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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 3362 Record(s) Found.
10/27/2016 7:34 PM

ASSE ErgoPS Publishes Report: Ergonomics Practitioner Environmental Scan Survey

ASSE’s Ergonomics Practice Specialty (ErgoPS) polled more than 300 ergonomics practitioners to learn about the ergonomics training, skill and resource needs in the practitioners’ working area. Further, the group explored whether a good match exists between the practitioner and marketplace needs by conducting a comparison of current professional training and certifications available.


Top 5 Ways to Improve Safety: What Are Yours?

If you were to make a list of five ways to improve workplace safety and well being for employees, what would be on your list? Share your thoughts with us.

10/27/2016 12:33 PM

OSHA & DOL Release Construction Falls Video

OSHA and Department of Labor have released a new video detailing the dangers of falls in construction and reroofing. According to the video, more than 800 construction workers die each year, with 1 in 3 deaths coming from construction-related falls. The video includes a computer-generated video of an actual fatal roofing accident, both with PPE and without. You can view the video at YouTube.

10/27/2016 12:00 PM

CPWR's Work Safely with Silica Page Allows Visitors to Ask Questions

CPWR’s Work Safely with Silica page is a one-stop source on how to prevent silica hazards and protect workers. The page has resources on learning about a hazard, regulation requirements and offers users the ability to create a plan with a built in tool on the website. There is a new feature on the page available to those who may want to know more. The “Ask a Question” page allows users to ask a question of their own via form.

10/26/2016 1:00 PM

Charting Your ASSE Leadership Path

During ASSE's 2016 Leadership Conference in Oak Brook, IL, four current Society volunteer leaders shared how they became involved in ASSE. Their goal was to illustrate the many different ways members can help advance ASSE and support the OSH profession.

10/25/2016 1:00 PM

IOSH Guide Tackles Workplace Health

The mystery around the so-called “Cinderella to safety”—workplace health--is unpacked in a free guide from the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

10/24/2016 5:45 PM

Case Study Demonstrates Shared Responsibility for Temp Workers

OSHA, American Staffing Association and National Safety Council recently partnered on a fictional case study that provides staffing agencies and host employers information to better protect temporary workers. The case study also provides an example for which party could be found responsible for injury recordkeeping of temporary workers.

10/24/2016 2:30 PM

SeminarFest 2017 Preview: Controlling Cognitive Bias & Uncovering the Causes of Catastrophic Events

Don Martin, M.P.H., CSP, CIH, senior vice president at DEKRA Insight, is presenting two sessions at SeminarFest 2017: “Cognitive Bias in Safety: Controlling the Consequences” and “Uncovering the Real Causes of Fatalities and Severe Loss.” Martin took some time to discuss the major role cognitive bias plays in safety and how to best analyze situations in which a catastrophic event has occurred.

10/21/2016 7:15 PM

The New Fall Protection Code, ANSI/ASSE Z359.1-2016

The October 2016 issue of Professional Safety includes an article on the 2016 revision of ANSI/ASSE Z359.1, Fall Protection Code. The article offers a brief history of the revisions to the voluntary consensus standard through the years, and explains why the 2016 revision is a landmark change for manufacturers as well as companies that employ workers at height.


OSHA Memo Explains Employee Involvement Provisions

OSHA has issued a memorandum to its regional administrators that provides further explanation of the employee involvement provisions of the agency's e-recordkeeping rule issued earlier this year. These provisions require employers to have a reasonable procedure for employees to report work-related injuries and illnesses, and incorporates explicitly the existing prohibition on retaliating against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses.

Results: 3362 Record(s) Found.


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