Heat Awareness for Worker Exposure

Many outdoor workers get uncomfortably warm during the hot days of summer. As employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace, they need to know when uncomfortable becomes unhealthy. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments indoors or outdoors, or even those engaged in strenuous physical activities may be at… Read More »

Young Workers’ OSHA Rights

You have rights on the job, and your employer has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers must follow all OSHA safety and health standards to prevent you from being injured or becoming ill on the job.

OSHA 10 Hour Construction Training

The OSHA Outreach 10 Hour Training Course provides instruction on OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to 29 CFR 1926 (Construction). This course provides an entry level construction worker with a general awareness to recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site.

NYC Passes Extensive Construction Safety Bill

New York City Council passed a new safety bill on how construction illnesses and deaths are reported and what new safety procedures must be adhered to under penalty of fines up to $25,000.

Productive Aging – Workplace Safety and Health

By 2020, American workers 55 years or older will increase by almost 10 million, or at a rate of 33.5%. Productive aging involves providing a safe and healthy work environment for workers of all ages.

Workers’ Memorial Week 2017

Workers’ Memorial Day is observed every year on April 28. It is a day to honor those workers who have died on the job.