Here’s a round of the latest and greatest, debuted at NSC 2019.
San Diego Convention Center will be the backdrop for this year’s NSC Congress & Expo.
NIOSH has released a chemical management strategy that can quickly protect workers on the job.
After a 2017 court ruling and a change in medical guidance, the EPA has issued new standards for the amount of lead allowed in housing and buildings where children spend significant amounts of time.
One of the highlights is a June 12 panel discussion on how increased use and legalization of marijuana affect companies' efforts to maintain drug-free workplaces.
People seem to have this yearning to find a gas detector that doesn't need to be bump tested or calibrated (but can magically be ready at any moment to provide the proper detection with 100 percent accuracy).
One of the common trends that I seemed to notice was connectivity. I stopped at several booths that were touting solutions that gave project managers and safety directors the ability to see the health of their workers at a glance while also instantaneously communicating with them.
For the first time, U.S. physicians' rates of suffering needlesticks and sharps injuries exceeded nurses' rates during 2017, an International Safety Center presenter said during a "Biosafety Issues in IH" session at the AIHce EXP 2019 conference.
In the 33rd year for these scholarships, the 3M Personal Safety Division is giving $5,000 to three students who are pursuing graduate degrees in occupational health and safety/industrial hygiene.
Kevin Slates, a clinical associate professor and program coordinator in the School of Public Health at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., is the American Society of Safety Professionals' 2019 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.
The most robust software solutions feature ingredient indexing to help you track chemical ingredients across products while flagging those that are subject to more stringent regulatory standards.
Remote inspections can be an alternate and effective way to conduct a safety inspection.
How does stress affect an employee's health to the point that we need to take it into consideration when evaluating their working environment? Should stress be included in the evaluation to management as a matter of concern?
The conference's opening session will feature keynote speaker Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, speaking on "Lessons in Leadership."
"The annual NIOSH Science Awards allows us to take a moment to recognize the talented and dedicated staff at NIOSH and our partners who are instrumental in accomplishing the important work that helps us achieve our mission of generating new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and transferring that knowledge into practice," NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard, M.D., said.
The recipients will be honored during next month's American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition. It take place May 20-22 in Minneapolis, Minn.
ANSI noted that, among the essential topics pertaining to environmental safety, the Technical Report provides useful information on how investigators should respond to several questions or issues that commonly arise.
The recipients will be recognized May 22 during the Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast at the 2019 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition in Minneapolis, Minn.
The new board members will be inducted at the association's annual business meeting May 22 at the AIHce EXP 2019 conference in Minneapolis.
We are already struggling to tread water in a sea of devices vying for our attention. When connected safety programs are properly implemented, these can be a life raft, and with some work, a speed boat to navigate these waters.