From fire extinguisher training to prepared exit strategies to sprinklers, every aspect of workplace fire prevention affects worker and company safety.
Have you ever wondered how protective flame resistant (FR) fabrics resist catching fire? We have your answers.
Don’t let your industrial fires get out of hand—or happen at all. Here are some factors to consider.
The government’s massive aid package provides economic relief to several groups impacted by the pandemic—including individuals. See how you or your business could be affected.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments local and federal have asked nonessential businesses to close or suspend operation. Many states are considering construction as essential—and the industry hopes to take that to the federal level.
A USA Today article answers all your questions about what your employer can and cannot ask you to, and if you have to come into work during this time.
Many industries face high levels of burnout, but the healthcare profession ranks at the top—especially in today’s coronavirus times. One organizational psychologist provides insight on how to fight burnout in three ways.
Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with LJB Inc. Principal Thom Kramer to discuss OSHA's updated regulations on fall protection and walking-working surfaces.
Many postal service workers are growing increasingly concerned for their health and safety as they struggle to gain access to protective supplies like gloves and sanitizer.
We stand together by standing apart.
Laser safety is a commonly misunderstood topic. Here are several of the major hazards of industrial class 4 lasers, and the current methods of protection.
On April 1, 2020, the National Safety Council will host a free virtual event for community and public health. Don’t miss it!
The four essentials of confined space safety for construction workers.
From grain handling operations to heavy blast material, pit cleaning with vacuums allows workers to clean outside of confined spaces.
OH&S Content Editor Amanda Smiley gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and sits down with Greg Olson, a Sr. Product Specialist for Industrial Hygiene and Respiratory Protection at TSI, to discuss proper fit testing amid the Coronavirus crisis.
The former industrial workers, particularly those with respiratory illnesses or occupational lung diseases are more prone to COVID-19.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Safety Council has postponed observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Workers for Amazon and Whole Foods are struggling to keep up with the world’s hectic pace and high grocery demands—and their physical and mental health are paying for it.
While many people around the world are spending most of their time in their homes, that means more time to ensure your home is fire-safe.
OH&S Editors Sydny Shepard and Amanda Smiley discuss the newest updates related to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
While most of us are staying home and social distancing, some workers are not that lucky. Among those most at risk of COVID-19 are janitors, domestic workers, housekeeping and office cleaning crews.
The Department of Labor has launched an initiative to increase focus on agency inspections to reduce worker risk of silica exposure.
Vice President Mike Pence has asked that construction companies donate their excess face masks to hospitals and clinics that may be running out amid the coronavirus crisis this week.
The coronavirus is one of the most covered topics by media outlets to date—but it’s also been the subject of much misinformation. The World Health Organization has set many myths straight.
The COVID-19 outbreak has left healthcare workers scrambling for appropriate and enough PPE for the virus. Now, President Trump has issued a new temporary guidance regarding the enforcement of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard.
While not all Americans are able or fortunate enough to work from home, many have transitioned to telecommuting and virtual work over the last week or two. Here are some ways you can get your work done and stay healthy while working from home.
Confined spaces pose a number of physical and environmental hazards to a worker—and it’s critical that employers understand the risks, those most vulnerable and hazard mitigation techniques.
A new virus first discovered in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in late 2019 is rapidly spreading across the globe, bringing unique challenges and issues for employers. Employers need to be aware of the relevant workplace safety laws at issue, as well as the potential for discrimination based on irrational xenophobic fears.
Bradley Corporation shares an important news release for handwashing habits. In the face of coronavirus, the flu and other illnesses, hygiene is more important than ever.
Last month, OSHA cited Nonni’s Foods LLC for exposing employees to falls and other hazards at a New York Facility.