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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.

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.

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.



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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Safety Performance Indicators

Episode 146

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Prioritize Safety this National Safety Month

Prioritize Safety this National Safety Month

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

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.

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.

Companies Pledge to Continue to Improve Worker Mental Health

Companies Pledge to Continue to Improve Worker Mental Health

Workers’ mental health has declined in recent years, many surveys show.

41 People Killed in Depot Fire in Bangladesh

41 People Killed in Depot Fire in Bangladesh

The fire on Saturday night also injured more than 300 people.

Dollar General Stores Cited for Emergency Exit Hazards

Dollar General Stores Cited for Emergency Exit Hazards

OSHA said these exits were locked or blocked at two locations.

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Episode 145

How to Avoid Safety Blind Spots

Safety blind spots in the workplace may be more prevalent than you think. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses how safety blind spots develop as well as how you can recognize and mitigate them.

NSC and Others Pledge to Reduce Workplace Injuries

NSC and Others Pledge to Reduce Workplace Injuries

This National Safety Month, more than 15 organizations have signed the pledge.

Washington State Files Emergency Rules on Heat Exposure, Wildfire Smoke

Washington State Files Emergency Rules on Heat Exposure, Wildfire Smoke

The state is currently working on permanent rules to keep workers safe.

Contractor Cited After Truss Collapse Fatally Injures Worker

Contractor Cited After Truss Collapse Fatally Injures Worker

OSHA cited the Florida company and proposed penalties of $18,853.