Understanding the long-term symptoms of the coronavirus, it is clear that the virus will continue to impact public health in the future.
Efforts to curb the transmission of contracting COVID-19 by handwashing has lessened according to an annual survey from Bradley Corp.
As the workforce alters with the long-term effects of the pandemic, companies are expanding their benefits for employees.
For essential workers that must work through the cold conditions, there are many things to keep in mind to stay safe and healthy through the winter storm.
Issues stemming from complacency will decrease if an organization creates a culture that embraces enterprise-wide risk management.
Companies are still struggling to find time to train employees on workplace safety. Others can’t verify if their training programs are effective.
OSHA’s new guidance is sure to keep employees safe, especially since the organization can enforce more rules at any time.
Editor Sydny Shepard goes over the newest information from the Chemical Safety Board on the gas leak at a Georgia poultry plant that killed 6 people.
Trinity Rail and Maintenance Services Inc. was cited for 11 serious violations after the death of two employees in August.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association joined with eight other organizations to call on OSHA and the CDC to create coronavirus guidelines.
Wearing two masks blocks 92.5 percent of respiratory particles that could carry the coronavirus.
Workers in North Carolina are advocating for a statewide COVID-19 workplace mandate.
While this guidance does not create new legal obligations, employers should note that new legal obligations from OSHA relating to COVID-19 are likely forthcoming.
Industry experts have praised Virginia’s Jan. 27 COVID-19 worker safety rule.
The AIHA was awarded $500,000 from the CDC for the development of worker safety resources.
The annual Burn Awareness Week will run from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13
The company’s 72% effective vaccine will only require one dose.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new OSHA guidance on COVID-19, the Center for Construction Research and Training’s new bulletin on nonfatal injury trends in the construction industry as well as news and studies surrounding transportation safety.
The proposed update to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard was issued on Feb. 5.
In March 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use, the world’s first International Standard addressing workplace health and safety.
Sixty percent of workers polled by Perceptyx said they would get the COVID-19 vaccine if given a $100 incentive.
56% of people polled said they feel it is their right to use their phones while they are working.
Construction workers in New York City will need to complete Site Safety Training by March 1.
After his Feb 2. Senate confirmation, he is expected to oversee the rebuilding of America’s roads and help strengthen transportation systems.
With coronavirus variants from places like the United Kingdom and Brazil now in the United States, more vigilant practices are necessary to prevent the spread of the virus.
A Jan. 28 nitrogen gas leak killed six people and injured 12 others.
When it comes to electrical safety, there is no such thing as absolute zero risk.
If the legislation is passed, meatpacking employers would be required to provide paid sick leave and PPE to their employees.
Safety programs are the foundation of a successful and safe work environment.
The five pillars will support continued excellence in operations as well as provide a framework for achieving excellence in workforce safety.