Workplace Safety

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


worker depression

Workplace Safety Issues Correlate With Worker Depression, Anxiety

National Safety Council calls on employers to address psychological safety for workers, offers a variety of resources and tools as guidance
workplace injuries

New ASSP Standard Helps Organizations Prevent Workplace Injuries

New American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) standard can help organizations keep workplace injuries, illnesses and other incidents from occurring in the first place.
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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 safety in America

Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever

Workplace safety in America isn't all about Covid-19: A new study finds workers still worry about emergencies like cyberattacks, severe weather, significant outages, and workplace violence.
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.
Anti-Slip Products

How Anti-Slip Products Perform In the Real World

Falls, slips, and trips cause more than 33% of the top 10 most disabling workplace injuries, according to the 2021 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.
COVID testing

COVID-19 Management In The Workplace 

Five lessons on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace that facility managers can learn from production studios.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Frederick training grants

Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.
handrail

OSHA Rule Proposal To Clarify Handrail, Stair Rail System Requirements

Since OSHA published a final rule on walking-working surfaces and PPE in 2016 that updated requirements for slip, trip, and fall hazards, the agency received questions asking when handrails are required, and about height requirements for handrails on stairs and stair rail systems.
safety

Using Safety Program Data to Better Mitigate Future Facility Accidents

Transitioning to an environmental health and safety culture focused on prevention and mitigation can keep your workers safer and save your organization money on insurance premiums, citations, and fines.
Eurest Services

Tech For A Safe Return To Work

Do not buy that COVID-19 technology tool until you have asked these four questions.
ABM back to work

Focus On The Human Dimensions Of People Coming Back To Work

How to ensure resilience in all ways for facilities to help make people feel safe.
gas leak detection

Managing Gas Leak Detection Systems To Prevent System Failures

Whether it's an HVAC system, a cooling system, or a hazardous gas found in petroleum production or mining, a leak presents substantial risks to employee safety.
manufacturing facilities

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.
targeting program

OSHA Inspections Target Workplaces With Highest Injury, Illness Rates

The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
upholstered screens

Stylex Quick Upholstered Screens

The Quick collection of upholstered screens present a way to carve out private, protected spaces within open-plan environments.

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