Mining engineers can use the DRIFT program to develop conceptual blast designs and produce potential damage calculations.
Inspectors found that Missouri Cooperage Company continued to commit the same violation it was cited for in 2018.
The introduction of robots in the workplace has brought safety in certain situations, but potential hazards have also started to emerge. The documentation of these hazards will hopefully aid workers in avoiding future injuries.
Some of the proposals include new worker rights to request accommodations from employers and know sick leave policies in advance.
An AI tool might be the new way to identify cancer types and genetic changes in lung tumors, according to a recent study by researchers at NYU School of Medicine. The tool can use just a photograph to identify serious diseases.
In 2017, one worker was killed and six others injured after a van with a blown tire and a missing seatbelt overturned. Healthy Harvesting Inc. and Fernando Pineda Garcia now are being required to pay $79,153 in civil penalties.
Previous research showed that even when miners were exposed to fewer harmful diesel particles, they still developed lung issues.
NIOSH staff evaluated the effects of secondhand cannabis smoke in police officers who were on patrol as security for campus concert events at a university football stadium.
After an employee suffered a fractured hand at the facility, OSHA investigators discovered a series of issues at U.S. Nonwoven Corp.
OSHA has entered into a partnership with an Atlanta, Ga. contractor to promote workplace safety during construction project.
Fuyao Glass America has been cited for nine repeated and 13 serious violations. The company has been inspected by OSHA 12 times in the past four years.
July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, here are some tips to staying cool.
The alerts come as parts of the U.S. experience major flooding and record hot temperatures
Research funded by IOSH and Glasglow Caledonian University has found the use of a hazard-identifying tool could educate architects on typical design-related hazards.
After a worker was caught in an outdoor bark conveyor belt and suffered fatal injuries, OSHA cited Pukall Lumber Company Inc. for two willful violations and 13 serious violations. The company is now in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
The corporation issued the recall and stop use before any serious incidents took place due to the faulty equipment.
As temperatures in across the Central Valley in California are expected to reach triple digits in the next few weeks, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers that shade must be made available to workers at all times.
e-cigarettes are the most popular tobacco product among teens, but the FDA’s educational campaign aims to change that.
Construction for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is right on schedule, but with a labor shortage in Japan and a rushed schedule, workers’ safety is being compromised.
Scot Christopher Rule LLC was inspected in February after not providing proof of abatement related to a 2017 investigation.
In 2017, a Minteq UK Ltd employee was struck and killed by a forklift truck while walking in the designated pedestrian area of the site’s roadway. This designated area was in the middle of the roadway and was unprotected.
France-based company Transdev is facing nearly $200,000 in penalties for exposing employees to safety and health hazards.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed to cover acupuncture for patients with chronic low back pain rather than prescription opioids.
According to OSHA, “the week-long event encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety.”
The legislation would increase the number of “downwind” states and the maximum amount individuals can receive to $150,000.
Employers must quickly adopt the new requirements in early August.
R.V. Wagner Inc. is facing $212,158 in penalties for failing to use trench protection techniques, failing to provide a safe exit and other serious violations.
Indiana OSHA will investigate an incident that occurred last week in which a worker was injured while working on a piece of machinery. As of Friday, he was in critical condition.
In May, an Iowa worker fell 1,000 feet from a television antenna tower and died. Further investigation showed he was not wearing available fall protection equipment. The employer now faces two serious violations, including inadequate strength in a protection attachment.