The new panel will provide feedback on issues like driver safety.
The $11.2 million in grants is funded by the Susan Harwood Training Grants Program.
The Departments of Labor & Industries and the Department of Health issued the alert to address coronavirus cases in Washington hospitals.
In this mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard shares the top headlines for the week, including OSHA's final rule on cranes, new coronavirus citations for a New Jersey medical center and three tips to cultivating better mental and physical health for your employees.
High heat indexes prove to be increasingly dangerous for farmers while working outside.
Georgetown Dental received six serious violations and a fine of $9,500.
The vaccine should be made available to healthcare workers and the elderly starting in November.
Human Temperature Screening solutions will be critical in outlining a new normal to keep people safe and reduce business risk and liabilities.
The event, hosted by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, will run from September 21 to September 25.
Fortune Food Product, Inc., a sprouts and soy product processor, committed several food safety violations.
The high-contact job faced challenges at the beginning of the pandemic, but has now developed systems to help keep employees safe.
Editor Sydny Shepard discusses all things hazards, standards and training regarding confined spaces with guest Chris Koester, consultant and owner with Priority One Safe-T, an emergency response and standby rescue services and training firm for industrial and manufacturing companies.
The meatpacking company experienced a coronavirus outbreak among employees, resulting in a penalty from OSHA.
The final rule adds several exemptions to account for unique equipment and circumstances that occur in railway roadway work.
Here is a list of 10 must-haves of in an area-monitoring solution for a successful gas detection program.
After being postponed due to Coronavirus, OSHA's National Safety Stand Down to prevent falls in construction kicks off this week.
The hospital was cited for failing to test tight-fitting face piece respirators on employees required to use them, as well as failing to train employees on proper respirator use.
Remote work isn’t likely to go away anytime soon, and neither should the focus on physical and mental health in the workplace.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss emerging options for worker healthcare, new virus-related citations in California and a study that links wildfires and flu season.
Properly understanding the shoulder and how it functions, coupled with the ability of technology to record and evaluate, can provide opportunity to lessen the impact on these hard-working joints in the workplace.
Employers have taken extraordinary steps to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Whatever role you play in these efforts as a safety manager, remember to continually evaluate actions you and your company are taking.
A Montana study has found a link between intense wildfire seasons and a high number of flu cases.
The 27 former New York City firefighters died of 9/11-related illnesses in the past year, making the new total of firefighters killed after the attacks to 227.
Are you worried about a second wave of COVID-19?
California's Occupational Safety and Health Agency has issued citations to multiple employers for COVID-19 violations.
Tyson Foods to pilot seven new health clinics near company production facilities in an effort to promote a culture of health.
FMCSA announced that it is proposing and seeking public comments on a new pilot program to allow drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce.
In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses resources National Preparedness Month, the new WHO recommendation for COVID-19 treatment and hazards in the oil & gas industry.
Studies show that steroids could reduce the risk of death for hospitalized patients on ventilators by about a third.
OSHA urges response crews and residents in areas affected by Hurricane Laura to be aware of hazards created by flooding, power loss, structural damage, fallen trees and storm debris.