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NFPA Launches Video Campaign to Support Worker Safety

NFPA Launches Video Campaign to Support Worker Safety

The Faces of Fire/Electrical Campaign has, so far, featured interviews with two real electrical utility workers who were injured on the job.

Has the Pandemic Added a Sixth Step to Traditional Construction Protective Wear?

PPE has and will always be an absolute must for keeping workers in construction safe, but the pandemic is bringing new challenges to the industry every week.

Upholding Workplace Hygiene

A checklist of all the key workplace PPE an expert suggests to maintain a safe workplace during the coronavirus pandemic.



Michigan City to Contest Recent MIOSHA Citations

Port Huron, the only city in a recent batch of businesses fined by MIOSHA for coronavirus violations, denies not following protocol.

Sacramento County Introduces Worker Health and Safety Act

Sacramento County Introduces Worker Health and Safety Act

The northern California county's Worker Protection, Health and Safety Act went into effect on October 1.

Teachers Across the Country Adapt to Working During the Pandemic

Teachers Across the Country Adapt to Working During the Pandemic

Teaching, an already stressful occupation, has gotten more difficult as classrooms fill up with students for the fall semester.

Amazon Warehouses Fail to Report High Injury Numbers

The lucrative company does not correctly report injury and illness rates, as told by a report in The Center for Investigative Reporting’s The Reveal.

Safety Speak: Temporary Respirator Guidance, Distracted Driving and Airborne Viruses

Episode 32

Safety Speak: Temporary Respirator Guidance, Distracted Driving and Airborne Viruses

Interested in knowing more about what it means for Coronavirus to be airborne? Tune in to this mini episode for a deep dive on how infectious diseases spread as well as information on top headlines like the new OSHA temporary respirator guidance and Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Return to Work: Are You Prepared When COVID-19 Tags Along?

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Return to Work: Are You Prepared When COVID-19 Tags Along?

Whether you have employees who are subject to a quarantine or isolation order, employees who are reluctant to return to work, or employees who tested positive or have related symptoms, you need to respond appropriately to keep your workforce safe, while maintaining productivity.

Retail Workers Face New Challenges While Working Due to COVID-19

Retail Workers Face New Challenges While Working Due to COVID-19

Workers in high traffic businesses such as retail stores require a new level of training to suit the environment brought on by the coronavirus.

Navigating Employee Health and Food Safety for Human and Animal Food Operations: Key Considerations from OSHA and FDA

This checklist is just one resource industry can leverage to determine whether operations align with existing regulatory requirements and guidance out of the FDA, OSHA, and CDC.

FDA Issues Warning Letter to Manufacturer of Respirator Decontamination System

Battelle Memorial Institute failed to meet Emergency Use Authorization requirements for reporting adverse events.

An Update To The Workplace Safety Plan: What Employers Need To Be Doing Now

Like any other business policy, workplace safety is not what it traditionally looked like. It is ever-evolving and advancing, and an employer’s approach should reflect this.

OSHA Cites Over Thirty Employers for Coronavirus Violations

The agency issued citations for several employers across the country for improper operations during the pandemic.

Study Reports Opioid Users At High Risk for Coronavirus

Study Reports Opioid Users At High Risk for Coronavirus

Molecular Psychiatry’s September report says slow breathing rates in opioid users leave them vulnerable to COVID-19.

CDC Revises Coronavirus Guidance to Include Airborne Transmission

CDC Revises Coronavirus Guidance to Include Airborne Transmission

The agency revised their guidance on the virus on Monday to inform of possible airborne transmission from more than six feet away.

Public and Private Sector Vehicle Drivers Face Challenges in the Age of COVID-19

In an age of contactless journeys, vehicle drivers in both the private and public sectors face new challenges – how can they keep a safe distance?

NSC Survey Reports Low Percentage of Drivers Following Cell Phone Use Laws

Just 62% of drivers surveyed reported that they are “very willing” to follow state cell phone laws while driving.

OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

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OH&S SafetyPod: The Future of Safety: Expanding Construction and Oil & Gas Education

Interested in the the future of safety? You are in luck. In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CSU Academic Program Director Dan Corcoran to talk about safety education in today's world and how academic programs are leaning into a more specialized focus.

Preparing Your Workplace for Emergencies and Worst-Case Scenarios

As a business owner or employer, it’s important to prioritize the safety of employees and have plans and procedures available that can be implemented quickly and efficiently.

OSHA Issues Guidance for Use of Tight-Fitting Respirators

OSHA Issues Guidance for Use of Tight-Fitting Respirators

The guidance follows President Donald Trump’s memorandum on making general use respirators available for health care providers.

OSHA Investigates Death of Utah Construction Worker

A Utah man died while working on a construction site on October 3.

University Study Links Workplace Stressors to Coronavirus

University Study Links Workplace Stressors to Coronavirus

The University of Connecticut’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that employee mental health has declined since the onset of the pandemic.

Cal/OSHA Fines Los Angeles Grocery Stores for Coronavirus Violations

The five grocery stores were fined a total of $104,308 for putting workers at risk for contracting coronavirus.

The World’s 1st Wearable Solution to Prevent Shoulder and Back Injuries

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The World’s 1st Wearable Solution to Prevent Shoulder and Back Injuries

No one believes in consumer-centric design for injury prevention better than Matthew Hart, founder and CEO of Soter Analytics, “Putting ourselves in the shoes of our client’s, truly understanding their problems, barriers and facilitators and engaging in empathetic listening, we are now so proud to launch our new SoterCoach solution that has been built off the back of direct customer feedback”.

Safety Speak: Hazardous Chemical Exposure, OSHA;s Updated Coronavirus FAQ and Safety Leadership

Episode 30

Safety Speak: Hazardous Chemical Exposure, OSHA's Updated Coronavirus FAQ and Safety Leadership

In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new alliance to protect against hazardous chemical exposure, OSHA’s updated Coronavirus FAQ, and newly published articles from the October issue of Occupational Health & Safety.

OSHA Renews Alliance with American Chemistry Council

The five-year alliance will help protect workers who handle chemicals like diisocyanates.

OSHA Publishes New Frequently Asked Questions About Reporting Coronavirus Cases

OSHA Publishes New Frequently Asked Questions About Reporting Coronavirus Cases

OSHA published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the reporting of work-related coronavirus cases on September 30.

EHS Compliance: Make It Personal

EHS Compliance: Make It Personal

Safety professionals are the bridge between those worlds—corporate safety/compliance programs and the frontline work. Therefore, it’s imperative that your health and safety programs meet your workers where they’re at.

Maintaining Indoor Air Quality: Common Sense First

Maintaining Indoor Air Quality: Common Sense First

Determining the quality of indoor air begins with managing expectations, and having standards in place.

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