Editor Sydny Shepard goes over the newest information from the Chemical Safety Board on the gas leak at a Georgia poultry plant that killed 6 people.
Get ready, safety leaders - are you geared up to push the boundaries of manual handling safety? Pretty soon your workers will be wanting these pocket-sized wearables to assist them to move safe at work.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association joined with eight other organizations to call on OSHA and the CDC to create coronavirus guidelines.
Trinity Rail and Maintenance Services Inc. was cited for 11 serious violations after the death of two employees in August.
Workers in North Carolina are advocating for a statewide COVID-19 workplace mandate.
Wearing two masks blocks 92.5 percent of respiratory particles that could carry the coronavirus.
While this guidance does not create new legal obligations, employers should note that new legal obligations from OSHA relating to COVID-19 are likely forthcoming.
The AIHA was awarded $500,000 from the CDC for the development of worker safety resources.
Industry experts have praised Virginia’s Jan. 27 COVID-19 worker safety rule.
The annual Burn Awareness Week will run from Feb. 7 to Feb. 13
The company’s 72% effective vaccine will only require one dose.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new OSHA guidance on COVID-19, the Center for Construction Research and Training’s new bulletin on nonfatal injury trends in the construction industry as well as news and studies surrounding transportation safety.
The proposed update to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard was issued on Feb. 5.
In March 2018, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use, the world’s first International Standard addressing workplace health and safety.
56% of people polled said they feel it is their right to use their phones while they are working.
Sixty percent of workers polled by Perceptyx said they would get the COVID-19 vaccine if given a $100 incentive.
Construction workers in New York City will need to complete Site Safety Training by March 1.
After his Feb 2. Senate confirmation, he is expected to oversee the rebuilding of America’s roads and help strengthen transportation systems.
With coronavirus variants from places like the United Kingdom and Brazil now in the United States, more vigilant practices are necessary to prevent the spread of the virus.
A Jan. 28 nitrogen gas leak killed six people and injured 12 others.
When it comes to electrical safety, there is no such thing as absolute zero risk.
If the legislation is passed, meatpacking employers would be required to provide paid sick leave and PPE to their employees.
Dust explosions pose a severe hazard in the workplace, but there many ways to detect danger before a problem occurs.
In this episode, listeners will hear about a new partnership between EPA and OSHA, Virginia's new permanent COVID-19 workplace safety standards and when industrial workers will be able to get the coronavirus vaccine.
In today’s world, disposable gloves have become both increasingly scarce and expensive, making alternatives more necessary than ever.
Simple SDS-to-label compliance cross-checks, expert design tips and more.
Hydration is often a second thought while completing a rigorous work day, though it should be a primary focus.
Keeping employees on their feet takes more than a casual reminder to “watch your step” during daily toolbox talks.
Deeply Confident Leaders have an awareness of both the positive and negative activities in their workplace, which leaves them equipped to handle whatever problems may arise.
Chemicals pose a significant threat to worker safety, so there must be protocols in place and proper equipment available to prevent harm while on the job.