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.
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.
Sleep deprivation can affect our energy levels, productivity levels, and our livelihoods. Here’s how employers might be able to help.
Mid-Columbia Lumber Products is being cited for violating job safety rules by Oregon OSHA in connection with an accident investigation.
The National Safety Council has asked presidential candidates to utilize the National Plan to Address Opioid Misuse—a recent plan to combat addiction.
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.
The week of May 4 through 8 is OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down—meant to raise awareness about fall hazards in construction.
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.
The deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A data for the 2019 year is fast approaching.
A new press release by the VPPPA has some exciting news for the awards and scholarship season.
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.
Audiology company, SHOEBOX, just launched its reviewer service: an international network of regionally licensed audiologists offering occupational hearing testing audiological reviews.
More and more seniors are staying in the the workforce, and this means companies need to understand how to best utilize and protect them.
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?
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.
It’s important to equip workers with PPE designed to keep them both safe and warm.
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?
The Dallas City Council voted to buy nearly $9 million in firefighting gear to help keep firefighters safe from cancerous materials on the job.
High national employment rates means difficult hiring processes and lower worker retention rates. How do we maintain employee engagement in today's economy?
After a boom lift accident killed two workers at the Pickathon Music Festival in Happy Valley, Oregon OSHA has fined two companies $31,000.
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.
Recent data suggests that many people’s musculoskeletal issues are exacerbated, or caused, by their job.
OSHA has cited the Georgia-based peach farm $128,004 after an employee suffered fatal injuries at the facility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Violence and assault against health care workers, especially nurses, is on the rise—and some studies suggest it’s spiked nearly 110 percent.
OSHA fined a Pennsylvania company $280,874 for putting employees at risk for toxic fumes and other safety hazards.
The stress and anxiety that often accompanies teachers' jobs has a hugely negative effect on teacher performance and personal life. In fact, about one in 20 teachers has a long-lasting mental health issue.