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OSHA Cites Pennsylvania Dollar Tree for Exit and Storage Hazard Violations

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has received OSHA citations for exit and storage hazards and faces $296,861 in penalties.

Employee Recognition is the Future of Workplace Culture

Employee Recognition is the Future of Workplace Culture

Competitive pay, benefits, and flexibility all influence employees’ contentment and productivity in the workplace; however, recent studies show that employee recognition is potentially the most important.

Female Firefighters’ Battle Against Occupational Cancer

Female Firefighters’ Battle Against Occupational Cancer

In recent years, many women firefighters have raised concerns that their job may be putting them at higher risk of breast cancer. Recent studies show this very well could be the case.



Retail Worker Safety: Five Tips for Working Alone

Review these helpful safety tips for retail workers alone on the job—topics that could save their lives.

Updated OSHA Program Aims to Reduce Amputation Risks in PA Manufacturing Industry

OSHA has launched an initiative to focus more agency inspections on reducing workplace hazards that could lead to amputation injuries in the Pennsylvania manufacturing industry.

Defying Gravity Reduces Fall Incidents

Gravity sees all of us as equals, and it’s the force responsible for one of the most common types of workplace injuries: falls.

Developments in Personal Noise Dosimetry

Workplace noise measurements are critical to keeping workers and workplaces safe; make sure your noise dosimeters are appropriate and up to snuff.

How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

How Today’s Technology is Enabling the Next Generation of Electrical LOTO

Electrical LOTO programs are important for any safety program.

Cutting to the Chase in Hand Protection

How should you decide which gloves will best protect your workers from cut and puncture hazards?

The Sounds of Safety

The Sounds of Safety

It all loops back to safety.

An Overview of SAMHSA’s New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

An Overview of SAMHSA's New Oral Fluid Testing Guidelines

SAMHSA’s mandatory guidelines have served as the blueprint for many state drug testing laws and policies since 1988. But new methods for oral fluids testing will mean big changes.

The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

The Case for Managing Human Factors at Heights

Employers should follow safety regulations to protect their employees. But quite frankly, those measures do not cut it.

Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

Next Generation Fall Protection Equipment Makes Work at Height Safer than Ever

Manufacturers are making fall protection equipment that is not only stronger, but also lighter than ever before.

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

Recognizing and Preventing Heat-Related Hazards as Temperatures Rise

Employers must work to protect workers from heat-related illnesses during the hot summer months.

Understanding Modern Head Protection

Understanding the differences between various kinds of head protection products available means employers can protect their workers with the best kind of protection.

Dynamic Leadership Means Going Beyond Asking “Why?”

The key to a good leader is not just someone who asks the “why” behind a problem; they also ask the “what” and the “how.”

Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Three tips for choosing the right kind of protective apparel for workers.

Federal Court Orders Railway to Pay $696,173 in Whistleblower Case

After the US Department of Labor found out a railway retaliated against a whistleblower, the Colorado US District Court has cited the railway to pay thousands.

How Can Employers Help Workers Get Better Sleep and Increase Lifespans?

How Can Employers Help Workers Get Better Sleep and Increase Lifespans?

Sleep deprivation can affect our energy levels, productivity levels, and our livelihoods. Here’s how employers might be able to help.

Oregon OSHA Cites Lumber Company for Six Violations

Mid-Columbia Lumber Products is being cited for violating job safety rules by Oregon OSHA in connection with an accident investigation.

NSC Asks Presidential Candidates to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

NSC Asks Presidential Candidates to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The National Safety Council has asked presidential candidates to utilize the National Plan to Address Opioid Misuse—a recent plan to combat addiction.

The Google-Sized Conundrum

The Google-Sized Conundrum

Google says it fired four workers for violating company policy, but workers are saying the company is punishing them for speaking out about company ethics.

OSHA Raises Awareness for Fall Hazards in May

The week of May 4 through 8 is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down—meant to raise awareness about fall hazards in construction.

It Pays to be Safe: Three Investments Manufacturing Companies Can Make to Protect the Bottom Line

It Pays to be Safe: Three Investments Manufacturing Companies Can Make to Protect the Bottom Line

Below are three innovative ways that organizations are investing in their employees to set themselves up for the next decade, while protecting themselves from the current manufacturing downturn.

Report your Workplace Injuries to OSHA Before March 2

The deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A data for the 2019 year is fast approaching.

VPPPA Announces Award and Scholarship Opportunities

A new press release by the VPPPA has some exciting news for the awards and scholarship season.

OH&S SafetyPod: Hand Protection: Hazards, Standards and Glove, Oh My!

Episode 6

OH&S SafetyPod: Hand Protection: Hazards, Standards and Gloves, Oh My!

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with not one, but two, members of the ISEA Hand Protection Group — Jill Clements and Matt Block — to discuss reducing the risks of hand injuries. Sponsored by Glove Guard.

Worker Fatalities Rates Decline, but Worker Suicide Rates Increase

Worker Fatalities Rates Decline, but Worker Suicide Rates Increase

A recent report by the Bureau of Labor statistics reveals that companies are losing more and more employees to suicide—and they don’t really know what to do about it.

Occupational Hearing Testing Just Got Easier with SHOEBOX Ltd.’s Service

Audiology company, SHOEBOX, just launched its reviewer service: an international network of regionally licensed audiologists offering occupational hearing testing audiological reviews.

Preparing for The Aging Workforce

More and more seniors are staying in the the workforce, and this means companies need to understand how to best utilize and protect them.

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