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  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
    An American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) panel began work on developing standards for the safe handling of hazardous drugs. The expert panel endorsed three sets of existing guidelines and standards. However, it also identified issues it felt existing standards did not adequately address.
  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    The physical demands of advanced manufacturing can lead to worker fatigue, which can result in worker injuries and loss in productivity. Body sensors could help detect signs of fatigue and call attention to the need for interventions, according to a study released by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).
  • Monday, January 14, 2019
    In November 2018, OSHA finalized a long-awaited rule on crane operator certification requirements, amending the standard at 29 CFR 1926.1427. Check out the infographic for an overview of employers' responsibilities for training, certification, evaluation, and more.
  • Friday, January 11, 2019
    Positive drug test results for transportation and warehousing workers have increased by double digits over a two-year period, according to Quest Diagnostics.
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Despite the government shutdown affecting many federal agencies and contractors, it is business as usual for the time being at OSHA. Both OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) are fully operational during the shutdown.
    View all OSHA News.
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140477Healthcare Safety ASCO endorses hazardous drug standards 01/17/19
140469Safety - General Researcher finds value in sensors to detect fatigue 01/15/19
140458Cranes and Derricks (Construction) Infographic: Crane operator certification: What you need to know 01/14/19
140454Alcohol & Drugs Positive drug tests up in transportation, warehousing 01/11/19
140453OSHA OSHA unaffected by government shutdown 01/10/19
140452Safety - General AIHA unveils first policy agenda 01/10/19
140437Safety - General Washington highlights low fatal injury rate 01/08/19
140422Alcohol & Drugs Marijuana processor cited for explosion that left worker badly burned 01/03/19
140397Respiratory Protection Avoiding common respiratory protection mistakes 01/02/19
140378Safety - General OSHA comments on latest BLS fatality report 12/26/18
140350Air Contaminants NIOSH recommends its mold assessment tool 12/17/18
140346OSHA On-site consultations reduce injuries and save billions 12/14/18
140338Toxic and Hazardous Substances OSHA’s proposed beryllium revisions: A closer look 12/12/18
140333Toxic and Hazardous Substances Breaking: OSHA proposes revisions to beryllium rule 12/10/18
140329Enforcement Judge recognizes good faith in assessing penalty 12/10/18
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