An investigation found that the employer could have prevented the conditions that led to electrocution.
OSHA announced the availability of $3.2 million for Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19 grants.
OSHA has signed a strategic partnership with an Alabama construction company to prevent worker injuries and exposure to hazards.
The agency will increase the amount of inspections at hospitals and nursing home facilities that treat Covid-19 patients in an effort to curb the spread of the virus among employees in healthcare.
Poor safety performance can result in substantial loss and unanticipated and detrimental risk, both acute and chronic, to project stakeholders.
An OSHA initiative seeks to protect Midwest workers from hazardous noise and permanent hearing loss.
Workers can be caught in a trench collapse in mere seconds, a hazard that can cause injury and even death.
It's National Ladder Safety Month! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how to properly and safely choose, set up and ascend a ladder.
A federal inspection found a West Virginia brick manufacturer exposed workers to respirable crystalline silica hazards.
Barrier glove technology – whether thick polymer “canner” types or thin disposables – has changed dramatically over the last 10 years, along with the increase in use. Gone are the days when rough hands or stained fingers defined what we did for a living.
A recent survey of safety professionals asks the question, “Does chemical management have to be hard?”
OSHA has found that Dollar General has a long history of exposing employees to dangerous working conditions.
OSHA's recent investigation has led to proposed penalties amounting to over $230,000.
By supplying safe lighting products, construction companies can significantly enhance worker safety throughout the job site.
OSHA has cited a Long Island contractor with nine willful violations after an employee died following a fall onsite.
There is a long history behind the development of fall protection standards, personal protective equipment and the ways safety professionals keep workers safe at heights.
Live monitoring brings an added dimension to real-time detection today.
Aerial lifts are incredibly valuable machines, but using them always comes with a degree of risk.
Can your company afford not to implement wearable technology as part of its HRI prevention program?
A well-structured training program helps companies avoid the human and financial costs associated with an OSHA violation.
Ensure safety managers for construction worksites are equipped with the information they need to help foster a culture of safety and avoid eye injuries on the job.
Determining which best practices your organization can manage will determine skillset gaps and outside support selection criteria.
Overusing power indeed makes a statement, but often one that just reflects insecurity, not deep confidence.
Heat stress illnesses are a recognized and preventable workplace hazard.
Advanced technologies are making it possible for safety managers to better connect workers, worksites and workflows for safer, more efficient work environments.
While safety has always been the top priority in construction, it is often compartmentalized.
FR/AR clothing plays two distinct roles across three hazard “zones.”
In our issue this month, we are highlighting the hazards workers are faced with when they work in extreme temperatures.
The zero-tolerance era is over; fair and equitable testing practices are the new norm.
Noise-induced hearing loss results in irreversible and serious impact to a person’s quality of life and overall health.