OH&S Content Editor Amanda Smiley gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and sits down with Greg Olson, a Sr. Product Specialist for Industrial Hygiene and Respiratory Protection at TSI, to discuss proper fit testing amid the Coronavirus crisis.
The former industrial workers, particularly those with respiratory illnesses or occupational lung diseases are more prone to COVID-19.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Safety Council has postponed observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Workers for Amazon and Whole Foods are struggling to keep up with the world’s hectic pace and high grocery demands—and their physical and mental health are paying for it.
While many people around the world are spending most of their time in their homes, that means more time to ensure your home is fire-safe.
OH&S Editors Sydny Shepard and Amanda Smiley discuss the newest updates related to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19.
While most of us are staying home and social distancing, some workers are not that lucky. Among those most at risk of COVID-19 are janitors, domestic workers, housekeeping and office cleaning crews.
The Department of Labor has launched an initiative to increase focus on agency inspections to reduce worker risk of silica exposure.
Vice President Mike Pence has asked that construction companies donate their excess face masks to hospitals and clinics that may be running out amid the coronavirus crisis this week.
The coronavirus is one of the most covered topics by media outlets to date—but it’s also been the subject of much misinformation. The World Health Organization has set many myths straight.
The COVID-19 outbreak has left healthcare workers scrambling for appropriate and enough PPE for the virus. Now, President Trump has issued a new temporary guidance regarding the enforcement of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard.
While not all Americans are able or fortunate enough to work from home, many have transitioned to telecommuting and virtual work over the last week or two. Here are some ways you can get your work done and stay healthy while working from home.
Confined spaces pose a number of physical and environmental hazards to a worker—and it’s critical that employers understand the risks, those most vulnerable and hazard mitigation techniques.
A new virus first discovered in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in late 2019 is rapidly spreading across the globe, bringing unique challenges and issues for employers. Employers need to be aware of the relevant workplace safety laws at issue, as well as the potential for discrimination based on irrational xenophobic fears.
Bradley Corporation shares an important news release for handwashing habits. In the face of coronavirus, the flu and other illnesses, hygiene is more important than ever.
Last month, OSHA cited Nonni’s Foods LLC for exposing employees to falls and other hazards at a New York Facility.
As the coronavirus sweeps across the globe, companies are wondering how to keep workplaces—not just individuals—safe from the disease. Read OSHA’s recommendations here.
A number of industries require workers to work alone—and the oil & gas industry is high on the list. Learn how to best protect your lone workers, but especially those doing the dirty work.
March is National Ladder Safety Month—nearly five weeks of creating awareness of ladder hazards and training resources.
Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries, and it’s crucial that we keep our farmers healthy and safe. Refresh yourself on these farmer safety tips.
The new ban will affect many farmers and agriculture workers in the state, as they will no longer be allowed to use the widely used insecticide based on its threat to human health.
In the wake of the coronavirus anxiety, healthcare workers say they do not have access to enough protective gear and protocols to protect themselves.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, or the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Black lung is affecting coal miners of all ages. Luckily, NIOSH released a video that educates about black lung, raises awareness and motivates workers to participate in free screenings.
March is Ladder Safety Month. Here are some important ladder safety reminders to avoid accident and injury.
Connected and responsive technology can help improve security strategies within facilities, especially during emergencies.
The working place is not always cleanly tarred or consists of a flat industrial floor. Everybody who already worked on a construction site or on the free field knows all too well that these challenging environments and grounds have special demands on the equipment and especially on the safety shoes.
In honor of International Women’s Day this upcoming Sunday, here are some ways you can recognize gender diversity, and an interview with president of North America at Werner Co, Angie Sheehan.
After many employees complained their uniforms triggered a variety of illnesses including rashes and headaches, American Airlines finally gave its workers 50,000 new uniforms.
International Women’s Day on March 8 is all about understanding gender equality and diversity—especially in the workforce. Here are some tips on encouraging more women to join, and stay in, the construction industry.