The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we do business in this country. Workers who are able to are now working from home, and workers who are in construction or manufacturing are practicing social distancing on the job. Healthcare workers, social workers, and others who have contact with the public must take extra precautions to protect themselves from exposures to the coronavirus.
The Job Hazard Analysis process focuses on job tasks to identify hazards before they occur.
2020 highlighted how much health and safety oversight there was in the industry, emphasizing the need for better insights.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s PAsmart Next Generation Industry Partnership will supply 28 Pennsylvania businesses with grants to train their workers.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses anticipated changes safety professionals should look out for after the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden on January 20, 2021.
The adjustments to the civil penalty amounts take effect on Jan. 15.
Establishments that have more than 20 employees and high injury and illness rates are the targets for this program.
Starting Jan. 26, all incoming United States passengers must provide a negative COVID-19 test.
Ultimately, to be successful in this effort, several best practices should be integrated into every cleaning program for optimal results.
In addition to paying the fine, the Baltimore Gas and Electric company will upgrade their gas lines to prevent other explosions from occurring.
Lockheed Martin Corp. was found guilty of race-based discrimination during the hiring process for positions in their RMS Engineering and Technology Unit.
The Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act was approved by parliament on December 9, 2020.
The door is now wide open for plenty of innovation on AVTs.
The Wage and Hour Division clarified when travel during the work day is compensable and when it is not.
Findings from inspections that occurred between July and November resulted in three fines of $7,000.
The administration rounds out its economic team with picks for labor secretary, commerce secretary and head of the Small Business Administration.
Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the a new FAQ set up for those who have questions about the expired FFCRA, OSHA's impended deadlines for your Form 300A and updates on the vaccination rollout in the U.S.
CPR training can be a lifesaving skill when used properly at work.
Forestry businesses, which were declared essential in Canada, will receive support from the Ontario government to aid in workplace safety.
The rule, which clarifies the terms of independent contractor status, takes effect on March 8.
Out of over 1,000 workplace lawsuits that were filed, 200 concerned coronavirus safety protocols.
Accidents at work are inevitable, so it is important to train employees so they can to prepare for them.
The department’s Wage and Hour Division created an FAQ to answer questions about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act expiration.
Only 4.2 million Americans have received a first COVID-19 dose as of January 2.
Hazards may not be the first thing on an employee’s mind during the work day, but various hazards and their causes need to be considered.
Workplaces that fit these criteria will have to electronically submit injury and illness data by March 2.
Implementing a stop-work authority program can help reduce the amount of workplace accidents.
In this episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard walks listeners through what she believes will be the biggest safety trends in 2021.
This new initiative will see the agency issuing penalty payment letters to establishments that have been cited.
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is in need of 14 new members.