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Safety pros: Plan your organization's observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month by taking advantage of free emplo...
03/12/2020

Safety pros: Plan your organization's observance of Distracted Driving Awareness Month by taking advantage of free employee info tools from the National Safety Council.

#JustDrive

Get ready for Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April! #JustDrive Educate your workplace and community about the dangers of distracted driving with free downloadable posters, safety talks, videos and more: nsc.org/justdrive

Comprehensive suicide prevention strategies that target certain industry and occupational groups are needed – particular...
03/06/2020
Worker suicide: CDC study explores which industries, occupations have the highest rates

Comprehensive suicide prevention strategies that target certain industry and occupational groups are needed – particularly in the extraction and construction industries, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. .https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19516-worker-suicide-cdc-study-explores-which-industries-occupations-have-the-highest-rates

Atlanta — Comprehensive suicide prevention strategies that target certain industry and occupational groups are needed – particularly in the extraction and construction industries, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests.

03/05/2020
Simple steps to help prevent the spread of illnesses

As reports of the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) dominate the headlines, keeping calm can prove difficult. However, one of the best ways to combat anxiety – and be prepared – is to be informed. Many of the recommendations for protecting yourself from the potentially deadly respiratory illness – symptoms of which include fever, cough and shortness of breath – are the same tips you should follow to help prevent catching the flu or common cold. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19510-simple-steps-to-help-prevent-the-spread-of-illnesses

Many organizations are making use of virtual reality as a safety training tool. One major benefit is bringing trainees c...
03/04/2020
Virtual reality and safety training

Many organizations are making use of virtual reality as a safety training tool. One major benefit is bringing trainees closer to real-world experiences without exposing them to real-world dangers. But, there are hazards too.

Read the cover story from the March issue of Safety+Health https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19440-virtual-reality-and-safety-training

The benefits – and potential concerns – of using VR to help prevent work-related injuries.

03/02/2020
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It's not too late to register!

Don't miss this regional safety event! There is still time to register for the 2020 NSC Northeast Conference & Expo. Connect with safety professionals in YOUR area, take advantage of learning opportunities and be inspired. http://bit.ly/NSCnecePittsburgh #KeepEachOtherSafe

The landscaping industry's fatality rate approaches five times the rate for all industries, according to BLR stats for 2...
02/28/2020
Study participants wanted: NIOSH to explore hazards in landscaping and groundskeeping

The landscaping industry's fatality rate approaches five times the rate for all industries, according to BLR stats for 2017.

NIOSH plans to research the hazards associated with outdoor power tools, and has announced a call for study participants.

https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19499-study-participants-wanted-niosh-to-explore-hazards-in-landscaping-and-groundskeeping

Washington — NIOSH is seeking participants for a study on hazards stemming from outdoor power tools used in the landscaping and grounds management industries.

Safety professionals: Have you been asked for recommendations on the COVID-19 outbreak as it relates to  your workforce?...
02/27/2020
Coronavirus outbreak: CDC offers resources for health care providers, businesses, schools

Safety professionals: Have you been asked for recommendations on the COVID-19 outbreak as it relates to your workforce? CDC has issued guidance for businesses and other types of organizations. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19507-coronavirus-outbreak-cdc-offers-resources-for-health-care-providers-businesses-schools

Washington — Responding to the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed guidance for health care providers, businesses and schools in an effort to stem the spread of the potentially deadly respiratory illness in the United States.

OSHA has issued technical corrections and amendments to 27 standards and regulations to address “minor misprints, omissi...
02/21/2020
OSHA final rule corrects errors in 27 standards and regulations

OSHA has issued technical corrections and amendments to 27 standards and regulations to address “minor misprints, omissions, outdated references, and tabular and graphic inaccuracies.”

According to a final rule published in the Feb. 18 Federal Register, the corrections are to 29 CFR 1904 (recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses), 1910 (general industry), 1915 and 1918 (maritime), and 1926 (construction).

More here: https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19457-osha-final-rule-corrects-errors-in-27-standards-and-regulations

Washington — OSHA has issued technical corrections and amendments to 27 standards and regulations to address “minor misprints, omissions, outdated references, and tabular and graphic inaccuracies.”

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA has launched a webpage highlighting...
02/20/2020
OSHA celebrates 50th anniversary of OSH Act

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA has launched a webpage highlighting the agency’s work over the decades. On Dec. 29, 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the legislation and paved the way for OSHA’s creation. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19449-osha-celebrates-50th-anniversary-of-osh-act

Washington — To mark the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA has launched a webpage highlighting the agency’s work over the decades.

Cardiac Science Corp. has issued a voluntary recall of its G3 Elite AEDs because a “software anomaly” may cause the devi...
02/18/2020
Cardiac Science recalls all G3 Elite AEDs

Cardiac Science Corp. has issued a voluntary recall of its G3 Elite AEDs because a “software anomaly” may cause the devices’ status indicator to malfunction. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19453-cardiac-science-recalls-all-g3-elite-aeds

What to do now:
- Locate the affected devices.
- Remove the device from service if it has failed its self-test.
- Alert all G3 Elite users of the problem.
- Contact the Cardiac Science technical support team at (262) 953-3500 or (800) 426-0337, or a local representative, to schedule an update –- regardless of self-test status.

Deerfield, WI — Cardiac Science Corp. has issued a voluntary recall of its G3 Elite AEDs because a “software anomaly” may cause the devices’ status indicator to malfunction.

Safety pros: Do you protect employees who wear lab coats? Register now for a free webinar tomorrow presented by Bulwark ...
02/17/2020

Safety pros: Do you protect employees who wear lab coats? Register now for a free webinar tomorrow presented by Bulwark Protection's
Mark Saner on the basics of the chemical protection including common laboratory hazards and the difference between FR, CP, FRCP and non-FR lab coats. https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2153336/0542C4C2AF0DE416706D038B075CB70E

Bulwark Protection

You can watch archived Safety+Health webinars on a variety of workplace safety topics here https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/events/range/archive

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The Chemical Safety Board and OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grant Program are back on the chopping block in the Trump ad...
02/14/2020
CSB, Harwood grants back on the chopping block in Trump administration FY 2021 budget proposal

The Chemical Safety Board and OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grant Program are back on the chopping block in the Trump administration FY 2021 budget proposal. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19428-csb-harwood-grants-back-on-the-chopping-block-in-trump-administration-fy-2021-budget-proposal

Washington — The Department of Labor’s discretionary funding would be cut 10.5%, while the Chemical Safety Board and OSHA’s Susan Harwood Training Grant Program are facing elimination once again, under President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal.

Attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its admini...
02/13/2020
Attorneys general sue EPA over rollback of chemical safety rule

Attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator, Andrew Wheeler, in the latest round of litigation challenging the agency’s recent changes to the Obama-era Chemical Disaster Rule. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19432-attorneys-general-sue-epa-over-rollback-of-chemical-safety-rule

Washington — Attorneys general of 14 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator, Andrew Wheeler, in the latest round of litigation challenging the agency’s recent changes to the Obama-era Chemical Disaster Rule.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has publis...
02/12/2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Cal/OSHA issues interim guidance for health care employers

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has published interim guidance on requirements for health care employers to protect workers from exposure. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19434-coronavirus-outbreak-calosha-issues-interim-guidance-for-health-care-employers

Oakland, CA — In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health – or Cal/OSHA – has published interim guidance on requirements for health care employers to protect workers from exposure.

Longer hours can take a toll. White-collar workers logging 49 or more hours see a bigger risk of sustained hypertension ...
02/10/2020
Long work hours may up your risk of high blood pressure: study

Longer hours can take a toll. White-collar workers logging 49 or more hours see a bigger risk of sustained hypertension -- a lot bigger risk than workers spending 40 hours a week or less on the job. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19412-long-work-hours-may-up-your-risk-of-high-blood-pressure-study

Quebec City, Quebec — Working more than 40 hours a week can increase your risk of both typical high blood pressure and masked hypertension – defined as a blood pressure reading that’s normal during a doctor’s office visit but high at home or elsewhere, results of a recent study by researcher...

New video from NATE - National Association of Tower Erectors highlights the importance of properly inspecting and using ...
02/06/2020
New video for tower workers: Safety climb systems

New video from NATE - National Association of Tower Erectors highlights the importance of properly inspecting and using safety climb systems on communication towers. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19407-new-video-for-tower-workers-safety-climb-systems

Watertown, SD — A new video from the National Association of Tower Erectors highlights the importance of properly inspecting and using safety climb systems installed on communication towers.

EPA is asking for comments by Feb. 18 on proposed significant new use rules for six chemicals. https://www.safetyandheal...
02/05/2020
EPA requests input on proposed significant new use rules for six chemicals, issues final rule for others

EPA is asking for comments by Feb. 18 on proposed significant new use rules for six chemicals. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19415-epa-requests-input-on-proposed-significant-new-use-rules-for-six-chemicals-issues-final-rule-for-others

Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency, in accordance with the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, is seeking comment on proposed significant new use rules for six chemical substances that are subject to agency premanufacture notices.

NIOSH is teaming up with nonprofit organization America Makes in an effort to advance workplace safety and health in 3D ...
02/04/2020
NIOSH announces partnership aimed at enhancing safety and health in 3D printing

NIOSH is teaming up with nonprofit organization America Makes in an effort to advance workplace safety and health in 3D printing and additive manufacturing. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19406-niosh-announces-partnership-aimed-at-enhancing-safety-and-health-in-3d-printing

And catch up on 3D: See our 2019 feature article that took a broad look at 3D printing and worker safety. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/18295-d-printing-and-worker-safety

Washington — NIOSH is teaming up with nonprofit organization America Makes in an effort to advance workplace safety and health in 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

‘And then there was one’: Kulinowski about to be sole member of Chemical Safety Board https://www.safetyandhealthmagazin...
01/30/2020
‘And then there was one’: Kulinowski about to be sole member of Chemical Safety Board

‘And then there was one’: Kulinowski about to be sole member of Chemical Safety Board https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19405-and-then-there-was-one-kulinowski-about-to-be-sole-member-of-chemical-safety-board

Washington — Chemical Safety Board interim Executive Authority Kristen Kulinowski said she will “do everything in my power to maintain as many of the functions of the CSB as are permissible by law” as the agency comes closer to operating with just one of its five board seats filled – hers.

Safety+Health presents the National Safety Council’s annual recognition of CEOs who demonstrate a personal commitment to...
01/29/2020

Safety+Health presents the National Safety Council’s annual recognition of CEOs who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health. Meet all nine leaders: https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19301-ceos-who-get-it-2020

Safety+Health presents the National Safety Council’s annual recognition of CEOs who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health. Meet all nine leaders: https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19301-ceos-who-get-it-2020

OSHA has published an online resource on a new coronavirus outbreak that includes a link to Centers for Disease Control ...
01/28/2020
Coronavirus outbreak: OSHA offers information on preventing exposure

OSHA has published an online resource on a new coronavirus outbreak that includes a link to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention interim guidance, quick facts about the outbreak, and information on preventing exposures. https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19398-coronavirus-outbreak-osha-offers-information-on-preventing-exposure

Washington — OSHA has published an online resource on a new coronavirus outbreak that includes a link to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention interim guidance, quick facts about the outbreak, and information on preventing exposures.

Reminder: You don't need to send your injury data to OSHA until March 2, but you do need to post it at your worksite by ...
01/27/2020
OSHA to employers: Injury and illness summary must be posted by Feb. 1

Reminder: You don't need to send your injury data to OSHA until March 2, but you do need to post it at your worksite by Feb. 1.

Get more details here: https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/19394-osha-to-employers-injury-and-illness-summary-must-be-posted-by-feb-1

Washington — OSHA is reminding employers covered under the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses final rule that they must post their 2019 300A forms in their workplaces from Feb. 1 to April 30.

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