Employing these techniques can be the difference between a safe, routine maintenance activity and a serious injury.
Components like proper PPE, Lockout/Tagout and clear hazard communication are essential to implementing “safety first” practices.
As several biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies begin to apply for and receive emergency use authorization from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for their COVID-19 vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated the distribution phase of its Operation Warp Speed Strategy for Distributing a COVID-19 Vaccine.
OSHA provides a guide for employers to follow in order to keep their employees safe from coronavirus infection and the winter elements.
Join Editor Sydny Shepard as she discusses the HHS guidelines on drug testing, the latest injury rates for the Meat Packing and Processing industry and how OSHA is suggesting retailers, delivery workers and those in order fulfillment decrease their risk of transmitting COVID-19.
A well-thought-out and well-organized emergency response plan will help prevent fatalities, reduce equipment maintenance costs and help mitigate potential environmental hazards.
Investing in machine learning, the internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve operational excellence, provide better customer experience, and ultimately grow a company’s bottom line isn’t a new idea.
Interested in how to create an effective FR/AR program that works globally? Tune in as Editor Sydny Shepard talks with Paul Castelli, Westex's International Sales Director, about standards and certifications that transcend location.
To manage effectively, management needs information which tells them in real time how well the organizational systems are meeting business challenges, customer needs, innovation and growth.
Safety comes first when hosting gatherings for Thanksgiving this year.
Research collected from recovered coronavirus patients suggests long term immunity to the virus is possible.
OSHA provides resources for employers and employees to defer to for the upcoming holiday season.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss a new grant supporting research for the health and safety of correctional workers, a new OSHA guidance on ventilation for workplaces and how the CDC recommends you spend your Thanksgiving.
The NSC projects record high roadway fatalities during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday period.
The pandemic led several companies to begin producing PPE in order to fill a large void in availability.
The first at-home COVID-19 test will soon be available for $50.
The updated FAQ addresses the question of whether cloth face masks qualify as PPE.
The incidence rate at meatpacking plants was only four per 100 workers in 2019.
Sustainability is a hot topic, but does it have any real meaning for industrial PPE?
A Washington state construction company was fined $92,000 after failing to enforce fall protection use among employees.
With the possible implementation of hair testing for truck drivers, the OOIDA argues that it is ineffective and costly.
Moderna Inc. claims that its COVID-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective—a higher rate than Pfizer’s vaccine.
An employee who is mischaracterized as an independent contractor may expose the employer to sizable claims under federal and state laws.
In this mini episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses where the vaccine currently stands, what treatments have been approved and how we can continue to protect ourselves from the virus.
The MSHA issued a safety alert to help prevent further fatal injuries in confined spaces.
Employees that are working in person during the pandemic should be working in offices with adequate ventilation to minimize their risk of infection.
The CDC confirms that wearing a cloth mask can protect individuals from catching the coronavirus, not just those around them.
A CDC report details the increased risk of coronavirus infection that occurs when working in an office as opposed to working remotely.
An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell will develop workplace training for America’s 500,000 correctional officers.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 cases in Michigan has reached 7.5%—a significant increase from last week’s 5.5%.