Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A Pennsylvania plastic products maker was recently cited for violating OSHA’s General Duty Clause (GDC), Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, for exposing employees to heat stress conditions.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The speakers at the occupational keynote during this year’s National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Atlanta discussed the significant problem of occupational illnesses in the United States.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) David Michaels, PhD, announced a new enforcement strategy during the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in which the Agency will no longer count the number of inspections it conducts in an effort to emphasize quality over quantity.
Friday, October 2, 2015
The hospitalization of a Hartford, Connecticut, worker for acute dehydration and kidney failure due to heat stress should not have happened, according to OSHA. Keep reading to learn what the company did wrong—and how to prevent similar incidents at your facility.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Improving employee health is a top business priority these days. It's also smart business, say consultants, occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals, and business leaders involved in creating and operating worksite health clinics. Keep reading to learn about some of the latest trends surrounding worksite clinics and how they can benefit your company.
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