NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 453 Record(s) Found.
03/19/2018 4:07 PM

First Place in the First Microlearning Contest Goes To

We put out a call for microlearning module submissions with a new twist – there would be a competition among all chapters, Practice Specialties and Common Interest Groups. Now, we're happy to announce that with five submissions, first place goes to the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group.

03/15/2018 10:42 PM

Safe Pressure Testing of Steel and Copper Piping Systems

As secretariat of the ANSI-accredited A10 standards committee, ASSE collaborates with stakeholders to develop industry consensus standards that address safety requirements for construction and demolition operations.

03/13/2018 9:49 PM

How Do Time Changes Impact Worker Fatigue and Safety?

It’s easy to underestimate the impact of a time change. After all, whether you’re springing forward or falling back, there is only an adjustment of one hour. Some say the responsibility of adjusting to the transition should fall to individuals, particularly when those individuals are expected to show up to work on time, fully awake and ready to get down to business.

03/12/2018 3:10 PM

ISO 45001 Five-Step Action Plan

The adoption of ISO 45001 is a watershed moment for occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS). With the standard now published, it will provide organizations a structure around which they can work to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities. In this time of change for the standards community, OSH professionals may ask themselves ‘what do I do next?’ The steps below outline the measures that safety professionals can take to begin implementing ISO 45001.

03/08/2018 6:31 PM

What Is Mindfulness and How Can It Improve Safety?

Safety professionals are no strangers to the idea that it’s important to pay attention. After all, when someone misses a beat in safety, workers could be seriously injured or worse. But when the word “mindfulness” enters the conversation, conjuring associations with alternative medicine and cognitive behavioral therapy, some people shut down and stop listening.

03/07/2018 7:56 PM

Z359 Standard Receiving Industry Recognition

As secretariat of the ANSI-accredited Z359 standards committee, ASSE collaborates with a diverse group of stakeholders to develop consensus standards that address work-related falls, which continue to be a leading cause of injuries and fatalities.

03/07/2018 6:20 PM

House Subcommittee Hearing on a More Collaborative OSHA

As part of our continuous advocacy for the occupational safety profession, we monitor the federal government’s activities related to workplace safety. On Feb. 27, the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing with industry stakeholders to discuss how OSHA can be more effective and collaborative.​

03/02/2018 3:06 PM

Get More Out of Online Learning With These 5 Tips

Busy safety professionals used to have to choose between pursuing continuing education opportunities and living their lives. But with the rise of online learning, those days are a thing of the past. Now, people who want to stay on top of the latest industry trends and compete for the best jobs can take classes and earn certificates in between working, running their errands and reading their children a bedtime story.

02/22/2018 2:00 PM

Machinery Safety: Finding the Right Safeguard Solutions

When determining the best solutions for safeguarding machinery and equipment, one of the biggest challenges that OSH professionals face is answering the question, “How safe is safe enough?” With so many potential risks and hazards associated with machinery, it can be difficult to know where to begin and which safeguards to put in place.

02/19/2018 2:00 PM

Nine OSH System Mistakes to Avoid

When developing and implementing an OSH system, stakeholders must consider a vast array of factors for the system to be effective. Having a nonoptimal system not only hinders the ability to identify and address risks and hazards, the system itself can present risks to the business.

Results: 453 Record(s) Found.


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