable goal.
The U.S. Department of Labor and the National Institute on Drug Abuse have found that employees who suffer from drug or alcohol dependency are nearly three times more likely to either cause or personally experience an injury-related absence from work.
Tracking OSHA's shifting position regarding safety incentive programs.
The key ingredient when working at heights is to not start work until it is safe to do so and create a workplace where your employees feel free to speak up if they feel the right controls are not in place.
After it has been determined what waste water reuse options are physically possible and affordable, the viability determination isn't over until the regulatory, environmental, and social impacts have been determined.
Everything wears out eventually. Our work can help determine when that "eventually" might be—the operational life expectancy.
Understanding how energy works helps leaders move to higher levels of performance.
The regulatory landscape has been very slow to change, my older and wiser self now realizes. Still, I hope that during the past 23 years, we've largely accomplished the spirit of what I promised at the outset.
New equipment, products, or chemicals might make the PPE that was perfect last year less than ideal for what you're doing now. It's also worth asking if any new OSHA rules affect the PPE you choose.
People seem to have this yearning to find a gas detector that doesn't need to be bump tested or calibrated (but can magically be ready at any moment to provide the proper detection with 100 percent accuracy).
WHO reports that poisonous snakebites affect from 1.8 million to 2.7 million people each year, killing as many as 138,000 people and causing 400,000 cases of permanent disability annually.
The agency is hosting a public hearing on May 31 to obtain scientific data and information about the safety, manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale of products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol.
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries recently issued one of its largest fines ever, $503,200, to the company after finding blocked emergency exit routes, unsafe ladder use, improper stacking of merchandise, and other safety hazards at a Vancouver, Wash., store.
"While these tragic accidents are still under investigation, and no findings or causes have been determined, each crash underscores the urgency of improving the safety of charter flights by implementing existing NTSB safety recommendations," said Robert L. Sumwalt, NTSB's chairman.
Collectively, the four companies received 12 citations, with proposed penalties totaling $220,114.
The National Security Multi-Mission Vessel, a new class of training ship, will be available to support federal government efforts in response to national and international disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes.
CDC researchers reported Tuesday that new cases of diagnosed diabetes in the U.S. decreased by 35 percent since a peak in 2009. The CDC said this is the first sign that efforts to stop the U.S. diabetes epidemic are working.
The World Health Organization has officially classified workplace burnout as an occupational phenomenon.
The National Roadway Safety Awards program is a biennial competition sponsored by the FHWA and the foundation to recognize roadway safety achievements that move the United States toward zero deaths and serious injuries on the nation's roads.
In addition to paying $22 million in civil penalties, Morris & Dickson agreed to upgrade its compliance program by investing millions of dollars to hire additional staff and implement new protocols and standards to ensure compliance with federal regulations requiring them to report suspicious orders of controlled substances.
Flavored purified alcoholic beverages are a new and growing class of beverages in Canada that pose an increasing public health risk, especially to younger Canadians, Health Canada reports.