Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) affect thousands of workers every year. In 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 272,780 cases of MSD caused people to miss work in the private sector.
The excited buzz from day one of the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition was still evident throughout the second day of the show. Safety professionals flooded the expo floor and connected in sessions at McCormick Place, where the conversations flowed easily amongst attendees.
Each year I attend a safety conference, like the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, I like to walk around the expo hall and talk with manufacturers and solutions providers about what they are working on currently and what is coming down the pipeline.
For the past three months, I've been writing about many topics relating to health and safety from behind a computer screen. Today, I was able to step away from the screen and experience everything in person. It was a wonderful experience to be able to meet with professionals and hear from influential people in the safety world.
When safety professionals consider or evaluate programs and leadership styles, there are many factors involved, including diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
While Chicago is an amazing place, I don’t think the Windy City had much to do with the electric buzz felt between attendees at the American Society of Safety Professional’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference & Exposition on Monday, June 27.
Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices in delivering feedback for instigating change in employee involvement in safety programs.
Day one of ASSP Safety 2022 is over! Nearly 5,000 people attended both virtually and in person. Want to catch up on the day? Visit our Live From page for coverage at ohsonline.com/live.
The American Society of Safety Professional’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference & Exposition started with a bang Monday, June 27 in Chicago.
Up to $1,00,000 will be given out under the Brookwood-Sago grant program.
Slips, trips and falls lead to thousands of injuries every year. Learn how to prevent them to improve worker safety.
Creative alternatives to common problems exist if you know where to look.
Over 40 percent of people surveyed said they felt stressed the day prior to taking the survey.
MSHA cited the company for 14 citations and proposed over $1,000,000 in penalties.
OSHA will award nonprofits $11.7 million for Susan Harwood Training grants.
Knowing the safety performance of these vehicles is important for the conversation of implementing this technology in the workplace.
Occupational health nurses are the key to promoting whole health and safety on worksites.
Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices for conducting effective Incident Investigations.
This year’s ASSP Safety 2022 Conference and Expo will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago.
The OH&S Live From page is a great resource for all attendees, whether in person or virtual!
Safety 2022 promotes over 125 educational sessions for attendees. Here’s a few you won’t want to miss.
Safety 2022 in Chicago is focusing on bringing safety professionals much needed education, including a conversation with OSHA’s Doug Parker.
Multiple respondents said “more can be done” to improve safety at work.
OSHA placed the company in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
Data reveals that almost 1,034 construction workers lost their lives in 2020 to fatal injuries at work.
Use these principles from OSHA to determine what a good leading indicator is.
The new category focuses on occupational safety and health.
The proposed penalties for the Georgia company total $190,758.
More than 500 workers are potentially exposed to this substance every year, EPA says.
Safety performance indicators can be very beneficial to any company looking to measure their safety and health improvement efforts.