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Diesel Emissions Aren’t Just Harming the Environment: Professional Drivers in Congested Cities are Most Affected

Diesel Emissions Aren’t Just Harming the Environment: Professional Drivers in Congested Cities are Most Affected

Until recently, not much research had been done on the professional drivers’ occupational health—especially those working in cities with high levels of traffic. One recent study shows taxi drivers in particular experience high exposure levels to black carbon.

OSHA Names Small Texas company as SHARP Participant

SigmaPro Engineering and Manufacturing, LLC is one of many small businesses using OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program.

OSHA Makes Alliance with NWRA and SWANA for a Better Solid Waste Industry

OSHA Makes Alliance with NWRA and SWANA for a Better Solid Waste Industry

As of September 27, OSHA signed an alliance with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). The goal? To better protect workers in the waste industry.



ASSP Announces New Live Virtual Classroom Model

Now, ASSP classes will welcome virtual participants through two-way video projection, making it easier for students in their home and office to get a safety education.

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Distracted driving is risky business for employers.

How the NIOSH Drug Toolkit is Helping First Responders

Because first responder personnel are often the first to interact with someone who has overdosed, they are in serious need of illicit drug training. NIOSH’s recent drug toolkit is helping these first responders get the training they need.

22 Injured in Military Parachute Training

At least 22 soldiers were hurt as hundreds parachuted onto a Mississippi military base during a training exercise. Army spokesperson says some of the paratroopers were blown off course from their landing zone into a group of pine trees.

One Billion Dollars Goes to Infrastructure Grants for 354 U.S. Airports

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced a billion-dollar plan to improve airport safety, travel, and economies around the country. This is the fifth allotment of the multi-billion-dollar FAA AIP airport funding project.

Optimizing Safety For Older Workers

Optimizing Safety For Older Workers

An older workforce is beneficial to employers as they’re more experienced and knowledgeable. However, it’s also important that organizations understand the needs of aging workers in order to ensure their safety and boost productivity.

The 2019 Flu Vaccine: Updated and Important for All

The 2019 Flu Vaccine: Updated and Important for All

With flu season right around the corner, experts are encouraging everyone—starting at 6 months of age—needs the newly improved vaccine.

Mississippi Manufacturer Cited After Fatal Accident

Last week, OSHA cited Howard Industries Inc. in Mississippi for exposing employees to struck-by and fall hazards after a fatality at the facility.

Tests Show Bootleg Vapes Are Riddled with Toxins

Tests Show Bootleg Vapes Are Riddled with Toxins

With the increase in vape-related illnesses and deaths, scientists have been on a hunt to figure out what is causing people to fall ill. Tests are showing that a number of troublesome substances are in bootlegged vapes.

OSHA Implements New Weighting System for Workplace Inspections

OSHA knows many factors impact workplace safety. Starting today, OSHA will put into effect its new weighting system for workplace safety and health inspections.

Best of Both Worlds: A New Hybrid Gas Monitoring System is Making Strides

Best of Both Worlds A New Hybrid Gas Monitoring System is Making Strides

New gas detection solution combines wireless and fixed elements, allowing technicians to work from the safety of ground level to maintain gas detectors and create compliance reports on the fly.

Be Prepared for Emergencies

A thorough hazard evaluation will help determine what each worksite needs.

Safety Leadership: How One Achieves Two Results

It’s no surprise that safety leaders have to deal with many issues simultaneously.

Discussing Basic Spill Response Techniques During HazCom Training

Discussing Basic Spill Response Techniques During HazCom Training

Incorporating incidental spill response techniques into hazard communication training helps to keep employees safe during response.

Putting Chemical Safety Training to the Test

Putting Chemical Safety Training to the Test

How to evaluate and improve program effectiveness.

Chemical Process Safety and Fire Protection

Chemical Process Safety and Fire Protection

The importance of implementing loss prevention and mitigation techniques that are specifically written for the chemical processing industry.

Setting a Higher Standard: The Limitations of Regulatory Limits

Setting a Higher Standard: The Limitations of Regulatory Limits

Is a business’ safety culture a success if it simply follows the letter of the law and avoids government fines?

Five Important Things to Know About Arc Flash PPE Programs

Five Important Things to Know About Arc Flash PPE Programs

A well-designed electrical safety PPE program can help mitigate injuries in the event of an arc flash.

The Worker Exposure Plan

The Worker Exposure Plan

Understanding 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica for Construction.

Optimizing 5S with Durable Labels

Optimizing 5S with Durable Labels

For facility operations managers, starting a 5S lean manufacturing program can reduce waste and optimize productivity through better workplace organization.

Protecting Against Arc Flash with "Safety by Design"

There are additional steps companies can take to mitigate arc flash hazards and remove workers from harm’s way

Preparing for Old Man Winter’s Arrival

Preparing for Old Man Winter's Arrival

Taking a look at winter hazards and five important safety tips to help mitigate them.

Staying Safe in the Trenches

Staying Safe in the Trenches

How to ensure your employees don’t become statistics.

Studies Show Hand Washing May Be More Effective Than Sanitizer

With flu season around the corner, research suggests washing hands with running water is the best defense.

EHS ESSENTIALS: Key Components to a Full-Service Safety Program

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EHS ESSENTIALS: Key Components to a Full-Service Safety Program

Following the regulations and staying in compliance are important, but we know you want to go beyond minimum requirements to keep your employees safe. Some regulations have numerous training and employee information requirements, while others have none. Are you covering everything? And what does it take to go above what’s required?

‘Tis the Season… for Workplace Injuries

‘Tis the Season… for Workplace Injuries

Here’s how to keep your workforce humming during peak holiday seasons.

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Digest After Four Disasters

Earlier this month, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) issued a new safety digest that highlights the importance of worker participation in chemical hazard training. Without engaged workers, serious catastrophes can occur.