Physiologic monitoring can help protect all workers from heat-related illness.
Not all definitions for “qualified” are the same.
Some of the topics the respondents were surveyed on were the height of the fall, the cause and if the employer made changes.
The ruling follows an incident in 2016 when a walkway collapsed with a worker on it.
Safety+ Symposium is over, but there are VPPPA events and resources to look forward to.
VPPPA has announced its latest location for their annual event.
The company must make changes, pay a penalty and will face probation after a court order.
There are many things that safety directors, managers and leadership can do to ensure that employees are adhering to a vision protection program.
One of the companies had a fire safety plan but did not use it, according to OSHA.
The report categorizes data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Safety can be a big concern for people who drive for work.
The lawsuit lists South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation as the plaintiffs.
Research shows that ill-fitting work shoes can significantly harm employees.
OSHA proposed penalties of $1,343,363.
NSC says that 21,340 people died from traffic crashes in the first half of this year.
Safety+ Symposium takes places in Washington DC from August 23 to 25.
Can’t go to VPPPA Safety+ Symposium? Here are other ways to get involved.
Gwendolyn Sykes will talk at the Closing General Session on August 25.
Lowering the number of instances of workplace violence is not only crucial to the health and safety of your workforce, but is also legally mandated by federal OSHA.
People who work at weddings, bars and restaurants are often exposed to loud noise. How do you protect these workers from noise hazards?
A recent study shows that some employers may be interested in IDT to test for employee impairment.
The operator of car wash, oil change, fueling and convenience stores was cited for not protecting workers from violence, according to OSHA.
Since 2016, the company has faced proposed penalties of over $6 million.
The plan will cover local and state government workers.
Hearing loss affects many workers every year. Now, some may be able to get hearing aids without a prescription.
Creating an effective program to test for substance abuse in the workplace can be difficult when faced with modern day trends and challenges.
Field service management solutions can help with accountability, reducing risk and education.
As workers are exposed to heat, they can be at risk for heat-related illnesses.
Amid an on-going pandemic, VPPPA is assuring attendees of their annual Safety+ Symposium that safety and health is their top priority.