Lead poisoning in the workplace is not only deadly for workers but can also mean legal repercussions for your business.
At the Virtual AIHce EXP 2020, the American Industrial Hygiene Association unveiled that its brand evolution—titled simply AIHA—will now be tailored to help specifically occupational health and safety science professionals, rather than industrial hygienists. Read the press release below.
Staying healthy amid the many different nuances the pandemic has brought to fruition can be especially tricky for those who live with heart conditions. Fortunately, heart health can be managed successfully at home .
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on nursing homes around the country. Not only are many elders falling ill, but many nursing home and care workers are trying to mitigate the responsibilities of their job and others’ safety.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA announced the availability of millions of dollars in grants for nonprofit organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes and colleges and universities. Apply by July 20, 2020.
Electricity is part of our daily lives, and it’s important to understand the hazards it poses.
Unfortunately, explosions are a real hazard for the petrochemical industry. Luckily, new technology allows communities to detect the right gases in record time.
A well-designed full body harness will disperse any remaining energy in a safe manner to the strong and durable areas of the body.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ASSP shifts its multi-day tradeshow to a full online platform.
Area monitors are the latest safety technology to join the cloud-connected digital transformation.
Facilitating an effective and sustainable ergonomics process does not have to be pen-and-paper, old-fashioned and outdated.
Just because you’re getting wet in your rain gear does not mean it’s ineffective. Here are some reasons, and solutions, for your rain gear selection process.
It’s more important than ever to not lose sight of fundamental protection programs and protocols.
Oxygen is a life-essential element that many take for granted; we only note its critical lack when oxygen is diminished or entirely absent.
Editor Sydny Shepard discusses hearing test scheduling in the age of COVID-19 with Kate Mosley, Product Manager of Occupational Hearing Testing at SHOEBOX.
Recognizing all essential workers—including those in the electrical field—and their associated hazards when it comes to working in a pandemic.
The newest ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard provides a robust update to a well-respected safety system model and incorporates significant new concepts, approaches and tools. Here’s a walk through the standard, its features, its “sister documents” and implementation considerations.
Addressing heat stress in the workplace will not only keep your workers safe and productive, but it can also prevent employee turnover.
Maximize employee safety and wellness initiatives through a behavior-based safety process as part of an employee recognition program.
Tools are essentially for workers at height to do their job, but they also pose risks to those below.
Fire departments respond to nearly 280 industrial incidents involving static electricity each year.
None of us expect the unexpected. With 10,000 cardiac arrests in the workplace every year, you should understand the benefits of CPR training.
When working in environments of extreme heat, your clothing and its materials matter for your comfort and safety.
There is one major reason why safety training fails to stick: knowledge transfer.
Those who do not respect the sun’s almighty powers may ultimately find themselves in a world of skin damage.
During a national crisis, substance abuse increases. That’s why keeping up your company’s drug testing is crucial, especially right now.
Given the current pandemic, it’s easy to postpone all but non-essential training; however, there are safe ways to train your employees while staying healthy.
Because the coronavirus infects us through the eyes, nose and mouth, proper PPE has become one of the most important tools during this pandemic. It’s crucial to pick the right eyewear for your safety.
In a COVID-19 world, social distancing and washing your hands are two of the most important safety measures. However, enforcing that in public and workplace bathrooms might be challenge.
Recent discussions about the possibility of contracting the virus through our eyes are beginning to buzz. Scientists are still studying the virus for the answer, but here’s what experts have to say about the likelihood of eye-contraction and if goggles are necessary.