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What Companies Need to Know About OSHA’s New Heat Illness Rules

What Companies Need to Know About OSHA’s New Heat Illness Rules

OSHA is taking steps now to help companies reduce heat illness.

How to Protect Workers from Combustible Dusts

How to Protect Workers from Combustible Dusts

Injuries and deaths from combustible dust are preventable. Follow OSHA’s guidelines on mitigating these hazards.

How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders at a Worksite

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) affect thousands of workers every year. In 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 272,780 cases of MSD caused people to miss work in the private sector.



Live from ASSP Day 2

The excited buzz from day one of the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition was still evident throughout the second day of the show. Safety professionals flooded the expo floor and connected in sessions at McCormick Place, where the conversations flowed easily amongst attendees.

Digital Transformation: From Convincing to Adoption

Each year I attend a safety conference, like the American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, I like to walk around the expo hall and talk with manufacturers and solutions providers about what they are working on currently and what is coming down the pipeline.

First Impression: ASSP Safety 2022 Experience

For the past three months, I've been writing about many topics relating to health and safety from behind a computer screen. Today, I was able to step away from the screen and experience everything in person. It was a wonderful experience to be able to meet with professionals and hear from influential people in the safety world.

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.

Safety 2022: The Impact of DEI on Safety

When safety professionals consider or evaluate programs and leadership styles, there are many factors involved, including diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

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.

Chicago is Buzzing with Safety Professionals at Safety 2022

While Chicago is an amazing place, I don’t think the Windy City had much to do with the electric buzz felt between attendees at the American Society of Safety Professional’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference & Exposition on Monday, June 27.

Delivering Effective Feedback to Instigate Change in Safety

Episode 148

Delivering Effective Feedback to Instigate Change in Safety

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses best practices in delivering feedback for instigating change in employee involvement in safety programs.

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.

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.

The Economics of Safety

The Economics of Safety

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.