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OSHA Urges Fireworks Safety this Fourth of July Weekend

OSHA Urges Fireworks Safety this Fourth of July Weekend

Independence Day is approaching and employers must keep an eye out for their employees working in the industry this holiday.

Toccoa Plastic Recycler Cited for Violating Safety Standards after Worker Sustains Fatal Injuries

Toccoa Plastic Recycler Cited for Violating Safety Standards after Worker Sustains Fatal Injuries

Scrap Masters Inc. faces fines and citations for exposing employees to workplace hazards.



The National Safety Council Encourages People to Stay Safe on the Roads this Independence Day Weekend

The National Safety Council Encourages People to Stay Safe on the Roads this Independence Day Weekend

Injuries and Fatalities are high; the NSC created a list to help keep safe.

The Post-Pandemic Reframing of Workplace Safety

Episode 81

The Post-Pandemic Reframing of Workplace Safety

Looking into the future, employers must reframe how they think about workplace safety, health and wellness. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard and Blackline Safety Chief Revenue Officer Sean Stinson discuss the issues on the forefront and how companies can mitigate them.

Unvaccinated Americans in Particular States are More at Risk to a New COVID-19 Variant

Unvaccinated Americans in Particular States are More at Risk to a New COVID-19 Variant

Some states are making great strides in vaccinations, while others are trailing behind.

The 2020 Impact on Worker Safety

Episode 80

The 2020 Impact on Worker Safety

While there seems to be a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, we may see the impact of the pandemic on worker safety for months, or years, to come. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard dives into the physical and mental effects of the pandemic on workers.

OSHA Considerations for Employers in Year Two of the COVID-19 Pandemic

OSHA Considerations for Employers in Year Two of the COVID-19 Pandemic

All employers should review and implement the all-industries guidance, and healthcare employers should take steps now to implement the ETS.

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Environmental Health Experts Provide Guidance to Prevention Against Mold

Ability for protection from mold-related and safety problems relies on knowledge of prevention and addressing sources of moisture.

Going the Distance: Requirements for Emergency Equipment

Episode 79

Going the Distance: Requirements for Emergency Equipment

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard talks with former Cal/OSHA Associate Safety Engineer Paul Andersen about the standards, regulations and rules associated with emergency eyewash and showers.

Managing Safety Performance

Managing Safety Performance

Introducing the four cornerstones.

New York Governor Signs Infectious Disease Worker Safety Bill

New York Governor Signs Infectious Disease Worker Safety Bill

A bill protecting against the spread of airborne diseases is aimed to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

More Than $21 Million Awarded in Grants Will Go Towards Safety Training

More Than $21 Million Awarded in Grants Will Go Towards Safety Training

The U.S. Department of Labor announces funding availabilities to OSHA.

Construction Technology is Shaping the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Construction Technology is Shaping the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Employers are encouraged to take a modern-day approach to make sure safety is put first.

An OH&S Impact Guide to The American Jobs Plan

An OH&S Impact Guide to The American Jobs Plan

If passed, even a portion of the projects outlined in President Biden’s plan has serious implications for worker occupational, health, safety, and well-being.

National Safety Month: Resources to Keep Workers Safe

Episode 78

National Safety Month: Resources to Keep Workers Safe

Tune in to hear all about NSC's 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, resources for hearing conservation programs and a study to show that masking did actually help protect workers from COVID-19.

OSHA Cites Company After a Deadly Fall on a Brooklyn Building Project

OSHA Cites Company After a Deadly Fall on a Brooklyn Building Project

The employee’s harness was not secured as required.

Americans are Shown to be Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World

Americans are Shown to be Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World

A new report finds the U.S. and Canada exceed the rest of the globe’s stress levels.

Enterprise AI for Industrial Companies Must Address Worker Alarm Fatigue-- A Third Generation of Technology is Doing Just That.

Enterprise AI for Industrial Companies Must Address Worker Alarm Fatigue-- A Third Generation of Technology is Doing Just That

If we want to really capture value with new technology, we’re going to have to devote more thought to the people in our organizations who can best harness and benefit most from that new tech.

OSHA Repeated Inspections Find Tortilla Factory Continuously Exposed Workers to Amputation Dangers

OSHA Repeated Inspections Find Tortilla Factory Continuously Exposed Workers to Amputation Dangers

El Milagro out of San Marcos, TX was cited for seven repeat, serious violations.

Recent Accident is a Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Nitrogen in the Workplace

Recent Accident is a Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Nitrogen in the Workplace

It is important to understand the dangers of nitrogen in the workplace and the safety measures that should be implemented to avoid injury.

OSHA Implements Program to Prevent Workers from Hearing Loss in Hazardous Noise Settings

OSHA Implements Program to Prevent Workers from Hearing Loss in Hazardous Noise Settings

More than half of workers don’t use PPE to protect their hearing.

Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers is in Effect

Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers is in Effect

Due to COVID-19, regulations and precautions continue to change in the workplace.

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs a New Set of COVID-19 Orders

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs a New Set of COVID-19 Orders

Cal/OSHA releases new proposed guidelines for fully vaccinated people after receiving backlash from the previous set of rules.

Rehydrate, Rest, Repeat: Summer Safety Reminders for Outdoor Workers

Rehydrate, Rest, Repeat: Summer Safety Reminders for Outdoor Workers

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of HRIs and preparing employees for warmer weather are critical to creating a sustainable, healthy workforce during warmer months.

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers

Episode 77

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers

OSHA has issued the long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard to protect against COVID-19. The ETS does not, however, cover all workers. Who does it cover? Listen to find out.

OSHA Issues an Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from COVID-19

OSHA Issues an Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from COVID-19

A new standard as well as new guidelines for industries are released as we inch closer to a safe potential ending.

Oregon OSHA will Repeal Some Parts of COVID-19 Rules in Most Settings

Oregon OSHA will Repeal Some Parts of COVID-19 Rules in Most Settings

If the 70 percent vaccination goal is met, COVID-19 rules in Oregon will be eased.