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.
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.
Only 4.2 million Americans have received a first COVID-19 dose as of January 2.
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 National Safety Council offers tips on how to stay safe on the roads during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is in need of 14 new members.
The NSC hopes that the new presidential administration will use their plan to address opioid misuse.
It is important that workers know how to properly put on and take off their PPE to protect themselves and those in their households.
Gebbers Farm Operations was cited for 24 safety violations after an employee complaint prompted an investigation in July.
Throughout the year, OSHA has continued to prioritize worker health and safety, especially in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Because of high elderly death rates, those who are 75-year-old and older will be next in line for the coronavirus vaccine.
The TNEC will continue to offer hazard training for workers with the help of the grant.
Fire may not seem like an immediate threat, but there are more than 5,000 fires in manufacturing plants every year.
The ISO/PAS 45005 guidelines on working safely during the pandemic were developed in only three months instead of the usual three years ISO International Standards take.
In this Safety Speak mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses ISO/PAS 45005: General guidelines for safe working during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study on telecommuting and BLS data that shows workplace fatalities are at their highest since 2007.
Neck gaiters have been proven to provide protection from coronavirus-carrying respiratory droplets.
The death of a California construction worker in June resulted in around $54,000 in fines for two construction companies.
The number of workplace fatalities has reached a new peak, with 5,333 deaths recorded in 2019.
The Site-Specific Targeting Directive will apply to non-construction businesses.
The test delivers results to your smartphone within 15 minutes of collecting a sample.
The FDA issued the first emergency use authorization for a coronavirus vaccine on December 11.
Ontario, Canada has had a steady increase in construction worker deaths in the past six years.
Fifty percent of Americans would prefer to work from home even after the pandemic is over, says a report by Pew Research Center.
The holiday season combined with the influx of people working from home has contributed to a large increase in residential fires in Michigan.