OSHA

Resource pages for "OSHA"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


healthcare workers Covid-19

OSHA Seeks Input On Protecting Healthcare Workers From Covid-19

OSHA is seeking comments related to the development of a final standard to protect healthcare workers from workplace exposure to Covid-19.
Workplace Training Grants

OSHA Announces More Than $3M In Workplace Safety Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor will award $3.2 million in Susan Harwood grants for workplace safety and health training on infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
NACOSH meeting

NACOSH To Hold Two Public Meetings This Month

The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will meet on Feb. 22; Heat Injury and Illness Work Group will gather Feb. 25.
COVID-19 vaccination policies

Breaking News: SCOTUS Blocks Biden’s Workplace Vaccine, Testing ETS

The Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration does not have the authority to impose workplace vaccine or testing requirements, blocking an OSHA ETS. 
workplace fatalities

ASSP Sees Uncertainty In Workplace Fatality Report

Despite the reported decline in fatal work injuries, a worker still lost their life due to a work-related injury every two hours in 2020.
Kentucky tornado

OSHA Offers Tornado Preparedness, Response Guidance

In the wake of a deadly tornado outbreak across eight states, OSHA's Tornado Response and Recovery webpage offers tips to keep workers safe.
emergency temporary standard

OSHA Extends COVID-19 ETS Comment Period

The comment period for OSHA's COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard has been extended to mid-January.
Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA Launches New Voluntary Protection Programs Portal

OSHA offers a new Voluntary Protection Programs portal, and reminds employers to keep workers trained and healthy during the holiday season.
NACOSH

NACOSH Meeting Scheduled This Month

The Department of Labor will hold a virtual meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health on November16.
workplace safety

Does Your Security System Enhance Workplace Safety?

Workplace safety can be a serious challenge and business expense for any organization but AI video analytics can help bridge the gap between incident and response by quickly identifying and addressing hazards before they become problems.
hazardous heat conditions

Rulemaking Initiated To Protect Workers From Heat Hazards

Coinciding with a Biden-Harris administration interagency effort to protect indoor and outdoor workers, OSHA will publish an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking tomorrow.
Safety Labeling

On-demand Safety Labeling Solution

Safety Labeling Solution pairs a Brother thermal transfer 4" printer with intuitive safety signage design software, as well as a variety of label, ribbon, color, and size options needed to create signage for safety standards and codes.
nonprofit organizations

OSHA Awards Over $11.6M In Workplace Safety, Health Grants

The Harwood Grants focus on targeted training, awareness, creation of safety programs for nonprofit organizations.
Whistleblower Protection Program

OSHA Seeks Input On Whistleblower Protection Program

The U.S. Department of Labor will hold a virtual meeting to solicit public input on OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program.
extreme heat

OSHA Introduces Measures To Protect Workers From Extreme Heat

Enhanced, expanded measures apply to indoor and outdoor workplaces, are part of an interagency Biden-Harris administration effort to protect workers, communities.
vaccine

OSHA To Issue Rule On Vaccine Mandates For Private Sector

Last week, President Biden announced several initiatives regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements for U.S. employers.
training grants

OSHA Awards Worker Safety, Health Training Grants To 37 Nonprofits

More than $6.7 million in grants will fund education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize infectious diseases, identify preventive measures.
Unvaccinated Workers

OSHA Updates Guidance On Protecting Unvaccinated Workers

Updated guidance expands information on ways to protect workers from COVID-19 in higher-risk workplaces with mixed-vaccination status workers.
Safe + Sound Week

OSHA Kicks Off National Safe + Sound Week

The weeklong event, which recognizes effective workplace safety and health programs, begins Monday, August 9.
healthcare facilities

Realty Trust Group Offers Guidance On Healthcare ETS

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards address a number of enhanced standards designed to protect employees in healthcare facilities.

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