Friday, July 29, 2016
For more than 40 years, safety and health professionals and others have relied on the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. Now a mobile app for the guide offers quick access to information on more than 600 chemicals. Get the details here.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
OSHA’s inspection of an Auburn, Alabama, automobile parts manufacturer concluded that both permanent and temporary employees faced serious danger. Keep reading to find out what action the agency took, and why you need to be vigilant about protecting temporary workers.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Every day, workers are injured on the job. These injuries can result in missed work days, poor worker attitudes, high turnover rates, and even enforcement actions from OSHA. The good news is that the world of safety in the workplace is changing. Safety is no longer something your employer tells you to do, but is increasingly woven into the everyday behavior and mindset of all employees. On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with Shawn Galloway, president and COO of ProAct Safety, about incorporating safety culture in the workplace.
OSHA is taking steps to encourage more professionals to enter the occupational safety and health field. Keep reading to learn about the need and how the agency is addressing it.
Monday, July 25, 2016
An Illinois ambulance business has been cited by OSHA for failure to protect healthcare workers from exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other hazards while caring for patients. Why did an employer that should have known the rules flaunt them instead?
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