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OSHA has delayed the effective date for its new rule enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses.
The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.
As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.
In honor of National Safety Month, Hickory Construction has compiled five safety tips that result in protection and productivity.
OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.
OSHA will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), June 14-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
Poor posture, incorrect computer monitor positioning, and prolonged seating can all cause damage to the body. Without the proper training, this routine behavior puts added stress that not only causes worker discomfort, but can cost a company thousands of dollars in worker compensation.
New reporting requirements will ‘nudge’ employers to prevent worker injuries and illnesses to demonstrate to investors, job seekers, customers, and the public that they operate safe and well-managed facilities
A total of $4.6 million in funds from the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program will help high-risk, vulnerable workers identify, prevent workplace hazards.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.