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Outdoor jobs carry different risks of skin cancer

Outdoor jobs carry different risks of skin cancer

A new study has found that workers in different outdoor industries face different risks of non-melanoma cancer (NMSC). The study involved 563 participants (47% women) 39% among them were farmers,…

New OSHA alliance to raise awareness about lead exposure

New OSHA alliance to raise awareness about lead exposure

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute’s Safety, Health, and Environment Services Group; and Georgia Department of Public Health’s Division…

OSHA launches new campaign to raise awareness of construction industry hazards

OSHA launches new campaign to raise awareness of construction industry hazards

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently launched a regional campaign to raise awareness about the four leading safety hazards in the construction industry. The new campaign,…

Machine manufacturer in Pennsylvania cited for exposing workers to chemical hazards

Machine manufacturer in Pennsylvania cited for exposing workers to chemical hazards

A Pennsylvania machine manufacturer has been cited for exposing workers to dangerous chemical hazards. OSHA’s proposed penalties total $14,782. OSHA received complaints on August 30, 2017, and found employees exposed…

Free, confidential screenings for coal miners available

Free, confidential screenings for coal miners available

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is offering a series of free, confidential health screenings to coal miners as part of the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program…

OSHA forms alliance with BCSP to protect workers’ safety and health

OSHA forms alliance with BCSP to protect workers’ safety and health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) together with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has formed an alliance to provide BCSP certification holders and other practitioners with information…

Oregon 2018 Safety Break Scheduled for May 9

Oregon 2018 Safety Break Scheduled for May 9

Employers in Oregon are invited to take part in Safety Break on Wednesday, May 9 2017. The event aims to raise awareness and promote the value of keeping people safe…

MSHA releases cold stress safety alert

MSHA releases cold stress safety alert

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has released a cold stress safety alert to protect workers from weather-related injuries. The types of cold stress injuries include hypothermia, which occurs when…

Reminder issued to employers with outdoor workers to protect them from heat-related illnesses

Reminder issued to employers with outdoor workers to protect them from heat-related illnesses

Cal/OSHA issued a reminder for all employers to protect their outdoor workers from the risk of heat illness, as temperatures rise in Southern California. “Heat waves can occur well into…

OSHA and packaging company in Massachusetts reach agreements to correct safety hazards

OSHA and packaging company in Massachusetts reach agreements to correct safety hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and a packaging company in Massachusetts have reached agreements to correct hazards and enhance safety following a May 2016…


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