OSHA has launched a new National Emphasis Program focused on preventing workplace falls.
After an extensive environmental study, The New Bedford Housing Authority added UV Angel Clean Air™ units to the Boa Vista Tower to make community activities safer for residents.
As winter weather targets much of the U.S., now's the time to prevent dangerous slips, trips, and falls, according to MEMIC.
The Department of Labor will hold a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health on November16.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The FLx ERgoSkeleton is designed for posture support while lifting and rotating.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.
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.
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.
The latest recommendations also include removing exposures to e-cigarettes in the workplace.
The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with NIOSH.
New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries. (Free download available.)
The national campaign focuses on providing prevention information and training materials on three major types of falls — those from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds.
The published rule will help keep OSHA standards up-to-date and better enable employers to comply with their regulatory obligations.
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.
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.
Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.
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.