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.
SigmaPro Engineering and Manufacturing, LLC is one of many small businesses using OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program.
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.
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.
Distracted driving is risky business for employers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With flu season right around the corner, experts are encouraging everyone—starting at 6 months of age—needs the newly improved vaccine.
Last week, OSHA cited Howard Industries Inc. in Mississippi for exposing employees to struck-by and fall hazards after a fatality at the facility.
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 knows many factors impact workplace safety. Starting today, OSHA will put into effect its new weighting system for workplace safety and health inspections.
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.
A thorough hazard evaluation will help determine what each worksite needs.
It’s no surprise that safety leaders have to deal with many issues simultaneously.
Incorporating incidental spill response techniques into hazard communication training helps to keep employees safe during response.
How to evaluate and improve program effectiveness.
The importance of implementing loss prevention and mitigation techniques that are specifically written for the chemical processing industry.
Is a business’ safety culture a success if it simply follows the letter of the law and avoids government fines?
A well-designed electrical safety PPE program can help mitigate injuries in the event of an arc flash.
Understanding 1926.1153 Respirable Crystalline Silica for Construction.
For facility operations managers, starting a 5S lean manufacturing program can reduce waste and optimize productivity through better workplace organization.
There are additional steps companies can take to mitigate arc flash hazards and remove workers from harm’s way
Taking a look at winter hazards and five important safety tips to help mitigate them.
How to ensure your employees don’t become statistics.
With flu season around the corner, research suggests washing hands with running water is the best defense.
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?
Here’s how to keep your workforce humming during peak holiday seasons.
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.