Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. OSHA articles below.
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.
OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.
These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.
Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.
The new service delivers facility management professionals and other stakeholders in-depth OSHA compliance analyses and ratings.
OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.
The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.
OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.