Safety and OSHA News

Recommended Safety Links

  • American Industrial Hygiene Assoc –Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA’s 10,000 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a cross-section of industry, private business, labor, government and academia.
  • American Society of Safety Engineers — Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development. It also sets the occupational safety, health and environmental community’s standards for excellence and ethics.
  • Chemical Safety Board — The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents.
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries. Activities of the Administration contribute to ensuring safety in motor carrier operations through strong enforcement of safety regulations; targeting high-risk carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers; improving safety information systems and commercial motor vehicle technologies; strengthening commercial motor vehicle equipment and operating standards; and increasing safety awareness.
  • Federal Register: OSHA items — The Federal Register (FR) is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains most routine publications and public notices of government agencies, including OSHA. It is a daily (except holidays) publication.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report — The MMWR contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries.
  • MSHA — The purpose of the Mine Safety and Health Administration is to prevent death, disease, and injury from mining and to promote safe and healthful workplaces for the nation’s miners.
  • National Safety Council — The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
  • NIOSH — The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health provides national and world leadership and research to prevent workplace illnesses and injuries.
  • NIOSH Fatality Narratives — Each day, between 12 and 13 U.S. workers die as a result of a traumatic injury on the job. Investigations conducted through the FACE program allow the identification of factors that contribute to these fatal injuries.
  • OSH Review Commission — The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is an independent federal agency, providing administrative trial and appellate review, created to decide contests of citations or penalties resulting from OSHA inspections of American workplaces.
  • OSHA — With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
  • OSHA FAQs — The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) webpage highlights topics and specific questions that are often asked of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). All of the links are to existing OSHA documents.
  • Workers’ comp insider — Workers’ Comp Insider is Lynch Ryan’s blog about workers’ compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, insurance web tools & technology and related topics.
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