On March 27, OSHA announced an alliance with Concerned Beauty Professionals in Atlanta to protect workers in the beauty industry from exposure to hazardous chemicals, such as formaldehyde. Read the article to learn what hazards these workers are exposed to and how to keep them safe.
In OSHA's 2015 proposed budget, the agency asks Congress to allow targeted inspections of small businesses that have the potential for catastrophic incidents. What does this proposed change mean for your company? Read the article to find out.
Clocks will jump forward an hour this Sunday, March 9, as the United States shifts to Daylight Savings Time, meaning that come Monday morning, workers across the country will be just a little less alert than usual. But what about workers whose body clocks are constantly disrupted due to irregular work schedules? Read the article for some shiftwork safety tips in honor of National Sleep Awareness Week.
March 2-8, 2014, is National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and OSHA has teamed up with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to address the hazards that severe weather poses for workers and employees. Is your company prepared for a weather emergency? Keep reading to find out.