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Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Choosing the Right Protective Clothing

Three tips for choosing the right kind of protective apparel for workers.

Federal Court Orders Railway to Pay $696,173 in Whistleblower Case

After the US Department of Labor found out a railway retaliated against a whistleblower, the Colorado US District Court has cited the railway to pay thousands.

How Can Employers Help Workers Get Better Sleep and Increase Lifespans?

How Can Employers Help Workers Get Better Sleep and Increase Lifespans?

Sleep deprivation can affect our energy levels, productivity levels, and our livelihoods. Here’s how employers might be able to help.



Oregon OSHA Cites Lumber Company for Six Violations

Mid-Columbia Lumber Products is being cited for violating job safety rules by Oregon OSHA in connection with an accident investigation.

NSC Asks Presidential Candidates to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

NSC Asks Presidential Candidates to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The National Safety Council has asked presidential candidates to utilize the National Plan to Address Opioid Misuse—a recent plan to combat addiction.

The Google-Sized Conundrum

The Google-Sized Conundrum

Google says it fired four workers for violating company policy, but workers are saying the company is punishing them for speaking out about company ethics.

OSHA Raises Awareness for Fall Hazards in May

The week of May 4 through 8 is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down—meant to raise awareness about fall hazards in construction.

It Pays to be Safe: Three Investments Manufacturing Companies Can Make to Protect the Bottom Line

It Pays to be Safe: Three Investments Manufacturing Companies Can Make to Protect the Bottom Line

Below are three innovative ways that organizations are investing in their employees to set themselves up for the next decade, while protecting themselves from the current manufacturing downturn.

Report your Workplace Injuries to OSHA Before March 2

The deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A data for the 2019 year is fast approaching.

VPPPA Announces Award and Scholarship Opportunities

A new press release by the VPPPA has some exciting news for the awards and scholarship season.

OH&S SafetyPod: Hand Protection: Hazards, Standards and Glove, Oh My!

Episode 6

OH&S SafetyPod: Hand Protection: Hazards, Standards and Gloves, Oh My!

OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with not one, but two, members of the ISEA Hand Protection Group — Jill Clements and Matt Block — to discuss reducing the risks of hand injuries. Sponsored by Glove Guard.

Worker Fatalities Rates Decline, but Worker Suicide Rates Increase

Worker Fatalities Rates Decline, but Worker Suicide Rates Increase

A recent report by the Bureau of Labor statistics reveals that companies are losing more and more employees to suicide—and they don’t really know what to do about it.

Occupational Hearing Testing Just Got Easier with SHOEBOX Ltd.’s Service

Audiology company, SHOEBOX, just launched its reviewer service: an international network of regionally licensed audiologists offering occupational hearing testing audiological reviews.

Preparing for The Aging Workforce

More and more seniors are staying in the the workforce, and this means companies need to understand how to best utilize and protect them.

How Often Should You Review Your Benefits Program?

How Often Should You Review Your Benefits Program?

Seventy-five percent of employees are more likely to stay with their employer because of the benefits package. How often should you review your benefits program?

Hot Weather is Coming, and Heat Illness is No Joke

Hot Weather is Coming, and Heat Illness is No Joke

With summer comes sun and warm weather—but it also brings severe hazards to workers outdoors. Make sure you’re aware of how to best protect your workers outside.

What to Look for in PPE Solutions to Combat Cold Weather

It’s important to equip workers with PPE designed to keep them both safe and warm.

Why Our Need for Connectivity Should Include Gas Detection

Let’s face it: we are obsessed with our smart phones. We need to be connected. But why don’t we feel this same need to be connected with safety equipment that can save our lives at work?

Dallas Funds Firefighters with New, Better Gear to Prevent Occupational Cancer

The Dallas City Council voted to buy nearly $9 million in firefighting gear to help keep firefighters safe from cancerous materials on the job.

Winning in today’s economy through employee engagement

Winning in Today's Economy Through Employee Engagement

High national employment rates means difficult hiring processes and lower worker retention rates. How do we maintain employee engagement in today's economy?

Oregon OSHA Fines a Company after a Fatal Music Festival Incident

After a boom lift accident killed two workers at the Pickathon Music Festival in Happy Valley, Oregon OSHA has fined two companies $31,000.

Four Ways to Avoid Work Burnout

Four Ways to Avoid Work Burnout

Occupational burnout is understood as chronic workplace stress that is not efficiently managed. Here are some key ways to manage your stress levels and avoid burnout.

The Relationship between MSDs and the Workplace

The Relationship between MSDs and the Workplace

Recent data suggests that many people’s musculoskeletal issues are exacerbated, or caused, by their job.

OSHA Cites Pearson Farms After Employee Death

OSHA has cited the Georgia-based peach farm $128,004 after an employee suffered fatal injuries at the facility.

You Have the Power to Prevent Workplace Injuries

You Have the Power to Prevent Workplace Injuries

Fall-related injuries and deaths take the number two spot for workplace hazards. But even though they’re common, they’re also preventable. Learn how to best keep your workers safe.

Mitigating the Risks of Grain Handling

OSHA’s webpage on grain handling is designed to provide workers, employers, and safety and health professionals with up-to-date safety and health information regarding grain handling facilities.

BCSP Improves Application Process for Non-U.S. Degree Holders

Now, academic records will be submitted directly to BCSP, where they will continue to be evaluated under the same rigorous standards for U.S. equivalency.

Cold and Winter Weather-Related Workplace Injuries and Tips to Prevent Them

Cold and Winter Weather-Related Workplace Injuries and Tips to Prevent Them

Winter weather conditions can bring severe and chilling dangers, including slip and fall accidents, cold stress, and exposure-related injuries. Learn how to best prevent these incidents and what your worker rights are.

Nurses Are Suffering More Violence in the Workplace

Nurses Are Suffering More Violence in the Workplace

Violence and assault against health care workers, especially nurses, is on the rise—and some studies suggest it’s spiked nearly 110 percent.

Pennsylvania Company Exposes Employees to Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Fumes

OSHA fined a Pennsylvania company $280,874 for putting employees at risk for toxic fumes and other safety hazards.