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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 3420 Record(s) Found.
01/18/2017 2:00 PM

Solving Slips, Trips & Falls

Slips, trips and falls are a constant concern in many work environments. BLS reports that falls, slips and trips accounted for 27% (309,060 cases) of the total occupational injuries and illnesses in 2015, with falls on the same level being a leading type of event or exposure. In its Solving Slips, Trips & Falls Guide, ASSE Diamond Sponsor SafeStart reports that human factors, wet/slippery surfaces and housekeeping issues are the leading causes of slip/trip/fall incidents.

01/13/2017 2:00 PM

Incident Investigations: 15 Key Steps

Most every OSH professional has conducted an incident investigation. Here are 15 steps to follow to ensure a quality investigation.


ISO 45001: Anticipating March 2018 Publication Date

According to an article posted by The Auditor, the much-anticipated ISO 45001 standard on occupational health and safety management systems may not be published until March 2018. Read on to see the latest timeline for publication.

01/12/2017 2:00 PM

Protecting Convenience Store Employees Against Robbery

Convenience stores are a frequest target of robberies, putting store employees at increased risk of being injured or killed. The Kentucky Fatality Assessment Control Evaluation (FACE) program issued a hazard alert advising convenience store employers and employees on robbery safety.


ASSE Applauds OSHA for Recognizing the Importance of Sustainability in the Workplace

This statement is attributable to ASSE President Tom Cecich, CSP, CIH: “The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) applauds the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for recognizing, in its white paper, “Sustainability in the Workplace: A New Approach for Advancing Worker Safety and Health,” the great opportunity the corporate sustainability movement provides to encourage better commitment to worker safety and health."

01/11/2017 4:00 PM

Safety Climate: What It Means, Why You Should Measure It

What is safety climate and why should companies measure it. According to Emily Huang, lead author of the cover story in this month's Professional Safety, "Safety climate is one of the best leading indicators of future safety outcomes." She also notes that safety climate surveys help organizations identify benchmarks that provide insight into interventions.

01/11/2017 2:00 PM

OSHA & MSHA Regulatory Agendas Issued

On Dec. 23, 2016, U.S. Department of Labor issued its semiannual regulatory agenda, covering its agencies including OSHA and MSHA. This is the final agenda issued under the Obama administration, and its contents will be subject to revision by the incoming Trump administration. However, because that transition will take time, OSH professionals can view this as a non-binding work plan for the agencies.​

01/10/2017 4:00 PM

SeminarFest 2017 Preview: Becoming an Effective Independent Consultant

Deborah Roy is one of several SeminarFest speakers ASSE is featuring in anticipation of SeminarFest 2017, set to take place Feb. 9-16 in Las Vegas, NV. She recently talked with us about Becoming an Effective Independent Consultant, one of the seminars she will present at this year’s SeminarFest.

01/10/2017 2:00 PM

IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Updates Reflect New ICAO Technical Instructions

Every day, about $18.6 billion worth of goods are transported by air. We take our laptop computers, cell phones, hair spray and even our duty-free liquor for granted. But each item poses significant hazards if mishandled, poorly manufactured or is simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. No transport mode sees more dangerous goods regulatory changes than air transport. So it is essential to have a complete grasp of each year’s changes as soon as possible, writes guest blogger Neil McCulloch.​

01/09/2017 5:00 PM

OSHA Highlights Importance of Worker Sustainability in New White Paper

OSHA's "Sustainability in the Workplace: A New Approach for Protecting Worker Safety and Health" white paper supports the work of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) by recognizing the sustainability framework as an opportunity to advance OSH. ASSE, AIHA, CSSE and IOSH founded CSHS to encourage organizations to consider the safety, health and well-being of workers as part of their sustainable business practice.

Results: 3420 Record(s) Found.


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