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Contractor Cited After Workers Found 22 Feet High with "Inadequate Fall Protection"

Contractor Cited After Workers Found 22 Feet High with "Inadequate Fall Protection"

The company has a history of unpaid fines and unresponded citations, OSHA says.

Historically High Heat: How Temperatures Influence Safety Programs

Episode 144

Historically High Heat: How Temperatures Influence Safety Programs

The summers are not getting any cooler. Listen in as Sydny Shepard discusses predicted high temperatures and what you can do—now—to ensure workers are safe in the summer.

More Than $290K Penalty Proposed for Ohio Company After Worker’s Death

More Than $290K Penalty Proposed for Ohio Company After Worker’s Death

A worker was fatally crushed when he became trapped by a component of a machine.



Mine Safety and Health Administration Announces $10.5M in State Grants

Mine Safety and Health Administration Announces $10.5M in State Grants

The grants will go to training and retraining mines and miners.

Basic Elements of a Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Basic Elements of a Drug-Free Workplace Policy

When considering what to include in a drug-free workplace policy, there are a few components.

Nearly 1 in 5 Amazon Delivery Contractors Injured in 2021, New Report Shows

Nearly 1 in 5 Amazon Delivery Contractors Injured in 2021, New Report Shows

The report shows a jump in injuries from 2020 to 2021.

Ever-Present Threats: Why Daily-Wear FR/AR PPE Programs Work

Episode 143

Ever-Present Threats: Why Daily-Wear FR/AR PPE Programs Work

Even if you've never seen an arc flash, you still need to protect against thermal hazards. Listen in as Scott Francis of Westex: A Milliken Brand discusses the best PPE programs for your AR/FR needs.

OSHA Cites Lumber Manufacturer After Struck-By Incident

OSHA Cites Lumber Manufacturer After Struck-By Incident

An Alabama worker was struck by a forklift and fatally injured last November.

Cal/OSHA Proposes $1.75M in Total Penalties for Four Companies

Cal/OSHA Proposes $1.75M in Total Penalties for Four Companies

The citations relate to an incident in a confined space that took the life of a worker.

Avoiding Hazards During Storm Cleanup

Avoiding Hazards During Storm Cleanup

Workers need to take extra steps to mitigate hazards when cleaning up after a storm.

How the Foundation of Your Success Lies at the Health of Your Employees’ Feet

All companies know that their employees are the foundation of their success. Hard-working, innovative, motivated, organized, happy and healthy employees are essential to a company thriving, growing and surpassing the competition.

AIHce 2022 Brings Education, Networking to OEHS Professionals in Nashville

AIHce EXP 2022 Provides Education, Networking to OEHS Professionals in Nashville

AIHA brings safety and industrial hygiene professionals to Nashville for a jam packed conference full of opportunity.

AIHce EXP 2022: Glad to be Back

Walking into the keynote session at AIHce EXP 2022 was like walking into a family reunion. As attendees flowed into the Karl F. Dean Ballroom at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. conversations flowed easily between professionals.

The Workplace, Substance Abuse & Staying Safe

Episode 142

The Workplace, Substance Abuse & Staying Safe

2021 was the deadliest year for drug overdoses in America. Listen in as Editor Sydny Shepard describes signs of substance use and effective drug-free workplace policies.

Didion Milling Inc Indicted by Grand Jury

Didion Milling Inc Indicted by Grand Jury

The counts relate to an incident in 2017 that killed five workers and injured 15 others.

NSC Encourages Safe Driving This Memorial Day Weekend

NSC Encourages Safe Driving This Memorial Day Weekend

With traffic fatalities at a 16-year high, taking precautions this three-day weekend is essential.

Worker Injuries in Consecutive Days Leads to Multiple Citations for Company

Worker Injuries in Consecutive Days Leads to Multiple Citations for Company

OSHA proposed $341,866 in penalties for the two repeat, 16 serious and five other than serious violations.

OSHA Places Company in SVEP After Worker Fatally Injured in Trench Collapse

OSHA Places Company in SVEP After Worker Fatally Injured in Trench Collapse

The company was also cited for three willful citations.

The Impact of Musculoskeletal Disorders on the Workforce

The Impact of Musculoskeletal Disorders on the Workforce

MSD impacts thousands of workers every year.

Oregon OSHA Adopts New Rules on Heat and Wildfire Smoke

Oregon OSHA Adopts New Rules on Heat and Wildfire Smoke

The rules follow temporary emergency requirements from last year.

World Trade Center Health Program Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

World Trade Center Health Program Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The WTC Health Program is considering adding uterine cancer to the WTC-Related Conditions list.

 United States Sees 1M COVID-19 Deaths Since Pandemic Start

United States Sees 1M COVID-19 Deaths Since Pandemic Start

The need to keep workers safe continues.

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Risk Assessment and Control Methods

Episode 141

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Risk Assessment and Control Methods

Recognition and prevention of MSDs in the workplace is critical to employee safety and health.

NSC Encourages New Policies Following New Data on Overdose Death

NSC Encourages New Policies Following New Data on Overdose Death

Employers should support workers in mental health and substance use recovery, NSC says.

Contractor Cited After Workers Found in Unprotected Trenches at Two Sites

Contractor Cited After Workers Found in Unprotected Trenches at Two Sites

OSHA previously cited the contractor for similar violations.

Fire Risk Assessments and The Role of “Responsible Persons” In The U.K.

Fire Risk Assessments and The Role of “Responsible Persons” In The U.K.

The person responsible for fire safety must recognize their role in mitigating fire risks.

Companies Cited After Bridge Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Another

Companies Cited After Bridge Collapse Killed One Worker and Injured Another

The collapse was caused by a portion of the bridge that was overstressed.

OSHA Resources for Protecting Workers from Heat

OSHA Resources for Protecting Workers from Heat

From a free app to educational web pages, OSHA offers ways to keep your workers safe.

Feelings of Being Unsafe at Work May Correlate to Depression, Anxiety

Feelings of Being Unsafe at Work May Correlate to Depression, Anxiety

A new study from NSC found people who felt unsafe at work were more like to experience symptoms of anxiety or depression than their coworkers who felt safe.

Americans Are Washing Their Hands Less Often than at Start of Pandemic

Americans Are Washing Their Hands Less Often than at Start of Pandemic

In 2022, only 56 percent of Americans wash their hands six to 15 times per day.