In this mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a newly revised construction standard for multi-employer sites and the FDA's approval of a new at-home test for COVID-19 and the flu.
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for support, communication and flexibility from employers.
OSHA will continue to work with craft breweries in Ohio to promote worker safety.
MIOSHA issued citations with fines ranging $400 to $3,500.
Supporting workers from the start demonstrates your commitment to their success and makes good business sense.
The FDA has approved an at-home test that can detect the presence of both coronavirus and the flu.
Comfort level is an important variable to address when wearing PPE, especially fall harnesses.
Britain is set to begin administering the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine next week.
Choices for Biden’s health team slots include Dr. Vivek Murphy, who served as surgeon general under President Obama.
In this episode of the podcast, listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses Cal/OSHA's new emergency regulations to protect against COVID-19 as well as the CDC and FDA's plan on how a Coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in the United States.
The Department of Defense released photos of the vaccination kits and cards that will be part of the coronavirus vaccination process.
An advisory committee for the CDC voted that health care workers and those who live and work in long-term hair facilities will be first in line to be vaccinated for the coronavirus.
A new record of coronavirus hospitalizations in the United States was reached on December 2.
The agency’s emergency regulations were approved on November 30.
Maryland nursing homes are requiring staff to undergo PPE training after a statewide surge in COVID-19 cases in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
After a reported 35,525 COVID-19 cases among health care workers, the California Department of Public Health will now require workers to be tested weekly.
The FDA expands the approval of the flu treatment Xofluza to include prevention of the virus after exposure.
Moderna applied for FDA authorization for its vaccine, which is reportedly 100% effective at preventing serious cases of coronavirus, on Monday.
Assessing risk level and ensuring workers have proper PPE are key steps to maintaining construction worker safety during this time.
How to train and equip employees for fall protection to satisfy OSHA regulations and ensure worker safety.
Eye injuries on the job today are far too common. Employers should conduct risk assessments to determine hazards and protect against them.
In a post-COVID world, organizations must develop policies rooted in evidenced-based solutions that foster a safer workplace and drive cost savings.
Successfully combining vision protection with face coverings to protect workers from COVID-19 may be logistically challenging, but it is not impossible.
In this environment, seeing and then adjusting to limitations, weaknesses and blockages is critical to leadership and to safety performance.
The NSC released a statement of approval in response to a workplace safety expert’s appointment to President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force.
Hand protection for workers during chilly and windy environments should not be a second thought, as cold stress can lead to several hazardous conditions.
Thanks to the advances in digital data capture and recording by sensors and devices, information is a commodity that is not in short supply.
OH&S has been celebrating innovation and products optimized to keep workers safe for over 10 years.
Management Commitment pertains to high level leadership’s “direct participation” in an organization’s EHS program.
There’s no official checklist or cheat sheet to make sure hearing testing is an effortless experience—some things come with experience and time.