We are living in unprecedented times. Anxieties are high, and questions abound. That’s why our PPE experts have put together a new resource, containing answers to all of your safety-related COVID-19 questions, in a tidy downloadable PDF.
Six people died and 12 more were injured in a preventable incident at a poultry plant last January. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard details OSHA's investigation and dives into workplace violence, COVID-19 vaccination mandates and more.
Although there were less people out and about during quarantine, traffic deaths spiked by 7.2 percent last year.
The delta variant is spreading at a rapid pace and causing COVID-19 cases to soar, leading the mask mandate to make a comeback.
The U.S. is seeing an increase in weekly COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new partnership between NIOSH and ASA to protect temporary workers, new data on the latest decline in life expectancy and research that shows heat-related injuries might be significantly underreported.
Life expectancy declined by an average of 1.5 years in 2020 for Americans.
The alliance is between the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the American Staffing Association.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard talks about OSHA's latest revision to the National Emphasis Program for COVID-19, DOL's attempt to increase funding to hire OSHA investigators and the CDC's latest data on drug overdoses.
CDC data shows the highest number of deaths from overdoses were recorded last year.
Changes and updates are made to the Interim Enforcement Response Program.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the extreme heat in Oregon, the stigma against mental health in the workplace and COVID-19 vaccinations and variants.
A new study conducted shows 70 percent of U.S. employees now recognize mental health as a serious issue at work.
24 Texas businesses faced more than $200,000 dollars in initial fines.
Some employees and workers are apprehensive to get back to the office; here are tips provided for a more welcoming approach back.
Dr. Anthony Fauci pleads Americans to take advantage of vaccine availability.
Looking into the future, employers must reframe how they think about workplace safety, health and wellness. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard and Blackline Safety Chief Revenue Officer Sean Stinson discuss the issues on the forefront and how companies can mitigate them.
Some states are making great strides in vaccinations, while others are trailing behind.
While there seems to be a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, we may see the impact of the pandemic on worker safety for months, or years, to come. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard dives into the physical and mental effects of the pandemic on workers.
All employers should review and implement the all-industries guidance, and healthcare employers should take steps now to implement the ETS.
OraSure Technologies, known for its innovative testing products for drugs of abuse and alcohol, is developing and expects to offer a COVID Antibody Test using oral fluid. This new test follows our easy-to-use process allowing for safe social distancing during the painless collection and offers lab accurate results. For more information visit www.orasure.com.
The CarbonX® Defender Masks protect against exposure to thermal hazards and COVID-19 like no other face mask on the market. With an outer shell of CarbonX non-flammable fabric and an interior layer of non-woven filtration media, the Defender Masks are highly protective as well as comfortable and reusable.