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 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.
Training is essential for confined spaces and the hazards that may be encountered in them. This training should stress that death to the worker is the likely outcome if proper precautions are not taken before entry is made.
Did you know NIOSH offers free, confidential health screenings for coal miners? Beginning March 2017, miners will be able to find the surveillance mobile unit in Alabama, as well as Illinois, Indiana, and Eastern Kentucky.
Report by Senator Elizabeth Warren detailing repeated violations of labor laws by companies that receive billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded federal contracts.
Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation.
Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day. These numbers are staggering, and the worst part is that each one is preventable. Taking preventative action can spare workers needless pain and suffering.
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.
List of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by OSHA for fiscal 2015.