Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

Worker Summer Safety Tips

Worker Summer Safety Tips

Grainger shares several tips to help workers in and around facilities stay cool this...Read More...

OSHA Cracking Down On Metals Manufacturers

OSHA Cracking Down On Metals Manufacturers

Any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel, or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan Attorney Joseph P. Paranac,...Read More...

Drug Safety In Healthcare Facilities Highlighted

Drug Safety In Healthcare Facilities Highlighted

Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic...Read More...

New Program To Protect Workers From Hazards In Primary Metals Industries

New Program To Protect Workers From Hazards In Primary Metals Industries

The purpose of this NEP is to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to harmful chemical and physical hazards in establishments producing metal...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The OSHA HAZCOM Song

FRIDAY FUNNY: The OSHA HAZCOM Song

a song about OSHA safety training is also well on its way to becoming a viral YouTube hit. Marshall Carroll of Winnipeg has taken it upon himself to come up with a song about OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard...Read More...

OSHA Statement On The Creation Of Good, Safe Jobs

OSHA Statement On The Creation Of Good, Safe Jobs

The following statement from Dr. David Michaels was presented during a recent hearing on “Investigating OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda and Its Impact on Job...Read More...

OSHA Directive Supports Protection Of Federal Workers

OSHA Directive Supports Protection Of Federal Workers

The directive outlines the procedures for carrying out programmed inspections at some of the most hazardous federal...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Empower Occupants For Fire Safety

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Empower Occupants For Fire Safety

This article on fire safety measures comes from the director of training and technical support for ServiceMaster...Read More...

Comments Needed: Workplace Noise Exposure Controls

Comments Needed: Workplace Noise Exposure Controls

OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due...Read More...

Decline in Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Reported

Decline in Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Reported

BLS announced that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2009 to a rate of 3.6 cases per 100 equivalent full time workers, down from a total case rate of 3.9 in 2008....Read More...