Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

This Day in Workplace History: Workers Memorial Day

In the aftermath of the recent fatal incidents this month, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on Workers Memorial Day, April 28,... ...Read More...

Go On A Safety "Mission" First Week Of May

Numerous groups will convene during NAOSH Week from May 2-8, 2010 and Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP) Day on May 5 to raise awareness of the importance of being safe at... ...Read More...

New Jersey Transit Violates Whistleblower Law

A whistleblower investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that New Jersey Transit violated the Federal Railroad Safety Act when it retaliated against an employee for reporting a work-related... ...Read More...

OSHA Issues Flu Directive for Healthcare Workers

In response to complaints, OSHA inspectors will ensure that healthcare employers implement a hierarchy of controls and encourage vaccination and other work practices recommended by the... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Were The 1950s Really This Silly?

Enjoy this humorous retro look at dangers in the common workplace, courtesy of the Safetycare channel on... ...Read More...

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.... ...Read More...

DOL Unveils "Open Government" Efforts

The work is part of the Obama Administration’s continued commitment to improved accountability, transparency, and service to the American public.... ...Read More...

OSHA Directive Addresses Flu Prevention for Healthcare Workers

OSHA issued a compliance directive on 11/20/09 to ensure uniform procedures when conducting inspections to identify and minimize or eliminate high to very high risk occupational exposures for healthcare workers to the 2009 H1N1 influenza A... ...Read More...

Employers, Doctors Intentionally Under Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

New report from the GAO confirms that Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA statistics do not reflect the real risk employees face from workplace hazards.... ...Read More...

OSHA Reports on Top 10 Safety Violations for 2009

The number of top 10 violations has increased almost 30% over the same time period in... ...Read More...