This week, OSHA issued interim guidance on employers’ duties as they relate to recording cases of COVID-19.
When unexpected crises, like COVID-19, cause unexpected shutdowns, safety managers should capitalize on the opportunity to reevaluate safety procedures across the board.
Editor Sydny Shepard interviews Craig Sexton, Global Creative Director at DuPont Sustainable Solutions, about engaging the heart and the head to transform an organization's safety culture.
Taken from its guidelines on preparing workplaces for the coronavirus, OSHA’s worker exposure chart is a one-page chart on evaluating your workspace’s risk level to COVID-19.
Following the regulations and staying in compliance are important, but we know you want to go beyond minimum requirements to keep your employees safe.
Coronavirus patients in areas with high air pollution are more likely to die from the infection. Here’s what you need to know—and some tips on reducing exposure to pollution.
During this coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Labor reminds employers that they cannot punish workers for reporting unsafe conditions.
We’re hearing it everywhere: those with the virus might not exhibit symptoms. Here’s what you should know about the word asymptomatic—and the risks.
New recommendations are rethinking the use of masks for the common citizen during the coronavirus pandemic. While some experts think this is a good step for public health, others are not so sure.
The Department of Labor just published OSHA’s new workplace poster—in English and Spanish—for reducing worker risk to the coronavirus. Read its recommended 10 steps.
New York City is one of the places hit hardest by the coronavirus, and police officers there are taking a huge blow. Now, nearly 17 percent of officers are sick or in quarantine.
Bradley Corporation just released new data on hand washing habits, and it’s clear that news coverage, signage and restroom preparedness has prompted better handwashing behavior.
With America’s essential workers carrying the country at the moment, their safety is incredibly important. The National Safety Council calls for their protection and safety.
According to a recent study, nearly 45 percent of adults say the pandemic has affected their mental health—even with differences in occupation, location and more. Some are calling it now a nationwide, psychological trauma.
Hygiene is important always, but during this time of this pandemic, here are some COVID-19 work practices for workers handling waste and recycling products.
As the world is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, fit testing respirators for healthcare workers and first responders remain vital to respiratory protection programs to reduce exposure to the disease.
While it's difficult to replicate the personal, collaborative environment of a physical office, working from home has a wide range of unique benefits.
During the coronavirus pandemic, a number of health scams have littered the media, making some people falsely believe products like essential oil, nasal sprays and herbal concoctions could help cure the virus.
Many companies race to keep up with the demands for healthcare PPE and equipment, and they’re using a once-futuristic technology: 3D printing.
Whole Foods and Amazon employees have been speaking out about the lack of protections and PPE they’ve received since the start of this pandemic. Since an organized walkout this week, worker frustrations are coming to a culmination.
Whether responding to a carbon monoxide call or performing an overhaul and investigation, a gas detector could save your life or the lives of nearby civilians.
With changes in a facility comes changes in its electrical hazards. Make sure you’re keeping up.
With evolving safety technologies come changes in foot protection. Here are four topics you don’t want to miss.
Proper footwear is needed for nearly every occupation and setting, so why not make sure you understand the options?
Nothing is as simple as it seems; the unexpected happens every day.
Engaging workers in safety is way more effective than telling them about it, or being passive.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) allows safety managers to utilize modern, industrial hardware and technology.
Vision and eye health go beyond the regular checkup— don’t skimp on appropriate vision PPE.
Safety in the workplace is just as much about injury as it is about emotional and mental wellness.
When it comes to defending against the hazards faced by welders every day, you must incorporate protective gear from head to toe.