NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 3485 Record(s) Found.
03/06/2017 10:27 PM

Five Things You Need to Include in a Risk Assessment

Everyone knows that you need to do a risk assessment before starting anything. The next bit is the tricky part, though. What do you actually have on a risk assessment? In this post, guest blogger David Cant shares a list of five essential points OSH professionals must cover on any risk assessment.

03/06/2017 5:00 PM

App Promotes Young Worker Safety

A new mobile app aims to educate young workers about workplace safety by awarding users with basic safety knowledge certificates. The young workers can then present the certificates to current or potential employers as a way to demonstrate their ability to be a safe worker.

03/04/2017 4:31 AM

Steep Rise in U.K. Safety, Health Fines, FOIA Report Reveals

A Freedom of Information Act request has revealed a steep rise of U.K. safety and health fines imposed in 2016. According to IOSH’s report, there were 19 fines of £1 million (about $1.25 million at press time) or more in 2016, whereas in 2015, there were only three fines for £1 million or more. In 2014, no such large fines were imposed.

03/03/2017 2:00 PM

Raising the Profile of Human Capital in Sustainability

Most companies today are involved in sustainability in some way, be it basic recycling programs, waste reduction efforts or comprehensive global supply chain initiatives. These efforts all contribute to corporate performance, but one factor often overlooked in sustainability initiatives is workers themselves. The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability is working to change that.

03/02/2017 3:49 PM

NIOSH Wants Your Feedback on PPE Info Database

NIOSH is seeking public comments on PPE-Info, a draft web-based database that contains a collection of national PPE information. The database enables users to conduct general- or advanced-criteria searches of relevant standards, associated product types, target occupational groups, basic conformity assessment specifications and related information. Comments are due by April 13, 2017.

03/01/2017 2:25 PM

OSHA Delays Effective Date of Beryllium Rule to May 20, 2017

U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a second delay in the effective date of its Occupational Exposure to Beryllium rule, from March 21, 2017, to May 20, 2017. The announcement follows a White House memorandum issued Jan. 20, 2017, that directed the department to undertake a review of any new or pending regulations and temporarily postpone the date that they would take effect.

02/28/2017 6:56 PM

Position Yourself to Win

For safety professionals, what does preparing to win look like? It means we continuously build our business skills and technical capabilities. We establish what we do well and understand what uniquely prepares us for the next opportunity. We determine what we need to do to make ourselves most valuable to our organizations or to potential new employers.

02/28/2017 4:14 PM

Tattooists' Occupational Pain Prevalent, Studies Say

Professional tattooists have a high prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints about back pain, says a survey of 448 tattoo workers across France.

02/24/2017 2:00 PM

Shortcuts Are Killer

Most people have the necessary skills and knowledge to do our jobs well, and most of us don’t want to hurt ourselves or anyone else. So why do we take shortcuts that set up us and others for injury?

02/22/2017 7:33 PM

Representative Byrne Seeks to Rescind OSHA Volks Recordkeeping Rule

Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chair of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, has introduced a Congressional Review Act resolution to block an OSHA rule expanding recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses. The so-called Volks Rule that would have given OSHA the authority to cite employers for failures to record or for misrecording workplace injuries or illnesses that occurred up to 5 years prior to when the citation is written.

Results: 3485 Record(s) Found.


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