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Cal/OSHA Cites Poultry Plant for COVID-19 Violations

Cal/OSHA Cites Poultry Plant for COVID-19 Violations

Foster Farms and staffing agencies at its Livingston facility failed to protect employees from COVID-19.

Make Sure to do Your Part to Stay Safe on the Roads this Memorial Day Weekend

Make Sure to do Your Part to Stay Safe on the Roads this Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner; here are drivers’ safety tips to prevent accidents and crashes this holiday provided by the National Safety Council.

OSHA Proposes Clarification of Handrail and Stair Rail System Requirements for Safety

OSHA Proposes Clarification of Handrail and Stair Rail System Requirements for Safety

Unclear since 2016, President Joe Biden plans to remove confusion surrounding the requirements.



NFPA 70E—2021: What

Episode 74

NFPA 70E — 2021: What's New for PPE

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Scott Francis, Technical Sales Manager for Westex: A Milliken Brand, to discuss new additions and clarifications in the latest edition of NFPA 70E.

States with the Highest Rates of Severe Injuries in the Workplace

States with the Highest Rates of Severe Injuries in the Workplace

A new analysis shows the top 10 states with the highest rate of severe injuries in the workplace.

Problems with Safety Management: Accident Issues

Problems with Safety Management: Accident Issues

Clear communication of objectives can play a big part in avoiding confusion and clarifying expectations.

Wearables in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

Episode 73

Wearables in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard is joined by two professionals from NIOSH to discuss how wearable devices are impacting the safety industry.

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Passes in the House

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Passes in the House

The bill that protects pregnant workers and their unborn children now heads to the Senate.

Outdoor Oregon Workers to be Protected from Heat Waves and Wildfire Smoke

Outdoor Oregon Workers to be Protected from Heat Waves and Wildfire Smoke

Oregon OSHA started a rule-making process to ensure worker safety when working outside.

Organizations Urge for Clarification on CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

Organizations Urge for Clarification on CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

The new CDC guidance is creating a lot of confusion for organizations leaving them wondering how to go about moving forward with COVID-19 protection protocols in the workplace.

The National Fire Protection Association Establishes a New Standard to Help Against Cannabis Fires in the Workplace

The National Fire Protection Association Establishes a New Standard to Help Against Cannabis Fires in the Workplace

NFPA 420 focuses on fire safety and addressing hazards in cannabis facilities.

Registration for ASSP

Registration for ASSP's Safety 2021 Now Open

You can now register online for ASSP's Safety 2021 conference and exposition, which is set for Sept. 13 - 15 in Austin, Texas.

Study Conducted Shows Long Working Hours Increase Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

Study Conducted Shows Long Working Hours Increase Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

WHO and ILO share a study with statistics showing the dangers of working too much overtime.

Mobile Treatment Centers to Create a Culture of Safety

From Solar Fields to Pipeline Construction and More: Mobile Treatment Centers to Create a Culture of Safety

The health and safety of employees can rely on Mobile Treatment Centers.

Amazon Launches Program to Help with Physical and Mental Health Activities

Amazon Launches Program to Help with Physical and Mental Health Activities

WorkingWell’s mission is to become the world’s safest place to work.

OSHA Forms an Alliance with Two Maine Organizations to Promote Worker Safety

OSHA Forms an Alliance with Two Maine Organizations to Promote Worker Safety

The Maine brewing industry is continuing to expand; it’s a chance to spread the word about safety in growing workplaces.

Checking In: Understanding and Prioritizing Mental Wellness in the Workplace

Episode 72

Checking In: Understanding and Prioritizing Mental Wellness in the Workplace

In this episode we are talking all about stress, wellness and mental health in the workplace. Find out how safety directors, executives and HR can help to ensure that employees feel heard and cared for.

Occupational Health Experts Recommend a New Plan of Safety to Prevent Workplace Injury and Illness

Occupational Health Experts Recommend a New Plan of Safety to Prevent Workplace Injury and Illness

A guide is created providing examples of leading health metrics in the workplace.

Cal/OSHA Releases FAQ Answering COVID-19 Questions for the Workplace

Cal/OSHA Releases FAQ Answering COVID-19 Questions for the Workplace

Vaccinated employees in California can come to work even if they’re exposed to someone with the disease.

OSHA Cites Six Contractors for Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards

OSHA Cites Six Contractors for Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards

$244,397 in penalties are distributed due to four willful and 35 serious violations for New Jersey, Pennsylvania companies.

Batteries Might Prevent Workplace Injury

Batteries Might Prevent Workplace Injury

An associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh leads a study to show AA batteries can measure shoe tread wear, leading to slips and falls.

How Leading Companies Are Using AI Sensors for Safety

How Leading Companies Are Using AI Sensors for Safety

New advances in ergonomic training using sensors and biofeedback are forging a step change in manual handling injury reduction.

Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational Culture Drives (Safety) Performance

Organizational culture involves a set of assumptions and beliefs that guides customary and traditional ways of thinking.

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

Episode 71

Getting the Upper Hand: Selecting the Right Hand Protection for Your Workers

We are talking all about hand protection in this interview between Editor Sydny Shepard and Fastenal's Safety Sales Director Evan Hardin. Listen in as they discuss hand injuries, PPE, new technology and how to keep your workers safe on the job.

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers More Than $39K for 31 Employees at Tennessee Lawn Care Company

Lawnwise Inc. did not pay its employees for any overtime work.

Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

Shrinking the Space: Small Steps for COVID-19 Control

As employees are coming back to the workplace, it’s important to keep in mind there is a lot a business can do to help prevent the spread of the disease.

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Research Shows Almost Two Thirds of Unvaccinated Employees Will Refuse the COVID-19 Vaccine

Some companies aren’t being equitable when it comes to their employees taking time off to get their shot.

A Look into OSHA

Episode 70

A Look into OSHA's Most Recent Costly Citations

In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard rounds up the most costly and serious citations OSHA has doled out in the last year.