Safety and OSHA News

Pandemic expert shares insight on COVID-19

A safety professional with 12 years of experience at pandemic planning at state and federal worksites shared her insight regarding the COVID-19 pandemic during a recent American Society of Safety Professionals Q&A session. [Read more…]

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Bookmark this: Online resources for coronavirus updates

Since novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is new to humans, information on how to handle the situation in workplaces keeps evolving. So the best thing to do is to keep up with the experts via the Internet. [Read more…]

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Experts: 4 myths about weed at work

As most states now allow medical marijuana and more are legalizing recreational use, laws and courts are increasingly addressing workplace ramifications.  [Read more…]

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New ASSP report: 3 problems/solutions for women and safety

A new report from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) outlines three main challenges faced by women in connection to workplace safety and offers potential solutions.  [Read more…]

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OSHA case study: How some companies still flout safety to gain economic advantage

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re part of an effort to ensure employee safety, and the company you work for supports that. But, in a case recounted by an OSHA official at ASSP’s annual conference, there are still some companies out there that flagrantly disregard safety.  [Read more…]

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ASSE becomes ASSP: New name, website target all safety professionals

The world’s oldest professional safety society has transitioned to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels. [Read more…]

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