You might be surprised at what is included in the standards.
New advancements can keep workers safe.
Automating manual material handling tasks with vacuum conveyors can be the remedy.
Employees must understand how to properly set up, use and climb a ladder for safe work.
A look at the good, the better and best respiratory protection.
When workers in confined spaces need your help, you can’t act on impulse.
James Frederick will speak about initiatives at OSHA at the May conference.
Learn more about fall hazards and protection during the week.
The two workers were allegedly told to return to a partially collapsed trench. It collapsed again.
Amazon, Starbucks and Dollar General among National Council for Occupational Safety and Health’s list.
Welder’s anthrax was found among seven metalworkers from 1994 to 2020.
The conversation about keeping workers safe in extreme temperatures is heating up. On this episode, Alex Risen from Big Ass Fans discusses how airflow can help cool employees down leading to a more safe and comfortable workspace.
The aerospace and defense company had its status renewed last week.
Workers’ Memorial Day, held on April 28, honors those who lost their lives while working.
Companies that leverage their safety data and analytics to maintain a safe workplace are setting themselves up for success. Safety leaders armed with data visuals and interpretations can make educated decisions that drive productivity, foster a strong culture of safety in the workplace, and encourage continuous improvement.
In terms of compliance, ignorance is anything but bliss. High turnover, lawsuits, regulatory violations, toxic office cultures, tarnished reputations—all of these problems (and more) typically don’t stem from bad actors, but lackluster workforce training efforts.
OSHA found workers at heights above 10 feet without adequate fall protection.
Mental health support is no longer about managing existing conditions, it’s about creating spaces that allow workers to set strong boundaries and work in ways that are healthy for them.
The incident occurred when the worker was struck by an object.
NIOSH teamed up with HeroX to innovate ideas for better-fitting gear for all.
OSHA says the agency’s policies are not as effective as federal OSHA standards.
The agency investigated an incident from October 2021 that lead to a worker's death.
These targets are a top priority for many companies.
The center will collect and analyze data to help inform decisions.
The test, authorized last week, can provide results in as little as three minutes.
Marijuana impairment, and particularly how long impairment lasts, is often misunderstood, primarily because advocates for marijuana typically present data from available studies within a narrow scope that aligns with their position.
OSHA cited the company and placed them in the program after 10 incidents in five years.
As a safety leader, you are the point person for all safety initiatives. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the traits a great leader should have to implement effective and successful safety programs.
OSHA’s citations include nine violations, including three willful.
Employers can take steps to help support workers’ mental health.