Workers Memorial Day is coming up on April 28. Read what your local can do to recognize this important day.
Whether you’re driving in your neighborhood or on a busy highway, making responsible choices in work zones is essential. National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 3-7) is an annual opportunity for motorists to evaluate their driving habits just in time for the busy spring and summer construction season.
OSHA has rolled out its “Safe and Sound Campaign” initiative, which asks employers to review their safety programs and identify areas for improvement, according to the agency.
OSHA revised the requirements and procedures for certified instructors in OSHA’s Outreach Training Program goes into effect on April 1, 2017. Latest updates by OSHA involve clarifications of student contact hours, changing card procedures, along with the Trainer Code of Conduct.
OSHA standards may require that employers adopt certain practices, means, methods, or processes reasonably necessary and appropriate to protect workers on the job. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards and provide workers with a workplace that does not have serious hazards.
Every year over 300 people die in ladder-related accidents, and thousands suffer disabling injuries. Ladder accidents are preventable, but without better safety planning and training and continuous innovation in product design, we will still continue to see far too many fatalities.
Report by Senator Elizabeth Warren detailing repeated violations of labor laws by companies that receive billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded federal contracts.
Are you a firefighter or know someone who is? As part of American Health Month, NIOSH has resources to help prevent on-duty cardiovascular deaths. Share them with all your fire fighting friends.
Workers can take an active role in designing policies, programs, and practices to protect against the risks of cardiovascular disease. Check out the new “Fundamentals of Total Worker Health Approaches” workbook to get started during this Heart Health Month.
Certain states have 10 and/or 30 hour mandatory training requirements: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.