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NSC Encourages New Policies Following New Data on Overdose Death

NSC Encourages New Policies Following New Data on Overdose Death

Employers should support workers in mental health and substance use recovery, NSC says.

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Risk Assessment and Control Methods

Episode 141

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Risk Assessment and Control Methods

Recognition and prevention of MSDs in the workplace is critical to employee safety and health.

Contractor Cited After Workers Found in Unprotected Trenches at Two Sites

Contractor Cited After Workers Found in Unprotected Trenches at Two Sites

OSHA previously cited the contractor for similar violations.



Fire Risk Assessments and The Role of “Responsible Persons” In The U.K.

Fire Risk Assessments and The Role of “Responsible Persons” In The U.K.

The person responsible for fire safety must recognize their role in mitigating fire risks.

Companies Cited After Bridge Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Another

Companies Cited After Bridge Collapse Killed One Worker and Injured Another

The collapse was caused by a portion of the bridge that was overstressed.

OSHA Resources for Protecting Workers from Heat

OSHA Resources for Protecting Workers from Heat

From a free app to educational web pages, OSHA offers ways to keep your workers safe.

Americans Are Washing Their Hands Less Often than at Start of Pandemic

Americans Are Washing Their Hands Less Often than at Start of Pandemic

In 2022, only 56 percent of Americans wash their hands six to 15 times per day.

Feelings of Being Unsafe at Work May Correlate to Depression, Anxiety

Feelings of Being Unsafe at Work May Correlate to Depression, Anxiety

A new study from NSC found people who felt unsafe at work were more like to experience symptoms of anxiety or depression than their coworkers who felt safe.

Milwaukee Construction Project Takes Action To Protect Workers

Milwaukee Construction Project Takes Action To Protect Workers

Stakeholders signed a partnership with OSHA for a construction project in Wisconsin.

Company Cited After Oil Well Explosion Leaves Three Workers Seriously Injured

Company Cited After Oil Well Explosion Leaves Three Workers Seriously Injured

Now OSHA is proposing citations and a penalty of $453k.

Mitigating Risks that Lead to Slips, Trips & Falls

Episode 140

Mitigating Risks that Lead to Slips, Trips & Falls

Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses three of the most common reasons why severe injuries and fatalities happen on a job site.

Custom Golf Ball Company

Customized Golf Ball Company's “Star” Designation Renewed by OSHA

The company was recognized for its work in health and safety.

Oklahoma Contractor Faces Willful Citations After Worker Fatally Injured

Oklahoma Contractor Faces Willful Citations After Worker Fatally Injured

OSHA issued the citations and a $370K penalty to the paving company.

OH&S To Host Third Annual Industrial Hygiene Virtual Summit

OH&S To Host Third Annual Industrial Hygiene Virtual Summit

Join leading health and safety experts for three live presentations.

OSHA Proposes $793K in Penalties for PA Contractor

OSHA Proposes $793K in Penalties for PA Contractor

Included in the citation are willful and safety violations.

Computer Vision As A Solution To Safety Challenges In Industrial Facilities

Computer Vision As A Solution To Safety Challenges In Industrial Facilities

Maybe Artificial Intelligence could be the answer to many workplace safety questions.

Refractory Manufacturer Cited After Worker’s Arm Amputated

Refractory Manufacturer Cited After Worker’s Arm Amputated

The incident led OSHA to cite TYK America for 11 safety violations.

New Survey Shows Workers Worry About Air Quality

New Survey Shows Workers Worry About Air Quality

Many workers said they are concerned the air may be polluted and think access to clean air is important.

Recycling Facility Placed in SVEP After Worker

Recycling Facility Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program After Worker's Death

OSHA also cited it for fall and machine hazard violations.

ASSP Publishes New Standard on Workplace Injuries

ASSP Publishes New Standard on Workplace Injuries

The new standard goes a step beyond the baseline and uses three sets of metrics.

The Past, Present & Future of Respiratory Protection 

Episode 139

The Past, Present & Future of Respiratory Protection 

A look back at the history of respiratory research and standards is eye-opening when you consider how much respiratory protection has done for us in the past two and a half years.

Respiratory Health 101: What You Need to Know about Welding PPE

Respiratory Health 101: What You Need to Know about Welding PPE

When welders utilize the correct respirators work can be done safely and efficiently.

The Past & Future of Respiratory Protection

The last two and a half years have taught us how important respiratory protection is.

Monitor for Asbestos to Help Save Lives

Monitor for Asbestos to Help Save Lives

Ensure your worksites are asbestos free.

Using AI to Scale Workplace Manual Handling Safety & Maximize Engagement

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Using AI to Scale Workplace Manual Handling Safety & Maximize Engagement

Typically, once a new starter has completed their manual handling training and has been signed off as trained for the job, they are on their own until the next scheduled training. This could be as long as a year! What about all the time in between?

Get Your Plan in Place to Reevaluate Industrial Hygiene Data

Get Your Plan in Place to Reevaluate Industrial Hygiene Data

Determining when to reassess employee exposures is a challenge that many with industrial hygiene responsibilities face.

Dust Hazards Analysis and NFPA 652 in Industrial Hygiene Settings

Dust Hazards Analysis and NFPA 652 in Industrial Hygiene Settings

Solely using hygiene measurements to address hazards is not a safe strategy.

Inspection & Maintenance for Portable Eye Wash Stations

Inspection & Maintenance for Portable Eye Wash Stations

What are the inspection and maintenance criteria for portable eyewash stations?

Five Tips to Improve Safety in Confined Spaces

Five Tips to Improve Safety in Confined Spaces

When workers in confined spaces need your help, you can’t act on impulse.