Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. NIOSH articles below.
A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.