Temporary workers are owed the same about of protection as employees with permanent employment roles. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard breaks down some common worksite scenarios and how staffing agencies and host employers can work to jointly keep workers safe.
OSHA previously cited iSpice LLC in April for exposing workers to safety hazards.
The U.S. DOL announced that OSHA and Langlas & Associates Inc. signed a strategic partnership to prevent serious hazards and enhance workplace safety and health practices for workers on the Rocky Vista University construction project in Billings, Montana.
The CDC does not consider the influenza season to have started yet.
Distribution center workers face various risks — including heavy equipment, weighty packages, electricity and the potential for slips or falls. Keeping these workers safe is possible with practical and easy-to-implement processes.
OSHA opens a probe into Amazon’s fatal warehouse collapse.
There are many roadblocks safety professionals face when improving safety at their facility, including lack of corporate level support. In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses methods you can use to evolve your relationship with the C-Suite.
Winter weather brings an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. Nearly 40 percent of all weather-related traffic accidents involve snow or ice, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
It’s no secret that the holiday season can present unforeseen challenges for all types of industries but especially the freight and logistics industry.
Despite a 2019 fatality within the company, ALJ Home Improvement continues to ignore risks and is now facing $244K in new penalties.
Work-related illnesses can worsen in the winter; prevent exposure to lung irritants and learn the respiratory diseases occupational workers are at risk for.
Join OH&S Editor Sydny Shepard to discuss top safety and health risks that plague workers on construction sites around the country and how you can anticipate and prevent them.
AIHce EXP 2022 will take place May 23-25, 2022 in person as well as virtually.
Richmond Construction Inc. faces $374K in penalties after fatal worker fall.
What does OSHA say about first-aid requirements at a worksite? Find out in our latest episode of the podcast where Editor Sydny Shepard dives into 1910.151 and the letters of interpretation for the standard.
Oklahoma's Seaboard Foods LLC failed to identify, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders.
I see it all the time, far too often. Even in my practice, I’ve seen patients with extensive medication lists and I can’t help but think that some of this is preventable.
Johnnie McDade Grocery faces $9,000 in penalties.
As safety professionals, we must remember the magic numbers and remind employees of them to save lives.
Procedures must keep pace with industry 4.0 smart manufacturing.
Multiple jobsite requirements must be considered when protecting workers’ hands.
Maintenance is crucial to ensure that the devices are working as expected when workers pick them up at the beginning of each shift.
Safety officers often talk about the importance of weather-specific PPE in summer, but proper PPE is just as important in the colder months.
OSHA requires slip, trip and fall hazards to be quickly identified and addressed and for employers to conduct regular and periodic inspections and maintenance.
For safety managers and site emergency response managers, gas detection is a key focus.
There is no reason for hands and fingers to be less protected than the rest of the body.
Take a look at the newest data shaping the list standards that are most frequently cited in 2021.
Despite the risk of irreversible damage to health, one-third of noise-exposed workers report not wearing hearing protection.