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.
Sanitation workers were exposed to equipment hazards during cleaning operations.
The Biden administration makes 400 million N95 masks available to Americans for free.
Despite many efforts, millions of rapid test kits are backlogged for delivery.
OSHA has confirmed that it will publish a standard on extreme heat. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look at what might be included in the final rule.
The company was cited for failing to enforce CDC and company policies for mask wearing and social distancing.
OSHA finds Earthbalance Corp. exposed workers to dangers of heat exposure.
PM Engineered Solutions of Watertown, Connecticut faces $236K in penalties.
The major push to boost vaccination rates stopped.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a stay on OSHA's ETS to protect workers from Covid-19. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the history of the ETS, from inception to SCOTUS block.
The agency is likely to say people who can wear N95 or KN95 masks should do so.
The partnership was created to focus on preventing worker injuries and exposure to hazards.
The alliance continues eight years of a collaborative safety and training relationship.
Mountain Power Construction faces $173K in penalties.
Illness data must be submitted by March 2, 2022.
Hearing health is more important than you might think. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard dives into the impact hearing loss has on an employee, ways to measure hazardous noise and choosing the right hearing protection.
Aluminum Shapes LLC accepts willful, repeat citations and agrees to abatement measures.
Another employee became sick following exposure to respiratory hazards at the Alabama facility.
Ensuring safer work conditions is a top priority.
Scientists provide extensive information about the variant as well as how to stay as safe as possible.
Severe temperatures, poor ventilation, toxic gasses and extreme darkness – these are all common working conditions when operating in confined spaces.
Statistics from several countries prove Omicron is taking over.