OSHA will be at VPPPA’s Safety+ Symposium in full force leading workshops on topic like industrial hygiene, anti-retaliation programs, and construction & general industry challenges.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the most frequent causes for electrical injuries and fatalities on construction sites. Listen in to find out if these hazards are present on your site and how to mitigate them.
The built environment (structures) as produced by the construction industry greatly affects the economy, society and the environment, it influences, to some degree, defining the quality of our daily work-lives.
After an investigation, it was found that there was unsafe respirator use while testing hundreds of people daily.
VPPPA offers safety professionals three ways to engage with their annual symposium.
Their goal is to make it more detailed and provide even better safety tips for businesses.
Topflight Grain Cooperative faces fines and citations for safety violations.
As summer crawls on—amidst an influx in new construction projects that rival pre-pandemic levels—those in the construction industry are dealing with hazards that get more intense with each rising degree.
The variant is spreading like a wildfire, fueling outbreaks across the U.S., mainly targeting those who are not vaccinated.
United Signs & Signals puts employee in harm’s way when failing to ensure electricity was secured.
For many adults, sitting in a training classroom is something to be avoided at all costs. However, training is a necessary part of today's workplace. Companies must provide training to their employees. To help the reluctant learner, trainers can use a variety of techniques that will get the students interested and eager to participate in the training
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Many safety professionals are starting to realize that if they upgrade their programs to the new generation of products, wearer acceptance can increase dramatically.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the current COVID-19 outlook, how alcohol and substance use has shifted and what employers can be doing to manage all of it.
On December 29, 1970, then-President Richard Nixon signed the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Four months later, on April 28, 1971, it went into effect, slowly becoming the gold standard for workplace safety today. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the act going into effect and it is still the primary thing that we turn to when safety is a concern.
The Regional Emphasis Program was created to reduce employees’ harm when working in the transportation tank cleaning industry.
After lives were taken in Texas and Oklahoma less than one year apart, OSHA decided it was time to intervene.
While not every confined space is hazardous, by its nature, confined spaces carry the potential to become dangerous – sometimes in a matter of seconds.
The campaign was created to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program.
Silicosis impacts more workers than you may think. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CleanSpace Technology's Jon Imms to discuss what silica is and how safety professionals can protect against it.
OSHA is prioritizing a Mid-Atlantic shipyard industry to prevent a healthful workplace.
JHM Roofing LLC ignored OSHA’s citations due to repeated fall hazards over the past few years.
Many organizations devise operating systems that encompass values and standards specific to their core beliefs about work, people and performance.
Planning, preparation and proper equipment is key to protecting confined space workers from fall hazards.
Six people died and 12 more were injured in a preventable incident at a poultry plant last January. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard details OSHA's investigation and dives into workplace violence, COVID-19 vaccination mandates and more.
Management should uncover emergency safety shower procedures and equipment that are not doing the job sufficiently or correctly.
It’s important to understand the factors that most frequently contribute to construction site fires so that needed steps to minimize associated risks can be taken.
Heavy duty industrial vacuum cleaners can eliminate the need to enter confined spaces for cleaning, reducing hazards and costs in a variety of ways.
Preventing injury and loss of life is undeniably the number one reason to strengthen any safety program.
Occupational hazards require continuous assessment and evaluation to ensure the sustainment of zero hazard occurrences.