The highly anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard to protect workers from Covid-19 has been published. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard interviews Ashley Brightwell, partner in Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group, about what employers should know about the new ETS.
Those who are vaccinated can still be infected with COVID-19 but are much less likely to catch it.
The pathway is being cleared for vaccination of the youngest age group yet in the United States.
OSHA has published its ETS to protect workers from Covid-19. Heres' what's included:
The meeting is scheduled for November 16.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals is looking to advance worker safety and enhance careers.
While employees are still trying to navigate Covid-19, an old, but potentially severe, illness is circling back around.
The Department of Labor said that OSHA's Covid-19 emergency rule for employers with 100 employees or more could be published before the end of the week.
According to new information from the U.S. Department of Transportation, road fatalities spiked in the first six months of 2021.
What are some of the things you can do to ensure your lockout/tagout program are compliant with OSHA's standards? Find out in this episode of OH&S SafetyPod as Editor Sydny Shepard walks you through the top thee components of an energy control program.
OSHA cites Dunaway Excavating Inc. for four violations and proposes $208K in penalties.
Some industries are inherently more dangerous than others, employers need to do all they can to make their workplaces safe.
U.S. DOL advises Secretary on workplace safety for federal workers.
The rulemaking targets the risks of both indoor and outdoor heat hazards.
Interested in what lies on the horizon when it comes to OSHA and COVID-19? Editor Sydny Shepard interviews Labor and Employment Attorney Lillian Moon about how workplaces can prepare for new impending rules.
OSHA has not confirmed a new leader since January 2017.
OSHA proposes $118K in penalties for Mississippi Limestone Corp. after worker’s death.
Results are planned to be resubmitted to the U.S. FDA, EMA and regulatory agencies around the world soon.
Three states are at risk of losing their State OSHA Plans. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard breaks down what it takes for a state to have authority to enforce their own work worker protection plans and what can happen if they don't meet the minimum requirements.
U.S. Department of Labor pushes to revoke safety oversight of Utah, Arizona and South Carolina.
OSHA finds three willful, two serious violations and proposes $212K in penalties.
Let’s take a look back at all the National Fire Protection Association has done to advance worker protection in the past 125 years.
An online training course offers teaches a comprehensive approach to addressing impairment in the workplace.
The Exposition at the NSC 2021 Congress & Expo was packed with products and services from companies across the country.
The National Safety Council will migrate their Safety Congress & Expo from Orlando to San Diego for 2022.
Editor Sydny Shepard lays out the latest information shaping OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for fiscal year 2021.
Hi Tech Motorcars LLC terminated employee for warning managers and coworkers.
Getting to a higher level in a workplace often means using a ladder. However ladders, if used incorrectly, become the reason for many fatalities and injuries.