A new press release by the VPPPA has some exciting news for the awards and scholarship season.
OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with not one, but two, members of the ISEA Hand Protection Group — Jill Clements and Matt Block — to discuss reducing the risks of hand injuries. Sponsored by Glove Guard.
A recent report by the Bureau of Labor statistics reveals that companies are losing more and more employees to suicide—and they don’t really know what to do about it.
Audiology company, SHOEBOX, just launched its reviewer service: an international network of regionally licensed audiologists offering occupational hearing testing audiological reviews.
More and more seniors are staying in the the workforce, and this means companies need to understand how to best utilize and protect them.
Seventy-five percent of employees are more likely to stay with their employer because of the benefits package. How often should you review your benefits program?
With summer comes sun and warm weather—but it also brings severe hazards to workers outdoors. Make sure you’re aware of how to best protect your workers outside.
It’s important to equip workers with PPE designed to keep them both safe and warm.
Let’s face it: we are obsessed with our smart phones. We need to be connected. But why don’t we feel this same need to be connected with safety equipment that can save our lives at work?
The Dallas City Council voted to buy nearly $9 million in firefighting gear to help keep firefighters safe from cancerous materials on the job.
High national employment rates means difficult hiring processes and lower worker retention rates. How do we maintain employee engagement in today's economy?
After a boom lift accident killed two workers at the Pickathon Music Festival in Happy Valley, Oregon OSHA has fined two companies $31,000.
Occupational burnout is understood as chronic workplace stress that is not efficiently managed. Here are some key ways to manage your stress levels and avoid burnout.
Recent data suggests that many people’s musculoskeletal issues are exacerbated, or caused, by their job.
OSHA has cited the Georgia-based peach farm $128,004 after an employee suffered fatal injuries at the facility.
Fall-related injuries and deaths take the number two spot for workplace hazards. But even though they’re common, they’re also preventable. Learn how to best keep your workers safe.
OSHA’s webpage on grain handling is designed to provide workers, employers, and safety and health professionals with up-to-date safety and health information regarding grain handling facilities.
Now, academic records will be submitted directly to BCSP, where they will continue to be evaluated under the same rigorous standards for U.S. equivalency.
Winter weather conditions can bring severe and chilling dangers, including slip and fall accidents, cold stress, and exposure-related injuries. Learn how to best prevent these incidents and what your worker rights are.
Violence and assault against health care workers, especially nurses, is on the rise—and some studies suggest it’s spiked nearly 110 percent.
OSHA fined a Pennsylvania company $280,874 for putting employees at risk for toxic fumes and other safety hazards.
The stress and anxiety that often accompanies teachers' jobs has a hugely negative effect on teacher performance and personal life. In fact, about one in 20 teachers has a long-lasting mental health issue.
Computer technology company, Dell Inc., is recognizing those who work in the most extreme environmental elements and in some of the most labor-intensive settings.
Oregon OSHA recently announced the statewide initiative to take part in Safety Break for Oregon on May 13 in an effort to promote workplace safety and health.
While safety prep should begin well before the first frost covers the ground, it’s never too late to make sure safety precautions are set for whatever winter brings.
Funding will soon be available to further research collaborative robots (co-robots) in the workplace. The deadline to apply is February 26, 2020.
The first week of February (2-8) is Burn Awareness Week, observed by the American Burn Association. Educate yourself on burn, fire, and life safety and help prevent harmful or fatal burns.
Employers need to ensure that they are doing everything they can to keep workplaces safe and healthy in the presence of the coronavirus.
There is a common fear among many employees that speaking up or expressing their opinions will backfire on them in the workplace. Learn about psychological safety at work and how you can improve employee wellbeing.
OSHA has cited Webb Contractor Corp. for exposing workers to fall hazards at three worksites in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. The roofing contractor faces $605,371 in penalties.