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The FLx ERgoSkeleton is designed for posture support while lifting and rotating.

StrongArm FLx ErgoSkeleton Posture Support

StrongArm FLx ErgoSkeleton Posture Support

The FLx ERgoSkeleton is designed for posture support while lifting and rotating.

Question of the Week: How Can I Protect Employees From Zika Virus?

Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.

FM Alert: Third Annual National Safety Stand-Down Announced

The weeklong initiative is a nationwide effort to remind and educate employers and workers in the construction industry of the serious dangers of falls – the cause of the highest number of industry deaths in the construction industry.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Address Safety Concerns For Older Workers?

A facility executive whose organization employs a significant number of older workers wants to know what steps to take to address that population's specific safety concerns.

New NIOSH Report Recommends All Workplaces Be Tobacco Free | Includes E-Cigarettes In Suggested Smoking Ban

The latest recommendations also include removing exposures to e-cigarettes in the workplace.

OSHA Announces National Stand-Down For Fall Prevention In Construction

The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with NIOSH.

OSHA Guidance Document Helps Prevent Nail Gun Injuries

New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries. (Free download available.)

ASSE, OSHA, and NIOSH Join Forces On Fall Prevention

The national campaign focuses on providing prevention information and training materials on three major types of falls — those from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds.

OSHA Streamlining Employer Compliance Burden

The published rule will help keep OSHA standards up-to-date and better enable employers to comply with their regulatory obligations.

Report Indicates Shortage Of Safety Professionals

A recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study found employment of SH&E practitioners is expected to increase by 9% the decade spanning from 2006 to 2016.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Zombie Safety Tips For Working Teens

The free Halloween themed online game takes players through a variety of workplaces and risks to illustrate how to work safely and avoid becoming a zombie.

Drug Safety In Healthcare Facilities Highlighted

Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.

ASSE Urges Hazardous Materials Communication Rule Completion

The Hazard Communication proposed rule seeks to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are evaluated and communicated to employers and employees. Modifying OSHA’s existing HCS could harmonize chemical hazard communications worldwide, help U.S. employers compete in the international marketplace, and increase work safety.

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