A new survey finds that employers believe “impairment” at work means more than the results of substances.
Under the new legislation, coronavirus testing for transportation workers would be prioritized.
A survey sent to safety directors has narrowed down the top struggles workers have with their protective footwear. Listen along as Editor Sydny Shepard and Vice President of Marketing at Warson Brands discuss the results of the survey and more.
Understanding the long-term symptoms of the coronavirus, it is clear that the virus will continue to impact public health in the future.
Safety professionals are encouraged to participate in the Fall Experience Survey by April 30.
As the workforce alters with the long-term effects of the pandemic, companies are expanding their benefits for employees.
Efforts to curb the transmission of contracting COVID-19 by handwashing has lessened according to an annual survey from Bradley Corp.
For essential workers that must work through the cold conditions, there are many things to keep in mind to stay safe and healthy through the winter storm.
Companies are still struggling to find time to train employees on workplace safety. Others can’t verify if their training programs are effective.
Issues stemming from complacency will decrease if an organization creates a culture that embraces enterprise-wide risk management.
OSHA’s new guidance is sure to keep employees safe, especially since the organization can enforce more rules at any time.
Editor Sydny Shepard goes over the newest information from the Chemical Safety Board on the gas leak at a Georgia poultry plant that killed 6 people.
Get ready, safety leaders - are you geared up to push the boundaries of manual handling safety? Pretty soon your workers will be wanting these pocket-sized wearables to assist them to move safe at work.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association joined with eight other organizations to call on OSHA and the CDC to create coronavirus guidelines.
Trinity Rail and Maintenance Services Inc. was cited for 11 serious violations after the death of two employees in August.
Wearing two masks blocks 92.5 percent of respiratory particles that could carry the coronavirus.
Workers in North Carolina are advocating for a statewide COVID-19 workplace mandate.
While this guidance does not create new legal obligations, employers should note that new legal obligations from OSHA relating to COVID-19 are likely forthcoming.
The AIHA was awarded $500,000 from the CDC for the development of worker safety resources.
Industry experts have praised Virginia’s Jan. 27 COVID-19 worker safety rule.
The annual Burn Awareness Week will run from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13
The company’s 72% effective vaccine will only require one dose.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new OSHA guidance on COVID-19, the Center for Construction Research and Training’s new bulletin on nonfatal injury trends in the construction industry as well as news and studies surrounding transportation safety.
The proposed update to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard was issued on Feb. 5.
In March 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use, the world’s first International Standard addressing workplace health and safety.
56% of people polled said they feel it is their right to use their phones while they are working.
Sixty percent of workers polled by Perceptyx said they would get the COVID-19 vaccine if given a $100 incentive.
Construction workers in New York City will need to complete Site Safety Training by March 1.
After his Feb 2. Senate confirmation, he is expected to oversee the rebuilding of America’s roads and help strengthen transportation systems.
A Jan. 28 nitrogen gas leak killed six people and injured 12 others.