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MSHA: No mines eligible for Pattern of Violations Notice

MSHA: No mines eligible for Pattern of Violations Notice

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has recently announced that for the third consecutive year, none of the United State’s over 13,000 mining operations meet the criteria for a Pattern…

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…

NIOSH collaborates with Workforce Tulsa to pilot a new test program promoting work health and safety among young, temporary workers

NIOSH collaborates with Workforce Tulsa to pilot a new test program promoting work health and safety among young, temporary workers

NIOSH and Workforce Tulsa have partnered together to develop and pilot test a new training program, Developing Work Safety Skills. The program aims to promote workplace safety and health practices…

OSHA’s message to protect workers this summer: Water. Rest. Shade.

OSHA’s message to protect workers this summer: Water. Rest. Shade.

OSHA is reminding employers and workers to take precautions to stay safe as summer begins. The agency recommends frequent breaks in a cool or shady environment, and drinking water every…

OSHA publishes proposed rule on beryllium exposure

OSHA publishes proposed rule on beryllium exposure

OSHA has recently announced a proposed rule that would make modifications to the agency’s recent beryllium standards for the construction and shipyard sectors. This was after representatives of the shipyards…

New initiative launched to address increased injuries, fatalities among less experienced coal miners

New initiative launched to address increased injuries, fatalities among less experienced coal miners

Less experienced miners – both at a mine and at a specific occupation – suffer injuries at a higher rate compared to more experience miners, according to data from the…

Survey finds widespread use of scavenging systems during dental procedures but poor adherence to other recommended precautionary practices

Survey finds widespread use of scavenging systems during dental procedures but poor adherence to other recommended precautionary practices

A new study found widespread use of patient nasal scavenging masks to control Nitrous Oxide during dental procedures but adherence to other recommended precautionary practices was lacking. The results of…

OSHA announces inaugural Safe + Sound Week

OSHA announces inaugural Safe + Sound Week

OSHA has designated June 12-18 as Safe + Sound Week, a new nationwide effort that calls on organizations to raise awareness of the value and importance of workplace safety and…

Lone-worker fatalities spurs MSHA outreach

Lone-worker fatalities spurs MSHA outreach

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched an initiative to focus on the hazards miners may encounter when working alone. The new initiative comes after…

Storm recovery workers reminded to make safety a priority

Storm recovery workers reminded to make safety a priority

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged storm recovery workers and the public to be aware of the hazards they may encounter and what steps are…


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