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U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA will Hold a Virtual Meeting to Discuss Improvements on its Whistleblower Protection Program

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA will Hold a Virtual Meeting to Discuss Improvements on its Whistleblower Protection Program

OSHA has questions and comments about what it can do to improve its whistleblower service.

See You Next Year: ASSP to Host Safety 2022 in Chicago

See You Next Year: ASSP to Host Safety 2022 in Chicago

Safety 2022 will be in Chicago, Illinois next year from June 27 - 29, 2022.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021: Wrap Up

Safety 2021 might be over, but there is still much to see when it comes to OH&S’ live coverage of the event.



Back on the Road: OH&S Goes to Austin for ASSP Safety 2021

Episode 97

Back on the Road: OH&S Goes to Austin for ASSP Safety 2021

Curious what it was like at ASSP's Safety 2021 show in Austin, Texas last week? Editor Sydny Shepard gives an inside look at the conference as well as the planning that went into the event in the face of COVID-19.

White House, OSHA Look to Enhance Measures for Extreme Heat

White House, OSHA Look to Enhance Measures for Extreme Heat

As part of an interagency effort to protect workers, the Biden-Harris administration enables OSHA to begin rulemaking process for a federal standard.

Combustible Dust and PPE — 2 NFPA Standards to Know to Improve Safety Culture

Episode 96

Combustible Dust and PPE — 2 NFPA Standards to Know to Improve Safety Culture

OH&S editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Westex: A Milliken Brand’s Scott Francis to talk all about combustible dust. Listen in to find out why combustible dust is so hazardous and what NFPA standards apply.

Local Health Departments Plan for a Potential COVID-19 Booster Shot Amid Confusion

Local Health Departments Plan for a Potential COVID-19 Booster Shot Amid Confusion

More than 1.9 million people have already received an additional dose since mid-August.

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers and Workers to Keep an Eye out for Hazards following Hurricane Nicholas

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers and Workers to Keep an Eye out for Hazards following Hurricane Nicholas

Unsafe work conditions due to a southern hurricane call for extra safety precautions.

Setting the Example: ASSP’s Road to Safety 2021

Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with ASSP to talk about the long journey to planning for ASSP Safety 2021.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021 Day 2

Companies were back at it Tuesday, showing their products for day two. None of the vendors held back on demonstrations and engaging with others who came to their booths to glance or learn more.

Communication: the Key to Unlocking Safety

Communication is more complex than just talking to one another, especially when it comes to staying safe.

Repeat Exposure Hazard Violations by a Stone Manufacturer Leads to Citations by the U.S. Department of Labor

Repeat Exposure Hazard Violations by a Stone Manufacturer Leads to Citations by the U.S. Department of Labor

Sims Lohman is cited for repeatedly exposing workers to machine hazards, facing more than $200K in fines.

Well-Being: What Does It Have to Do With Safety?

Panelists explains how well-being and safety collide in a Plenary Session at Safety 2021 in Austin, Texas.

Safety Training Across the Generational Divide

Episode 95

Safety Training Across the Generational Divide

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard breaks down the three most dominant generations in the workforce and how their motivations and learning styles can impact a company's training approach.

Live From ASSP Safety 2021 Day 1

The first day of ASSP Safety 2021 went off without a hitch.

Rounding Up Safety Professionals for ASSP’s Safety 2021

The American Society of Safety Professional’s kicked off their first in person conference and exposition since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic on Sept. 13 in Austin, Texas.

First Impressions: ASSP Safety 2021 Experience

After working for OH&S magazine for about six months, I’ve learned a lot about the safety and health industry through researching, reading, writing and editing. Now, I got to have my first hands-on experience at the ASSP Safety 2021 conference in Austin, Texas

Creating a Culture of Speaking Up

Safety is all about the unwritten rules of the workplace. What are yours?

U.S. Department of Labor Awards Millions of Dollars Dedicated to Worker Safety and Health Training

U.S. Department of Labor Awards Millions of Dollars Dedicated to Worker Safety and Health Training

Agrisafe Network grants focus on stopping the spread of coronavirus in Iowa.

The NSC Preliminary Estimates More Vehicles Return to the Roads Leading to Crashes and Accidents Resulting in Deaths

The NSC Preliminary Estimates More Vehicles Return to the Roads Leading to Crashes and Accidents Resulting in Deaths

The first half of 2021 is looking similar to the previous deadly year on the roads.

Data shows some Workers Across the United States are not Aware of Paid Sick Leave Protections Due to Coronavirus

Data shows some Workers Across the United States are not Aware of Paid Sick Leave Protections Due to Coronavirus

Families First Coronavirus Response Act was created to provide federally funded paid sick leave for those sick with COVID-19.

U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Manufacturing Company Exposing Workers to Amputation and other Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Manufacturing Company Exposing Workers to Amputation and other Hazards

Republic Steel in Canton was placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

Safety Plans to Endure Extreme Weather Events

Episode 94

Safety Plans to Endure Extreme Weather Events

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard walks through some extreme weather events and what safety professional can do to ensure they are prepared.

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers to Stay Safe and be Aware of Hazards after Hurricane Ida

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers to Stay Safe and be Aware of Hazards after Hurricane Ida

OSHA is responsible for the safety and health of its employees in all circumstances.

The CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources forPeople with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A toolkit was created for guidance on how to handle and ease fear for those who are disabled and their caregivers.

Railway Company Ordered to Reinstate Employees after Investigations find Whistleblower Retaliatory Actions

Railway Company Ordered to Reinstate Employees after Investigations find Whistleblower Retaliatory Actions

CSX Transportation Inc. illegally fired two of its workers after they reported unsafe conditions.

VPPPA Rolls Out Safety+ 2021 with Sessions from OSHA Representatives

Representatives of OSHA were onsite in Nashville to speak to those who attended the VPPPPA Safety+ 2021 Symposium this week.