The respiratory protection standard includes a requirement for a medical clearance for required use of tight-fitting respirators and for some specific respirators even with voluntary use.
Leaving the worksite pain free for activities outside of work is critical for a healthy worker and a safer jobsite.
Six people died and 12 more were injured in a preventable incident at a poultry plant last January. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard details OSHA's investigation and dives into workplace violence, COVID-19 vaccination mandates and more.
Manufacturers have begun combining the newest innovations and technologies to suit specific applications and industries.
Because construction was specifically excluded from following the general industry confined space standard, OSHA would have to cite concerns in the construction industry under several different areas.
High-level leadership has always been a heightened challenge; even more so during these times.
Planning, preparation and proper equipment is key to protecting confined space workers from fall hazards.
As safety professionals, we need to always consider the electrical issue as it relates to lockout/tagout.
The construction industry continues to be the most dangerous in which to work in America.
TAV Holdings Inc. faces $112,212 in proposed penalties.
Although there were less people out and about during quarantine, traffic deaths spiked by 7.2 percent last year.
The delta variant is spreading at a rapid pace and causing COVID-19 cases to soar, leading the mask mandate to make a comeback.
The Illinois Department of Labor and OSHA highlight ways to address violence issues in the workplace.
The U.S. is seeing an increase in weekly COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant.
What's a PSIF and why is it so important to the safety of your facility? In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Fastenal's Joseph Solheid to define this term and describe how safety professionals can use it to their advantage.
OSHA investigation finds that safety procedures could have prevented the tragedy.
OSHA finds these companies have a total of 59 safety and health violations.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new partnership between NIOSH and ASA to protect temporary workers, new data on the latest decline in life expectancy and research that shows heat-related injuries might be significantly underreported.
Janiec Roofing Inc. does not comply with OSHA’s previous settlement agreement.
Life expectancy declined by an average of 1.5 years in 2020 for Americans.
Some cancer death rates, however, stay stagnant.
Thousands of heat injuries across the country went unaccounted for.
A federal inspection of D&D Manufacturing Inc. in El Paso, TX leads to a $412,750 fine.
OSHA claims three companies did not take the proper steps to contain potential residue containing asbestos.
A restitution is ordered for a family of a worker killed in a Granby Trench collapse.
The alliance is between the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the American Staffing Association.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard talks about OSHA's latest revision to the National Emphasis Program for COVID-19, DOL's attempt to increase funding to hire OSHA investigators and the CDC's latest data on drug overdoses.
Tramont Manufacturing LLC ignored hazards found during inspections in 2020.