Using elements of the new construction industry regulation for confined spaces in a general industry program will go a long way to save the lives of those who would otherwise fall victim to them.
Get a grip on safety with new single-use glove technologies.
The low number of employers who offer training about workplace usage of prescription drugs must increase dramatically.
As thermal oxidizer technologies have been applied to a wider range of industrial applications, new challenges are continually uncovered that test their efficacy and durability.
According to OSHA, employers must ensure that Safety Data Sheets are readily accessible to employees for all hazardous chemicals in their workplace, and employees should have immediate access to the information without leaving their work area when needed, even during a power outage or other emergency.
To date no study has been performed that defines the safe threshold COF for a specific tribometer for all combinations of footwear, contaminant, and floor type.
Differentiating between contaminants that are gaseous or dust can be crucial in ensuring your PAPR is the proper PAPR.
When the correct level of persistence is applied toward identifying the hazard exposures, true cost savings will be seen every time.
Glasses are more protective, resilient, and fashionable than ever before.
Given all we know and the resources available to us, "rescue" today should be viewed as an expected event with a positive outcome.
Until we know more, it is recommended that lighting in health care facilities should be designed to minimize acute melatonin suppression in night shift workers.
When respiratory hazards cannot be eliminated and employers are considering using respiratory protection, choosing the right respirator is the key.
Strive for consistency to avoid confusion when emergencies occur. Debrief and analyze how an emergency was handled and whether the appropriate transport style had been used.
New advances in gas detection equipment take real-world scenarios to heart and ensure everyone working around confined spaces will know where and why instruments are alarming.
The Nov. 7 meeting allows NIOSH personnel to give an update of new protocol developments.
Enlist these three critical, interlocking "E's" in your own way and you’ll also achieve remarkable strides in Safety performance, communications, leadership, and culture.