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  • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    Medications could one day prevent noise-induced hearing loss, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). NIOSH researchers recently contributed articles for a special issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America exploring the potential for “otoprotective” pharmaceuticals to protect ears from noise damage.
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  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019
    Workers in transportation and material moving suffered more injuries in 2018 than any other occupation, the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported.
  • Monday, December 9, 2019
    The number of workplace inspections conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) increased in fiscal year (FY) 2019, the agency announced. Federal OSHA conducted 33,401 inspections in FY 2019, which ended on September 30—more inspections than in the previous 3 years.
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  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    The number and rate of workplace injuries in the retail trade rose in 2018, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The retail trade was the only one of 19 private industries in which the rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses rose in 2018, the BLS stated.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
    OSHA ordered UPS Ground Freight, doing business as UPS Freight, to compensate a driver wrongfully terminated and harassed for refusing to drive in violation of federal motor carrier safety regulations.
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TopicTitleDate
141578Noise Medications could prevent hearing loss, NIOSH says 12/12/19
141572Safety - General Most injuries in transportation, BLS says 12/11/19
141570Enforcement OSHA inspected more workplaces in 2019 12/09/19
141561Safety - General BLS: Retail injuries rose in 2018 12/04/19
141558Enforcement OSHA orders UPS to compensate driver 12/03/19
141551Enforcement OSHA cites Maine roofer again 12/02/19
141550Commercial Driver Safety NIOSH plans short-haul truckers survey 11/29/19
141536Violence in the Workplace Healthcare workplace violence bill passes House 11/26/19
141535OSHA OSHA plans forklift, walking-working surfaces proposals 11/25/19
141522OSHA NSC, OSHA renew partnership alliance 11/20/19
141508Safety - General CPWR: Wearable technology could prevent struck-by hazards 11/18/19
141492Safety - General Number of injuries in 2018 unchanged, BLS says 11/15/19
141483Commercial Driver Safety CDC, NIOSH plan driver fatigue study 11/13/19
141473Lead California blood lead law requires Cal/OSHA notice 11/11/19
141471Enforcement CA appeals court upholds Home Depot citations 11/08/19
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