The U.S. Department of Labor has issued an alert with safety tips for restaurant, food and beverage businesses to protect their workers from coronavirus exposure while they provide curbside pickup or takeout.
The New York Times released an article outlining the U.S. states that are partially opening, soon opening and still shut down because of the coronavirus. While some state officials are eager to reopen, others are very wary.
With the global pandemic has come many discussions on PPE: supply, effectiveness, disinfectant methods and injuries. The NPIAP released a position statement last month on how to ease N95 injuries.
A recent survey by WalletHub on social distancing and coronavirus coping examines Americans’ attitudes and behaviors during the pandemic. The results showed which states were best and worst at social distancing, and how individuals are coping in self-isolation.
PPE standards equip health and safety managers with tools to make informed choices about the right product for the job, and keeping up with them is a feat of its own.
Silica is threatening the health of many countertop workers—here’s what you can do to reduce their risk.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it will assist in distributing over one million protective masks to the nation’s commercial truck drivers.
Here are the most frequently asked questions about controlling dangerous dusts in order to maintain a safe work environment.
Keeping workers healthy with vigilance and common sense.
FR garments also play a vital role in effective combustible dust hazard prevention.
Industrial hygiene is crucial for controlling chemical hazards by enacting deliberate and systematic protective measures.
Not all airborne dust particles are the same. Here are ways you can differentiate between particulate exposures and hazards for your workplace.
Words only go so far for inciting a safety culture. You need to act.
Why worry about reporting if you can prevent the release in the first place?
The need for sufficient and properly working emergency eyewash and shower devices in workplaces is real and pervasive.
Photoionization detectors (PIDs) are gas detection technology that can help businesses address this risk from the start, maintaining the highest level of short- and long-term safety for workers.
Fire departments respond to nearly 280 industrial incidents involving static electricity each year.
Flame-resistant (FR) clothing is a crucial element in keeping workers safe.
The Centers for Disease and Prevention has added several symptoms to its existing list of symptoms for COVID-19. Some you’ve heard, some you might not have.
Need advice for revisiting drug testing policy in the era of legalization?
You may be entitled to asbestos compensation. Find out if you are eligible.
Last week, the Department of Labor released additional interim enforcement guidance on reusing disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators that have been decontaminated.
What can engineering directors and facility managers do to move their facilities closer to NFPA 70E compliance when spending has all but ground to a halt?
OSHA and the CDC have teamed together to provide Americans with an interim guidance for workers and employers in the meat packaging and meat processing industry—especially given recent sick workers.
Businesses in retail, construction, manufacturing and package delivery should review recently issued industry-specific guidance from OSHA.
As one of the places hardest hit by the pandemic, New York City is seeing a huge number of individuals suffering and dying from the virus—and emergency responders are struggling to sleep, treat and save lives.
The questions of when and how the country will open after this global pandemic are undeniable ones, but there’s no doubt employers will have to operate workplaces differently. The National Safety Council and others are working to help them in that process.
One popular question is: are workers eligible for workers' compensation benefits if they are exposed to COVID-19 on the job and must be out of work?
ASSP President-Elect Deborah Roy answers the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard.
The government recently updated its essential critical infrastructure workforce advisory list to include occupational health and safety workers.