News

Turn to OH&S for the latest news in the occupational health & safety industry.  Don't want to miss any news?  Subscribe to our RSS News feed.


The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

The Importance of Addressing Workplace Stress

Employers can do much more to help their employees relieve stress during the pandemic.

It

It's Time to Update Your COVID-19 Prevention Plan Again

A new Fed-OSHA COVID-19 emergency temporary standard is coming soon.



Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

Federal Judge Finds Florida Behavioral Healthcare Center Exposes Employees to More than 50 Attacks

UHS of Delaware Inc. and Premier Behavioral Health Solutions of Florida were both fined for not protecting workers.

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

OSHA Cites Water Technology Facility After Worker Was Severely Injured

Xylem Inc. faces a total of nine safety violations after an inspection.

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Maintain a People-Centric Culture in the New Digital Work Environment

Technology is taking over during COVID-19; it can be very useful but also very challenging to get the job done.

How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

SPONSORED

How to Get the Best Rooftop Fall Protection for Manufacturing Facilities

Falls are often the biggest safety risks when it comes to occupational injuries in manufacturing plants. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), falls, trips and slips are among the main causes of occupational injuries. So elevated working areas and rooftops call for suitable fall protection solutions, practices, and training.

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

Spice Company Exposes Employees to Different Hazards

iSpice LLC faces $121,511 in penalties for an unsafe workplace.

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

A Shared Responsibility: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

Challenges, conflicts and stress are inevitable at work, so are grievances and disappointments; violence is not.

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

Five Tips to Minimize Mold Risk During and After a Prolonged Shutdown

There are different ways to get rid of, prevent mold damage and stay safe after extensive time away from the workplace where mold keeps forming.

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

Episode 69

Better Understanding Hazards, Injuries and Fatalities in the Construction Industry

It’s Construction Safety Week! Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard gives a brief background on the history of Safety Week, discusses current injury and fatality rates in construction and interviews labor attorney Zachary Perecman about how construction companies can better protect those on-site.

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

How to Interpret Data & Move up the Hierarchy of Controls

Work-related injuries are a complex and costly problem. Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are among the most widely spread occupational issues in industries and services, with increasing expenses of salary compensation and health costs, declining productivity and lower quality of life.

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

The Past, Present and Future of Respiratory PPE

What’s the importance of respiratory PPE then and now?

Sustainable Industrial Protection Equipment

Sustainable Industrial Protection Equipment

Sustainability is a hot topic, but does it have any real meaning for industrial PPE?

Clearing the Air on Confined Space Ventilation

Clearing the Air on Confined Space Ventilation

To help clear the air, here is some advice for selecting a proper ventilation blower for a confined space, as well as some tips on usage.

Making Space for Smart Wearables

Making Space for Smart Wearables

The smarter path to social distancing.

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

Enhancing Safety and Sustainability through a Data-Driven Approach to Gas Detection

For some companies, data has become a critical part of safety and sustainability programs.

Entering the Alligator Pit: An Overview of Confined Space Standards

Entering the Alligator Pit: An Overview of Confined Space Standards

Confined spaces continue to put workers in hazardous situations. It is crucial to identify hazards and design procedures to protect.

The Foundation of a Great Industrial Hygiene Program

The Foundation of a Great Industrial Hygiene Program

How do we evaluate workplace exposures and ensure the health of all workers while making the most efficient use of our time and resources? SEGs are the answer.

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Evaluating Occupational Noise Exposures: The Effects of VOC Exposures

Hearing loss can be amplified by noise and chemicals.

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

Wearable Devices and Lone Workers: The Importance of Connectivity

By sharing data and information out to teammates and supervisors, wearable devices can have a positive impact even in the most hazardous of situations.

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

Seeing the Big Picture: Identify Hazards and Assess Risk

How safety and health professionals can scope out the big picture of workplace hazards and assess their risks through Visual Literacy practices.

What to Do with Your Dust Hazard Analysis

What to Do with Your Dust Hazard Analysis

A useful guide shows you how to evaluate and prioritize your DHA recommendations.

What is the Big Deal about Combustible Dust Vacuum Cleaners?

What is the Big Deal about Combustible Dust Vacuum Cleaners?

Why industrial combustible dust vacuum cleaners require expert design and the options available to remove and prevent concentrations of fugitive combustible dust that cause catastrophic secondary dust explosions.

What

What's New in Respiratory Protection

Understanding the difference in respiratory protection and source control.

The Power of Discovery in Safety

Discovering new safety strategies requires a hands-on approach.

Eight Steps for Ensuring Your Emergency Shower Equipment is Ready for Action

Eight Steps for Ensuring Your Emergency Shower Equipment is Ready for Action

Toxins are living in the showers and eyewashes; we have your guide against the hazards.

OSHA Cites Dollar Tree Store for Safety Hazards

OSHA Cites Dollar Tree Store for Safety Hazards

Beverly Hills, FL Dollar Tree was cited $265,265 in penalties.