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Workplace Safety and Industrial Hygiene
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Health Experts Caution Over Disinfectants, Cleaning Methods Used in Rush to Reopen »
Businesses across the U.S. have begun intensive COVID-19 disinfection regimens, exposing returning workers and consumers t...
Monday, June 22, 2020
OSHA: Surgical Masks Not a Substitute for Respirators for Non-COVID-19 Respiratory Hazards »
OSHA does not consider surgical masks or cloth face coverings suitable substitutes for respirators in complying with subst...
Friday, June 19, 2020
OSHA Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in Construction »
As construction season ramps up amidst the threat of COVID-19 exposure, construction employers and workers need to underst...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Workplace Safety in the Roaring Twenties »
From hard hats to wearable technology, workplace safety innovations have come a long way in the last 100+ years. And there...
Friday, June 12, 2020
Build a strong culture: Tips for ‘talking safety’ »
No one can keep an entire organization safe on his or her own. Collaboration is needed to create a strong safety culture i...
Friday, May 29, 2020
4 Ways to Prevent Heat-Related Illness »
Excessive heat warnings in parts of California have prompted the state's OSHA agency to disseminate an advisory. Read...
Friday, May 22, 2020
How AI-Driven Algorithms Improve an Individual’s Ergonomic Safety »
With the use of AI-driven (Artificially Intelligent) algorithms, the pressure of personal worker safety is relieved from o...
Friday, May 15, 2020
How building a culture of safety translates to lower insurance premiums »
Crisis, catastrophe, headache and disaster—these are just a few of the terms that waste companies usually use to describe...
Monday, May 11, 2020
Five Tips to Get a Better Return from Your Safety System Audit Investment »
Before describing the five tips to getting a better return on your safety system audit investment, it is important to dist...
Friday, March 20, 2020
The 6 Axioms of Safety Management »
For this article, the term “axioms” is intended to imply broad observations regarding safety...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
OSHA’s Combustible Dust Program: Where Are We Today? »
OSHA put its Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program into place over 10 years ago....
Thursday, February 20, 2020
20/20 Vision »
The year 2020 is here! What is your vision for this year? What will you do to move the needle of your safety results? What...
Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers Must Measure Respiratory Threat »
In a decision published Sept. 11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Occupational Safety and H...
Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug Testing in the Era of Marijuana Legalization »
By EHS Today How can an employer continue to pursue a drug-testing policy in the midst of the continuing trend of state...
Friday, July 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing Risk in Construction [Infographic] »
By EHS Today Construction risks often evolve with variables ranging from job site location to level of traini...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You Missing Dangers Right Before Your Eyes? »
By EHS Today One split second is all it takes for a life to be changed forever or taken away by a workplace acciden...
Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIOSH publishes new skin-hazard profiles for 5 chemicals »
By Safety + Health Magazine   NIOSH has published five new skin notation profiles to “communicate the haz...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Better Organizational Change through Neuroscience »
By EHS Today   “Thinking serves at the pleasure of emotion.” Louis Cozolino, American psychologist T...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Risks of Using Injury and Illness Reporting as Measurements of Success »
By EHS Today   What does success look like? For some businesses, it’s all about revenues and growth. For...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Now Using Drones to Inspect Employer Facilities »
OSHA’s use of drones requires consent of the employer, who may be wary of granting it due to under-developed guidelines....
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prepare Your Workforce for Winter »
With the advent of winter comes a host of safety, health and legal issues that employers need to address before the weathe...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
First, You've Got to Show That You Care »
By EHS Today Blog   You can’t get people to care about their work until you first show that you care about the...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
The battle after the blaze: An invisible threat turning deadly for firefighters »
By WHAS-TV Firefighters across Kentuckiana are facing a health threat that surfaces years after fighting fires and...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NRCS Accused of Multiple Unsafe Practices and Lying to OSHA and EPA »
By EHS Today Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services and its executives are criminally charged after workers’ deaths....
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
New American Airlines uniforms to go through extra tests for hazardous materials »
By the Dallas Business Journal New uniforms American Airlines employees receive in 2020 will have certification that...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Corporations Still Unprepared for Emergency Situations »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine As security and employee safety remain at risk, unpreparedness is still affecti...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Optimizing Safety Through Leading Indicators »
By EHS Today   In the past, the most common way to measure the safety performance of a business was to l...
Monday, August 14, 2017
New Regulations Improve Safety at Oil Refineries »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine State agencies today announced final approval of new regulations to strengthen...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MSHA Implements Medical Standards Action Plan »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration is impl...
Monday, August 7, 2017
OSHA's Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica »
By OSHA OSHA will delay enforcement of the respirable crystalline silica standard for construction until September 23...
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New Regulations Improve Safety at Oil Refineries »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine State agencies today announced final approval of new regulations to strengthen...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Is Fatigue a Hidden but Deadly Workplace Epidemic? »
By EHS Today If you’re tired at work, you’re not alone. Some 43 percent of Americans say they do not get enough sle...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
New Research Reveals Ways to Overcome Safety Challenges for Remote Workers »
By EHS Today A new study recommends that line managers who supervise remote or distributed workers should work closely...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Roof Fall Accidents Decline, but Remain Leading Cause of Mine Injuries »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine Improvements in roof control technology in underground coal mines have signific...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Suspects who dumped hazardous materials in Walmart lot sought »
Deputies with the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in finding at least four people who unload...

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