Earlier this week, casino workers sued Las Vegas casinos after reports that many workers fell ill to COVID-19. The lawsuit complains that the casinos did not require workers to wear face masks.
Back in May, “hero” pay for essential workers largely ended. Now, unemployed individuals are making more than many essential workers who are wondering what they are worth.
The CDC, OSHA and FDA recently published an advisory for seafood processing workers and COVD-19 protections.
Hospitals and healthcare facilities are working overtime to keep up with the increasing numbers of coronavirus patients coming in, and in some areas, hospitals are at near full capacity. While healthcare workers are trying to do their jobs and stay healthy with limited staff and PPE, many are facing threats and fearing for their own safety.
Another ASSP Safety show has come and gone, and OH&S has enjoyed participating—even virtually. OH&S Live From sponsor, Columbia Southern University (CSU), delivered an impressive amount of resources, tips and course guides despite the unprecedented circumstances.
Diabetes affects many workers, and it's important to know how to prioritize their health and manage unique risks.
It’s critical to consider how factors like emergency management, patient flow, security, life safety and infection prevention and control all are affected by construction, and endeavor to minimize the impact work has on occupied spaces.
The official three days of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ Safety 2020 Conference & Expo might be over, but sessions are still available for 60 days.
Nighttime workers—especially those in agriculture—are exposed to unique risks. Recent standards from California’s OSHA require new standards for agriculture workers and supervisors to increase safety.
The world today seems far from "normal." However, managers and employers need to understand how to implement the "new normal" for their workers through leadership, communication and input.
With summer comes increased risk of heat-related illness for workers. Employers need to recognize and mitigate these hazards, but Cal/OSHA’s news release can serve as a good guide.
A dispute has erupted over Amazon’s withholding of government-mandated logs of injuries and illnesses at its warehouses. A federal judge calls it disturbing, but Amazon says it’s commercially sensitive.
Stephen Morrill from Westex at Milliken stops by the podcast to talk with OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard about safety professionals' most pressing FR/AR PPE questions where hygiene and safety is concerned.
The construction industry has had to continue business during the coronavirus pandemic, but this has meant reevaluating their safety measures and worker health policies. Bernhard offers its motto on safety, readiness and adjusting to a pandemic.
A handful of speakers talked about human error during the three days of ASSP Safety 2020 Virtual. Here are some of the trends and key takeaways.
As the second day of ASSP’s Virtual Safety show for 2020 wraps up, I am absorbing as much as I can about the industry and what the future holds. One discussion I found poignant to myself—and nearly every industry person—was the discussion of Millennials in the workplace.
Worker engagement seems like a no-brainer, and ideally, it is. But worker engagement is hard to achieve, and you might be looking at it wrong.
Before sending employees on any trips, business managers have to make the health of employees a top priority and take measures to ensure their safety.
OH&S is excited to have Columbia Southern University (CSU) as our sponsor for this year’s Live From program for Virtual ASSP 2020. CSU is bringing you everything your safety career needs: certifications, training courses and other career information.
During the first full day of sessions at the American Society of Safety Professionals’ Safety 2020 Virtual Conference and Expo, a panel on diversity and inclusion really stood out.
American Society of Safety Professionals has officially kicked off its fully virtual event bringing safety education, virtual exhibitor booths and digital networking opportunities to online attendees in just a few clicks.
Summer heat will affect everyone, but it will be particularly hard on those working in agriculture, spending long hours outside in the blistering temperatures.
Industrial workplaces already have many components that need to be in check to keep workers safe. Luckily, Avery Products Corporation, ID&C and PC/Nametag launched a handful of new products to help industrial employees work safely.
On-site clinics are increasingly popular in workplaces, and for good reason. Not only do employees need to monitor their physical and ergonomic health, employers save money by protecting their workers.
Originally slated for October, the world’s largest annual safety event is moving to spring 2021 in Houston.
Audible and visible signals reduce risk of dangerous, costly accidents.
The future of workplace safety post-pandemic will include new technologies, including contact tracing and PPE wearables.
Wireless gas detectors are changing the way we work in confined spaces.
A recent study by SleepStandards surveyed over 1,000 Americans on their sleep habits during and post-lockdown. As it turns out, people are getting less z’s and paying the price for it.
Some contractors are finding a productivity boost from another type of equipment: Hydrodemolition robots.