NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 3486 Record(s) Found.
03/28/2017 4:15 PM

NIOSH Network Occupational Safety and Health Network Now Tracks Sharps Injuries & Blood/Body Fluid Exposures

NIOSH's has added two modules to the Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN) that allow for the tracking of sharps incidents and blood and body fluid exposures among healthcare workers. Healthcare facilities use OHSN voluntarily to share injury data, track injury trends and devise effective interventions.​

03/27/2017 1:00 PM

First Responder Stress Is Cause for Concern

First responder suicides are a growing concern in the U.S. ASSE professional member emeritus Don Garman, a veteran first responder shares some insight on the topic.

03/24/2017 12:00 PM

ASSE recognizes anniversary of factory fire that spurred workplace safety

ASSE encourages workers across the country to pause on Saturday, March 25, and join the society in paying tribute to the workers who lost their lives in the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire 106 years ago that day. The safety of the American worker has increased progressively since that tragedy.​

03/23/2017 4:06 PM

ASSE Updates A1264.1 on Walking/Working Surfaces

Keith Vidal, M.S., P.E., CXLT, is chair of the A1264 Accredited Standards Committee. He recently spoke with ASSE about the A1264.1-2017 standard, which addresses walking and working surfaces.


ASSE Update – Status of the proposed ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

We posted an update on the proposed ISO 45001 Standard, written by leadership of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ANSI, (Vic Toy and Kathy Seabrook). You can read the full report via the ASSE 45001 site under “What’s Happening Now”: ASSE also did a shortened summary recently posted on the homepage at: ​


United States Chemical Safety Board - Recognition of ANSI/ASSE Z117.1 Confined Spaces Standard

The United States Chemical Safety Board released a positive comment/update on a recommendation they submitted to ASSE addressing future revisions of the ANSI/ASSE Z117.1 Confined Spaces Standard.

03/21/2017 1:40 PM

ASSE stands behind U.S. Chemical Safety Board

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – representing more than 37,000 occupational safety and health professionals across the globe – supports the mission of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) and is deeply troubled that the CSB is targeted for elimination in President Trump’s budget blueprint for 2018.

03/20/2017 7:37 PM

Update on the Proposed ISO 45001 Standard on OHS Management Systems

It seems like it’s been a long time since work began on the proposed ISO 45001 standard for OHS management systems. Read on to learn more about the latest developments.

03/17/2017 2:49 PM

Reporting on OSH Metrics to Advance Organizational Decision Making

Safe Work Australia, a national policy body in Australia, has published a report that explores the processes for gathering and communication workplace safety and health performance information to guide organizational decision making. This work ties in well with the work being conducted by Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS), which advocates for integrating occupational safety metrics and performance into an organization’s business model and thinking.


Technical Article - ANSI/ASSE Z359.16 Standard (Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems)

We believe OSH Professionals will have interest in the newly released ANSI/ASSE Z359.16-2016 American National Standard (Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems).

Results: 3486 Record(s) Found.

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