The conference is set for June 9-12, 2019. ASSP already has issued its call for presenters, and proposals are due by July 18.
Like 18 people previously cited, the seven cited June 6 allegedly bypassed established checkpoints or were found in areas closed because of the Kilauea volcano's continuing eruption.
During a Safety 2018 session on June 5, Annmarie Feeley Jones, CSP, of Chubb advised using photos to communicate body mechanics and proper use of tools to the workers.
A June 4 afternoon session at Safety 2018, "The Fatal Flaws in Your Active Shooter Protocol," addressed how employers and employees should prepare for active shooters from a workplace violence perspective.
The MEITNER projects will leverage design, new manufacturing processes, and technologies to lower costs and increase the competitiveness of nuclear power; these funded projects will support advanced reactor designs that achieve lower construction cost and autonomous operations while improving safety.
"The 1st Circuit's order requires Lessard to ensure that all workers at his work sites, whether his employees, employees of his subcontractors, or actual or putative independent contractors, are operating safely, after a long history of his failing to provide adequate protective measures," said Michael Felsen, Regional Solicitor of Labor in Boston.
Members of a high-powered plenary session panel at Safety 2018 generally agreed about the strategies for solving this serious problem.
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The winner from Ingalls Shipbuilding developed a real-time safety training simulator to quickly improve trainees' hazard control skills.
The American Society of Safety Professionals' Government Affairs Committee has narrowed its focus and outputs, as leaders of the committee explained during a June 4 session at Safety 2018 that indicated the continuing lack of a confirmed new leader for OSHA is preventing needed action by the agency.
Orleans Parish residents were able to bring paint, pesticides, antifreeze, garden chemicals, flammable liquids, muriatic acid, small mercury devices, aerosols, pool shock, household cleaners, motor oil, automobile batteries, and motorcycle batteries for disposal or recycling.
Thirty-five states and tribal organizations nationwide are eligible to apply. SAMHSA says the desired outcomes of the grant program are to increase the number of people receiving medication-assisted treatment for their opioid use disorder and a decrease in heroin use and prescription opioid misuse.
Speaker Adele Abrams, J.D., CMSP, emphasizes that the overlaps between OSHA, ADA, and accommodating employee use of medical marijuana or prescribed opioids are difficult to navigate.
The American Society of Safety Professionals' Hispanic Outreach Working Group was formed earlier this year both to improve safety and health for Hispanic workers and to bring more Hispanic safety professionals into the field.
The first two days of Safety 2018 have seen an action-packed show floor! Here’s what not to miss on Day 3!
The annual conference in 300-year-old San Antonio is the coming out party for the newly christened American Society of Safety Professionals.
Choose hand protection solutions via form, function, and fit.
Cultures of today are a result of practices of the past.
"These actions provide the American people with transparency and an opportunity to comment on how EPA plans to evaluate the ten chemicals undergoing risk evaluation, select studies, and use the best available science to ensure chemicals in the marketplace are safe," EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said. "At the same time, we are moving forward to take important, unprecedented action on asbestos."
Although CTS is a strong driver of workers' compensation costs, lost wages, lost productivity, and disability, there is still a limited understanding of its frequency and causes in working populations.
When outfitted with the proper lens tint, workers benefit from reduced eye strain, enhanced visual perception, and increased safety and productivity.
These systems are used for security purposes, but they are also used for much more, including operations, maintenance, and safety.
The next time you are around any hazard, remember to focus on the presence of the hazard and not allow your mind to get lost in unrelated compulsive thought.
All buildings and systems require resources of time, funds, equipment, and effort.
Different footwear materials have different pros and cons for workers in this industry.
The society's website is now www.assp.org and features a complete redesign that showcases ASSP's strategic priorities of education, advocacy, standards, and member communities. Members voted last year to switch to ASSP.
We humans are great at connecting dots when information is missing. The downfall of that is it leads to inaccurate assumptions, which lead to consequential actions, which lead us toward unplanned and often unwanted results.
The standard is specifically designed for industrial gloves and the special protection they offer to workers.
More air bags are scheduled to be recalled by December 2019, bringing the total number of affected airbags to around 65 million to 70 million.
And make sure you don't fall victim to the rest of summer's leading hazards.