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Free, confidential coal miners screening for 2017

Free, confidential coal miners screening for 2017

NIOSH has started offering a series of free confidential health screenings to coal miners as part of the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP). The screenings are done to provide…

Online course to help employers improve health and safety programming

Online course to help employers improve health and safety programming

A new online course has been launched to help employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and wellbeing of…

Cal/OSHA highlights importance of monitoring early signs of heat illness among outdoor workers

Cal/OSHA highlights importance of monitoring early signs of heat illness among outdoor workers

Employers are reminded to observe signs of heat illness in outdoor workers toiling in high heat as the National Weather Service is forecasting dangerous heat for much of the Central…

Employers, workers urged to participate in the week-long National Safety Stand-Down

Employers, workers urged to participate in the week-long National Safety Stand-Down

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Center for Construction Research and Training is urging employers and workers in the construction industry to take part in the third annual…

OSHA cites Ohio company for exposing workers to machine safety hazards

OSHA cites Ohio company for exposing workers to machine safety hazards

A food plastics manufacturer has been cited for three serious and one-other-than serious safety violations. OSHA issued the citations after inspectors found violations of OSHA’s machine safety standards.The Ohio based…

Louisiana recovery workers urged to stay safe during cleanup

Louisiana recovery workers urged to stay safe during cleanup

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is urging Louisiana flood recovery workers and volunteers to be aware of the hazards during recovery work. Emergency workers and residents can be exposed…

NIOSH survey reveals recommended controls to minimize anesthesia exposure during medical procedures not always followed

NIOSH survey reveals recommended controls to minimize anesthesia exposure during medical procedures not always followed

A new study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found widespread use of scavenging systems to control waste anesthetic gases during medical procedures, but other recommended…

Settlement agreement reached between OSHA and Central Transport

Settlement agreement reached between OSHA and Central Transport

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has secured a settlement agreement with Central Transport, which commits the company to improving forklift safety at over 100 terminals in 26 states. In…

South Oregon Conference to Focus on Occupational Safety and Health

South Oregon Conference to Focus on Occupational Safety and Health

The 2017 Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference will be held on Oct. 17-19 at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites in Ashland. The three-day event will feature a…

OSHA Investigates After Worker Injured in TPCO Plant in Gregory

OSHA Investigates After Worker Injured in TPCO Plant in Gregory

A worker was hurt after figuring in an industrial incident at the TPCO plant near Gregory Thursday morning. The San Patricio County Sheriff’s Office said, a worker was injured at…


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