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.
When the respiratory system encounters threats for which little to no effective natural defense exists, it is imperative to have controls in place to prevent exposure.
Now is the time to make a compelling and well-rounded business case for implementing IH software in your organization.
Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at the most important events that have helped to evolve occupational health and safety.
OSHA is requesting nominations to fill one vacant employee representative position on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health. The 15-member group advises the Secretary of Labor and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health on developing standards and policies affecting the construction industry.
Employee dies while attempting to mount a tire on a rim.
Logistics networks face increasing demand and complexity, and businesses are investing more in maximizing efficiency. However, these efforts may overlook occupational health and safety in the name of speed and profitability.
Increasingly, U.S. industries are using robotic technologies to perform dangerous or repetitive tasks, and these systems are becoming more collaborative and mobile in naturel, according to a press release.
OH&S is excited to announce a brand-new podcast focused on industrial hygiene called IHpod: An Industrial Hygiene Podcast.