A review by two university public health departments show that many employees bring home toxic contaminants from work on their clothes. Now, these groups want to recognize these exposures as a public health hazard.
The new year can be a promising one for hand safety—but only if employers and workers seriously consider the implications of hand injuries and proper personal protective gloves.
Testing is an essential part of ensuring that emergency systems work.
Here are a few things to look for in a safety footwear provider.
This year, safety professionals will have access to a wider array of safety technologies than ever before and the widespread adoption of tech will transform safety programs for the better.
Keeping all skilled workers within the workplace for as long as possible should be a high priority to any business.
The fatality rate for oil and gas workers is seven times higher than other industries, according to the CDC.
Why is HazCom such a sand trap for compliance citations?
According to a report from the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, construction workers have the highest rate of brain injuries among U.S. workers—both fatal and non-fatal.
Companies that don’t recognize the risks of combustible dust and fail to mitigate them are quite literally playing with fire.
It makes good sense to have an adaptable, durable, highly functional alert system in place from the first phase of construction to the last.
It is well-known that airborne carcinogens cause various lung and kidney diseases and liver problems, and prolonged exposure can even result in various cancers.
Even with rigorous safety protocols in place, the bones and tissues in the back of the hand remain particularly vulnerable to impact injuries.
The proposed fiscal year budget for 2020 includes a slight bump in financial support for the Occupational Health & Safety Administration.
Relatively few people get formal training, while the public generally perceives that only formally trained people can do CPR.
The “secret” to high-level leadership power? Lead yourself first.
OSHA’s silica standard addresses many aspects of workplace protection, including having a written plan, environmental monitoring, housekeeping, training and use of respirators.
Home Style Foods, Inc. has agreed to discontinue selling food products until the company complies with federal regulations and other standards.
The last two months have seen a worldwide reaction to the corona virus that has been infecting, and killing, hundreds. However, many are wondering if respirator devices are effective, or needed at all.
The Department of Labor (DOL) just awarded $22 million in grants to improve labor law enforcement efforts and prevent forced labor around the globe.
The oil-and-gas industry produces almost a trillion gallons of toxic waste a year—and a new investigation shows that this radioactive waste could be the cause of workers and communities getting very sick across America.
OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard and Combustible Dust expert Russell Ogle discuss the hazards of combustible dust, what to look for and how to react in the event of a catastrophic incident.
An aluminum manufacturer in New Jersey is facing penalties of up to $169,524 for its failure to safeguard its employees during an injury incident.
Recent data finds that while many breastfeeding mothers are able to get the means they need, there are still gaps in quality and accessibility of breastfeeding resources.
More than three in five Americans are lonely, according to a recent report—and co-worker relationships have a significant impact.
Mesothelioma is a threat to employees everywhere, and it starts with asbestos exposure.
On Friday, Jan. 24, a manufacturing business exploded, damaging surrounding buildings and homes. An investigation is underway.
One company is facing nearly two million dollars in fines after failing to pay outstanding penalties and follow OSHA requirements.
Washing your hands is more important than you might think--especially during flu season.
As the presidency has continued, more and more people wonder if Trump’s presidency favors employers over workers and their rights.