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CDC Announces Plans for Coronavirus Vaccine Later This Year

The vaccine should be made available to healthcare workers and the elderly starting in November.

Top 5 Considerations When Implementing Temperature Screening Technology

Human Temperature Screening solutions will be critical in outlining a new normal to keep people safe and reduce business risk and liabilities.

National Farm Safety and Health Week Uplifts Agricultural Workers

National Farm Safety and Health Week Uplifts Agricultural Workers

The event, hosted by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, will run from September 21 to September 25.



Illinois Food Processor Receives Injunction From FDA

Fortune Food Product, Inc., a sprouts and soy product processor, committed several food safety violations.

Trucking Industry Adapts to Coronavirus Pandemic with New Safety Measures

Trucking Industry Adapts to Coronavirus Pandemic with New Safety Measures

The high-contact job faced challenges at the beginning of the pandemic, but has now developed systems to help keep employees safe.

Confined Spaces Defined: Hazards, Standards & Training

Episode 26

OH&S SafetyPod: Confined Spaces Defined: Hazards, Standards & Training

Editor Sydny Shepard discusses all things hazards, standards and training regarding confined spaces with guest Chris Koester, consultant and owner with Priority One Safe-T, an emergency response and standby rescue services and training firm for industrial and manufacturing companies.

OSHA Cites Meatpacking Facilities for Coronavirus Violations

OSHA Cites Meatpacking Facilities for Coronavirus Violations

The meatpacking company experienced a coronavirus outbreak among employees, resulting in a penalty from OSHA.

OSHA Introduces Final Rule on Cranes

The final rule adds several exemptions to account for unique equipment and circumstances that occur in railway roadway work.

Area Monitoring: Everything You Need to Know

Area Monitoring: Everything You Need to Know

Here is a list of 10 must-haves of in an area-monitoring solution for a successful gas detection program.

7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down Commences This Week

7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down Commences This Week

After being postponed due to Coronavirus, OSHA's National Safety Stand Down to prevent falls in construction kicks off this week.

New Jersey Hospital Cited for Failing to Protect Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The hospital was cited for failing to test tight-fitting face piece respirators on employees required to use them, as well as failing to train employees on proper respirator use.

Remote work isn’t likely to go away anytime soon, and neither should the focus on physical and mental health in the workplace.

Three Ways to Foster Workplace Mental and Physical Health During a Pandemic

Remote work isn’t likely to go away anytime soon, and neither should the focus on physical and mental health in the workplace.

Safety Speak Worker Healthcare Options Coronavirus Citations and Wildfires

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Safety Speak: Worker Healthcare Options, Coronavirus Citations and Wildfires

On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss emerging options for worker healthcare, new virus-related citations in California and a study that links wildfires and flu season.

Understanding the Complex Shoulder Girdle

Properly understanding the shoulder and how it functions, coupled with the ability of technology to record and evaluate, can provide opportunity to lessen the impact on these hard-working joints in the workplace.

Start Evaluating Actions for a COVID-19 Post-Response Evaluation

Employers have taken extraordinary steps to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Whatever role you play in these efforts as a safety manager, remember to continually evaluate actions you and your company are taking.

Study Links Wildfires to Worsened Flu Season

Study Links Wildfires to Worsened Flu Season

A Montana study has found a link between intense wildfire seasons and a high number of flu cases.

FDNY Adds 27 Names to World Trade Center Memorial Wall

The 27 former New York City firefighters died of 9/11-related illnesses in the past year, making the new total of firefighters killed after the attacks to 227.

The Second Wave: Who is Vulnerable and What Can We Do?

The Second Wave: Who is Vulnerable and What Can We Do?

Are you worried about a second wave of COVID-19?

Cal/OSHA Issues First Coronavirus-Related Citations

Cal/OSHA Issues First Coronavirus-Related Citations

California's Occupational Safety and Health Agency has issued citations to multiple employers for COVID-19 violations.

Tyson Foods to Launch New Healthcare Clinics for Workers

Tyson Foods to pilot seven new health clinics near company production facilities in an effort to promote a culture of health.

FMCSA Proposes New Under-21 Commercial Driver Pilot Program

FMCSA announced that it is proposing and seeking public comments on a new pilot program to allow drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce.

Safety Speak: Labor Day, COVID-19 Treatments and National Preparedness Month

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Safety Speak: Labor Day, COVID-19 Treatments and National Preparedness Month

In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses resources National Preparedness Month, the new WHO recommendation for COVID-19 treatment and hazards in the oil & gas industry.

WHO Strongly Recommends Steroid Medications to Treat Severe Cases of Coronavirus

WHO Strongly Recommends Steroid Medications to Treat Severe Cases of Coronavirus

Studies show that steroids could reduce the risk of death for hospitalized patients on ventilators by about a third.

OSHA Reminds Employers of Potential Hazards after Hurricane Laura

OSHA urges response crews and residents in areas affected by Hurricane Laura to be aware of hazards created by flooding, power loss, structural damage, fallen trees and storm debris.

September is National Preparedness Month — Is Your Workplace Ready?

National Preparedness Month is the perfect time to take a look at emergency policies and procedures—you never know when you're going to need a plan.

Austin Public Transit Looks to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Among Employees

Austin Public Transit Looks to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Among Employees

Capital Metro carefully manages complex guidance from OSHA, CDC and City of Austin to reduce COVID-19 exposure and infection.

Safety Management Challenges: History and Program Issues

Safety Management Challenges: History and Program Issues

The question is: Why do workers continue to get injured on the job despite federal standards interjecting?

OSHA Publishes Final Beryllium Standards For Construction and Shipyards

Changes in the final rule were designed to clarify the standards, ensuring that the standard is well understood and compliance is simple and straightforward.

Leading With Compassion

Now, more than ever, it is important to be mindful of employees’ entire wellbeing.

Innovation in Jobsite Safety Vest and Workwear Design

Innovation in Jobsite Safety Vest and Workwear Design

High-visibility vests are under-appreciated and underestimated—especially in an industry such as construction.

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