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OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and...Read More...

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From The Archives: Niels Diffrient — A Balanced Approach To Design

Niels Diffrient died on June 8, 2013 at the age of 84. This Q&A from the Today's Facility Manager archives illustrates how one of the top human factors designers came from humble beginnings to sprout impressive roots. It has been retrieved in his honor. From the October 2002...Read More...

FM Issue: Chemical Safety Changes

OSHA’s HazCom 2012 Standard revises how certain substances should be labeled. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: “Reaping” The Benefits Of Workplace Safety

Here's small taste of the most unusual workplace safety training video ever produced...A Reaper's Guide to OHS. This four minute safety scene can be shown as an icebreaker for any workplace safety training...Read More...

OSHA Offers Training To Federal Agencies On Worker Safety And Health

OSHA developed this training event to ensure that federal workplaces have safety programs and standards consistent with those in the private...Read More...

Five Activities To Engage Employees During National Safety Month

By recognizing National Safety Month through events such as “Safety Awareness Day” or “Workplace Safety Week,” organizations can have a substantial impact on reducing workplace injuries and promoting a culture of...Read More...

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LIUNA Prods Congress To Pass OSHA Reforms, Support PAWA

PAWA legislation would modernize the 42-year-old Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in industries that have outpaced decades-old government regulation. The act clarifies an employer's duty to provide a safe working environment; improves OSHA reporting, inspection and enforcement efforts; extends OSHA protections to 8.5 million American workers not currently covered; protects workers who blow the whistle on...Read More...

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Workers Involved In Demolition And Underground Construction

This final rule applies the same crane rules to underground construction and demolition that are already being used by other construction sectors, and streamlines OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks standard currently used for underground and demolition...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Earth Day Fables

Johnny Appleseed Arrested? John Henry Jobless? Paul Bunyan Blacklisted? Read on for these modern retellings of classic American...Read More...

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OSHA, NSC Renew Alliance To Address Injury, Illness And Fall Prevention Programs

During the two-year agreement, the Alliance will develop fact sheets on the benefits of employers establishing an injury and illness prevention program, hazard identification and control topics that should be included in worker training, fall prevention and best practices for reporting near...Read More...