The election has produced status quo in Washington DC: President Obama re-elected, Democrats control the Senate, Republicans control the House. However, don’t expect the status quo at OSHA in the next four years.
In this week’s Safety News Summary: You’ve got a shooter (like in the Aurora theater). What do you do? Heavy patients are weighing down hospital workers. It’s not just workplaces that are getting louder. And 21 people attending a motivational seminar burn their feet while fire walking.
How do you get employees to pay more attention to workplace hygiene? A study looked into whether knowing they’d be watched would help.
Following the death of a worker inside a machine used to sort recyclables, OSHA has fined a Marietta, OH, company $186,300 for a total of 21 violations.
Establishing an open-door policy for employees to bring safety problems to management’s attention can be a real cost-saver: In this case, it might have saved thousands of dollars in OSHA fines.
What new and updated OSHA regulations will companies face in 2011 and beyond?
A government investigation says a chemical company failed to recognize a hazard associated with its manufacturing process even after a number of near-misses.
Ever wish you could have someone translate an OSHA standard into plain English? You’re not alone.
Industry Experts Offer Advice on Keeping Employees Safe and Healthy As health experts raised the threat level of the swine flu to 5, indicating “a strong signal that a pandemic is imminent,” some U.S. businesses are just now beginning to look at ways to prepare for the potential health, social, and economic impact of a […]