Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. OSHA articles below.
Summer has arrived, and OSHA reminds employers of their duty to protect employees from the risks and dangers of heat exposure.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
Through legislative, administrative, judicial, and public means, the NSC will pursue implementation of an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure.
OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.
OSHA has issued an alert listing steps employers can follow to implement social distancing in the workplace and help protect workers from exposure to COVID-19.
As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.
Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.
A new alert from OSHA lists safety tips employers can use to protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus.
In addition to English and Spanish, OSHA offers “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 more languages.
OSHA reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who report unsafe, unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.
Unintentional overdoses at work increased by 12 percent in 2018—the sixth consecutive annual increase and a reflection of the broader opioid crisis facing the nation.
The National Emphasis Program (NEP) targets industrial and manufacturing workplaces where employees are injured by unguarded or improperly guarded machinery and equipment.
The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.
A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.
Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.
In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.
Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.
This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.
A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.