Have you heard the story - The Emperor’s New Clothes? No one believes, but everyone believes that everyone else believes.
A new version of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, known as BA.2, emerged.
No federal regulation and uneven state paid sick leave laws put workers in certain states and industries at risk.
National Caregivers Day is a reminder of the importance of protecting those who protect us.
PennDOT announces selection of the team to rebuild fallen Fern Hollow Bridge.
Cold Formed Steel (CFS), also known as light gauge steel (LGS), construction is a practical, code approved solution to many of the limitations that builders face today when using traditional construction materials. Here are five key reasons why the CFS construction methods using advanced construction automation systems are better than traditional building methods.
Taking advantage of teachable moments and harboring a safe environment to discuss dangers are key to avoiding preventable loss.
NACOSH Heat Injury and Illness Work Group will hold the initial meeting on February 25.
Looking to improve your safety training programs? Editor Sydny Shepard discusses three was to develop training that is worthwhile and impactful to employees.
W.D. Townley and Son Lumber Company Inc. faces $389K in penalties.
Sinclair & Rush Inc. faces nearly $130K in proposed penalties.
NACOSH Heat Injury and Illness Work Group will hold its initial meeting on February 25, 2022.
On January 25, OSHA withdrew the ETS while leaving open the prospect that it may still attempt to finalize and implement a permanent vaccine and testing mandate.
Difficulty sleeping due to work stress and scheduling contributes to nurses’ anxiety and depression.
A lot of news has come from OSHA's attempt to protect workers against Covid-19. To clear up confusion, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the convoluted history of the ETS with Akerman Law Firm Partner Lillian Moon.
The booster shot is highly encouraged for an extra layer of protection.
Believe it or not, Occupational Health & Safety is 90 years old. As a celebration of this milestone, I thought it only necessary to look back on the formation of the publication as well as explain how OH&S plans to use this year to review some of the most important health and safety topics throughout the last 90 years.
It’s not just a temporary/pandemic-spiked thing. A survey of respected economists revealed: “Many expect the labor shortage to last at least several more years, and some say it’s permanent.”
Today, gloves are made from innovative, lightweight materials that provide protection, comfort and reduced hand fatigue, so workers are more likely to wear them.
Achieving a culture of safety involves every department within an organization.
It is important for everyone on the job site to understand the importance of PPE, how to check for damage and ensure proper fit.
The key to making new software rollouts successful is good training.
Working in sub-zero temperatures? Here is how to ensure reliable heated water for drench showers and eyewashes.
One of the main reasons software implementations fail is because the scale of the project was too much from the outset.
The benefits of portable industrial vacuums for combustible dust mitigation.
To help professionals and practitioners in various industries safely manage pesky particles, NFPA has developed six standards.
OH&S takes a look at the most important events that have helped to evolve occupational health and safety since the inception of the publication.
There are eight key features to look for when purchasing a sampling pump.
Loading docks are one of the most critical and dangerous links in any supply chain.
Employees are leaving worksites in droves—finding ways to give workers ownership of their safety and health could help retention.