The northern California county's Worker Protection, Health and Safety Act went into effect on October 1.
Teaching, an already stressful occupation, has gotten more difficult as classrooms fill up with students for the fall semester.
The lucrative company does not correctly report injury and illness rates, as told by a report in The Center for Investigative Reporting’s The Reveal.
Interested in knowing more about what it means for Coronavirus to be airborne? Tune in to this mini episode for a deep dive on how infectious diseases spread as well as information on top headlines like the new OSHA temporary respirator guidance and Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Whether you have employees who are subject to a quarantine or isolation order, employees who are reluctant to return to work, or employees who tested positive or have related symptoms, you need to respond appropriately to keep your workforce safe, while maintaining productivity.
Workers in high traffic businesses such as retail stores require a new level of training to suit the environment brought on by the coronavirus.
This checklist is just one resource industry can leverage to determine whether operations align with existing regulatory requirements and guidance out of the FDA, OSHA, and CDC.
Battelle Memorial Institute failed to meet Emergency Use Authorization requirements for reporting adverse events.
Like any other business policy, workplace safety is not what it traditionally looked like. It is ever-evolving and advancing, and an employer’s approach should reflect this.
The agency issued citations for several employers across the country for improper operations during the pandemic.
Molecular Psychiatry’s September report says slow breathing rates in opioid users leave them vulnerable to COVID-19.
The agency revised their guidance on the virus on Monday to inform of possible airborne transmission from more than six feet away.
In an age of contactless journeys, vehicle drivers in both the private and public sectors face new challenges – how can they keep a safe distance?
Just 62% of drivers surveyed reported that they are “very willing” to follow state cell phone laws while driving.
Interested in the the future of safety? You are in luck. In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with CSU Academic Program Director Dan Corcoran to talk about safety education in today's world and how academic programs are leaning into a more specialized focus.
As a business owner or employer, it’s important to prioritize the safety of employees and have plans and procedures available that can be implemented quickly and efficiently.
The guidance follows President Donald Trump’s memorandum on making general use respirators available for health care providers.
A Utah man died while working on a construction site on October 3.
The University of Connecticut’s Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that employee mental health has declined since the onset of the pandemic.
The five grocery stores were fined a total of $104,308 for putting workers at risk for contracting coronavirus.
No one believes in consumer-centric design for injury prevention better than Matthew Hart, founder and CEO of Soter Analytics, “Putting ourselves in the shoes of our client’s, truly understanding their problems, barriers and facilitators and engaging in empathetic listening, we are now so proud to launch our new SoterCoach solution that has been built off the back of direct customer feedback”.
In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new alliance to protect against hazardous chemical exposure, OSHA’s updated Coronavirus FAQ, and newly published articles from the October issue of Occupational Health & Safety.
The five-year alliance will help protect workers who handle chemicals like diisocyanates.
OSHA published new frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the reporting of work-related coronavirus cases on September 30.
Safety professionals are the bridge between those worlds—corporate safety/compliance programs and the frontline work. Therefore, it’s imperative that your health and safety programs meet your workers where they’re at.
Determining the quality of indoor air begins with managing expectations, and having standards in place.
Water treatment workers that enter ducts, manholes and vaults frequently must know these safety tips for confined spaces.
As workers trickle back into the workplace, it is important to revise daily, weekly, monthly and annual procedures to mitigate the risk of the coronavirus, including AED/CPR training.
Election Day has been designated as an official company holiday.
Post-COVID-19, HSE management will confront new challenges and will have new tools and opportunities.