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Going the Distance: Requirements for Emergency Equipment

Episode 79

Going the Distance: Requirements for Emergency Equipment

In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard talks with former Cal/OSHA Associate Safety Engineer Paul Andersen about the standards, regulations and rules associated with emergency eyewash and showers.

Managing Safety Performance

Managing Safety Performance

Introducing the four cornerstones.

New York Governor Signs Infectious Disease Worker Safety Bill

New York Governor Signs Infectious Disease Worker Safety Bill

A bill protecting against the spread of airborne diseases is aimed to help stop the spread of COVID-19.



More Than $21 Million Awarded in Grants Will Go Towards Safety Training

More Than $21 Million Awarded in Grants Will Go Towards Safety Training

The U.S. Department of Labor announces funding availabilities to OSHA.

Construction Technology is Shaping the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Construction Technology is Shaping the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Employers are encouraged to take a modern-day approach to make sure safety is put first.

An OH&S Impact Guide to The American Jobs Plan

An OH&S Impact Guide to The American Jobs Plan

If passed, even a portion of the projects outlined in President Biden’s plan has serious implications for worker occupational, health, safety, and well-being.

National Safety Month: Resources to Keep Workers Safe

Episode 78

National Safety Month: Resources to Keep Workers Safe

Tune in to hear all about NSC's 25th anniversary of National Safety Month, resources for hearing conservation programs and a study to show that masking did actually help protect workers from COVID-19.

OSHA Cites Company After a Deadly Fall on a Brooklyn Building Project

OSHA Cites Company After a Deadly Fall on a Brooklyn Building Project

The employee’s harness was not secured as required.

Americans are Shown to be Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World

Americans are Shown to be Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World

A new report finds the U.S. and Canada exceed the rest of the globe’s stress levels.

Enterprise AI for Industrial Companies Must Address Worker Alarm Fatigue-- A Third Generation of Technology is Doing Just That.

Enterprise AI for Industrial Companies Must Address Worker Alarm Fatigue-- A Third Generation of Technology is Doing Just That

If we want to really capture value with new technology, we’re going to have to devote more thought to the people in our organizations who can best harness and benefit most from that new tech.

OSHA Repeated Inspections Find Tortilla Factory Continuously Exposed Workers to Amputation Dangers

OSHA Repeated Inspections Find Tortilla Factory Continuously Exposed Workers to Amputation Dangers

El Milagro out of San Marcos, TX was cited for seven repeat, serious violations.

Recent Accident is a Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Nitrogen in the Workplace

Recent Accident is a Stark Reminder of the Dangers of Nitrogen in the Workplace

It is important to understand the dangers of nitrogen in the workplace and the safety measures that should be implemented to avoid injury.

OSHA Implements Program to Prevent Workers from Hearing Loss in Hazardous Noise Settings

OSHA Implements Program to Prevent Workers from Hearing Loss in Hazardous Noise Settings

More than half of workers don’t use PPE to protect their hearing.

Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers is in Effect

Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers is in Effect

Due to COVID-19, regulations and precautions continue to change in the workplace.

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs a New Set of COVID-19 Orders

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs a New Set of COVID-19 Orders

Cal/OSHA releases new proposed guidelines for fully vaccinated people after receiving backlash from the previous set of rules.

Rehydrate, Rest, Repeat: Summer Safety Reminders for Outdoor Workers

Rehydrate, Rest, Repeat: Summer Safety Reminders for Outdoor Workers

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of HRIs and preparing employees for warmer weather are critical to creating a sustainable, healthy workforce during warmer months.

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers

Episode 77

OSHA Announces COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers

OSHA has issued the long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard to protect against COVID-19. The ETS does not, however, cover all workers. Who does it cover? Listen to find out.

OSHA Issues an Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from COVID-19

OSHA Issues an Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers from COVID-19

A new standard as well as new guidelines for industries are released as we inch closer to a safe potential ending.

Oregon OSHA will Repeal Some Parts of COVID-19 Rules in Most Settings

Oregon OSHA will Repeal Some Parts of COVID-19 Rules in Most Settings

If the 70 percent vaccination goal is met, COVID-19 rules in Oregon will be eased.

NSC Partners with Amazon to Battle MSDs in Unique Collaboration

NSC Partners with Amazon to Battle MSDs in Unique Collaboration

The National Safety Council and Amazon have announced a five-year partnership that looks to prevent common musculoskeletal injuries.

There is Proof that People Who Wore Masks Were the Least Likely to Get Sick with COVID-19

There is Proof that People Who Wore Masks Were the Least Likely to Get Sick with COVID-19

A study conducted shows masks actually did help people from getting sick and spreading the disease, contrary to certain beliefs.

California is on Track to Remove Masks in the Workplace

California is on Track to Remove Masks in the Workplace

Fully vaccinated employees are inching towards taking off their masks at work as long as their coworkers follow their lead.

OSHA Creates a Partnership with Obrascón Huarte Lain North America to Promote Workplace Safety

OSHA Creates a Partnership with Obrascón Huarte Lain North America to Promote Workplace Safety

OHL North America, OSHA as well as the University of South Florida strive for safety on the South Corridor Rapid Transit project.

Two Workers are Dead after a Lack of Hazardous Energy Control Safeguards

Two Workers are Dead after a Lack of Hazardous Energy Control Safeguards

An unexpected steam release was the cause of death for two employees at the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Staying Safe: Battling Distractions, Peer Pressure and Complacency

Episode 76

Staying Safe: Battling Distractions, Peer Pressure and Complacency

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how safety can be impeded by outside distractions, peer pressure and complacency. How can you create a company culture that keeps safety top of mind despite these issues?

Broadway Stagehand

Broadway Stagehand's Fatal Fall Leads to OSHA Citation

Federal regulators cited the Broadway theater owner of the Shubert Organization for the death of an employee as well as four safety violations.

Safety in the Renewable Energy Industry

Safety in the Renewable Energy Industry

There are many benefits to renewable energy.

OSHA Reaches Settlement with Florida Behavior Healthcare and Residential Treatment Facility

OSHA Reaches Settlement with Florida Behavior Healthcare and Residential Treatment Facility

Facility in Fort Myers agrees to revamp its violence prevention program after an investigation reveals five incidents occurred.