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Live From Safety 2022: Day 1

Day one of ASSP Safety 2022 is over! Nearly 5,000 people attended both virtually and in person. Want to catch up on the day? Visit our Live From page for coverage at ohsonline.com/live.

Safety 2022 is Just Getting Started in Chicago

The American Society of Safety Professional’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference & Exposition started with a bang Monday, June 27 in Chicago.

MSHA to Award Funds for Miner Safety and Health Education

MSHA to Award Funds for Miner Safety and Health Education

Up to $1,00,000 will be given out under the Brookwood-Sago grant program.



Watch Your Step: Best Practices to Mitigate Fall Risks on Worksites

Watch Your Step: Best Practices to Mitigate Fall Risks on Worksites

Slips, trips and falls lead to thousands of injuries every year. Learn how to prevent them to improve worker safety.

The Economics of Safety

The Economics of Safety

Creative alternatives to common problems exist if you know where to look.

New Report Shows Worker Stress at Potential High

New Report Shows Worker Stress at Potential High

Over 40 percent of people surveyed said they felt stressed the day prior to taking the survey.

Illinois Coal Mine Operator Cited After Employees Not Evacuated During Fire

Illinois Coal Mine Operator Cited After Employees Not Evacuated During Fire

MSHA cited the company for 14 citations and proposed over $1,000,000 in penalties.

Funding for Grant Available for Worker Safety and Hazard Education, Training

Funding for Grant Available for Worker Safety and Hazard Education, Training

OSHA will award nonprofits $11.7 million for Susan Harwood Training grants.

An Insight to the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

An Insight to the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

Knowing the safety performance of these vehicles is important for the conversation of implementing this technology in the workplace.

More Than Case Workers: Occupational Health Nurses and Safety

More Than Case Workers: Occupational Health Nurses and Safety

Occupational health nurses are the key to promoting whole health and safety on worksites.

Getting the Most Out of Your Incident Investigations

Episode 147

Getting the Most Out of Your Incident Investigations

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices for conducting effective Incident Investigations.

Headed to Safety 2022? What the Windy City Has to Offer

Headed to Safety 2022? What the Windy City Has to Offer

This year’s ASSP Safety 2022 Conference and Expo will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Live From ASSP Safety 2022 Starts Next Week

The OH&S Live From page is a great resource for all attendees, whether in person or virtual!

Filling Your Schedule: Can’t Miss Sessions at Safety 2022

Safety 2022 promotes over 125 educational sessions for attendees. Here’s a few you won’t want to miss.

ASSP Safety 2022 to Highlight Session with Doug Parker, OSHA Head

Safety 2022 in Chicago is focusing on bringing safety professionals much needed education, including a conversation with OSHA’s Doug Parker.

New Survey Shows Worker Opinion on Electrical Safety

New Survey Shows Worker Opinion on Electrical Safety

Multiple respondents said “more can be done” to improve safety at work.

Frozen Food Manufacturer Cited for 36 Violations After Worker Fatally Injured

Frozen Food Manufacturer Cited for 36 Violations After Worker Fatally Injured

OSHA placed the company in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

Compiled Data Shows Injury and Fatal Injury Rates for Construction Workers

Compiled Data Shows Injury and Fatal Injury Rates for Construction Workers

Data reveals that almost 1,034 construction workers lost their lives in 2020 to fatal injuries at work.

Choosing Safety Performance Leading Indicators with SMART

Choosing Safety Performance Leading Indicators with SMART

Use these principles from OSHA to determine what a good leading indicator is.

ILO Adds Category to Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

ILO Adds Category to Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

The new category focuses on occupational safety and health.

Pillow Manufacturer Cited for Seven Repeat-Serious, Three Serious Violations

Pillow Manufacturer Cited for Seven Repeat-Serious, Three Serious Violations

The proposed penalties for the Georgia company total $190,758.

EPA Issues Testing Order for Substance Found in Fire Fighting Foam

EPA Issues Testing Order for Substance Found in Fire Fighting Foam

More than 500 workers are potentially exposed to this substance every year, EPA says.

Safety Performance Indicators

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Safety Performance Indicators: The Value of Tracking Progress

Safety performance indicators can be very beneficial to any company looking to measure their safety and health improvement efforts.

2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part One: Rooftop Fall Protection

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2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part One: Rooftop Fall Protection

If you’ve ever experienced an unexpected visit from an OSHA inspector, you know how important it is to be prepared. If you haven’t, consider this: OSHA has jurisdiction over 7 million worksites and, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, they still conducted over 21,000 inspections.

Washington DC Council Passes Bill on Cannabis Use and Employment

Washington DC Council Passes Bill on Cannabis Use and Employment

If the bill is signed by the mayor, employers would not be able to fire workers for cannabis use.

MSHA Starts New Effort to Protect Miners from Silica Hazards

MSHA Starts New Effort to Protect Miners from Silica Hazards

The program includes additional steps to help protect miners from silica exposure.

Occupational Hazards Landscape Professionals Need to Watch For

Occupational Hazards Landscape Professionals Need to Watch For

Tools, heat and noise are just a few hazards landscape professionals have to watch out for.

Prioritize Safety this National Safety Month

Prioritize Safety this National Safety Month

The National Safety Council has valuable resources for keeping workers safe.

Department of Labor hosts Maritime Advisory Committee Meeting Today

Department of Labor Hosts Maritime Advisory Committee Meeting Today

The meeting is open to the public and starts at 1 PM ET.

5 Safety Blind Spots in the Workplace

5 Safety Blind Spots in the Workplace

These blind spots can pose risk to workers.