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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…

Survey results on effects of organizational safety practices and perceived safety climate on safe administration of antineoplastic drugs released

Survey results on effects of organizational safety practices and perceived safety climate on safe administration of antineoplastic drugs released

The results of a survey conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have recently been released. The survey examined how organizational factors and perceived safety climate…

Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an aluminum manufacturing company in Camden County that has a long history of noncompliance with OSHA standards. The company was cited for…

Man killed in tractor rollover while cleaning up storm debris in McGregor

Man killed in tractor rollover while cleaning up storm debris in McGregor

A 72-year-old man has been killed after the tractor he was operating rolled over, trapping him underneath. The man was cleaning up storm damage in McGregor about 8.30am Friday when…

$10.5M available to support workplace health and safety training

$10.5M available to support workplace health and safety training

OSHA has announced the availability of $10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to fund workplace health and safety training programs. The grants are available for nonprofit organizations including community…

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Most workers in Washington injured on or before July 1, 2016 will have their time-loss and pension benefit payments increased by 4.8 percent as from as from July 1, 2017….

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…

Updated mobile app to help workers stay safe under the heat of the sun updated

Updated mobile app to help workers stay safe under the heat of the sun updated

NIOSH and OSHA have recently introduced an updated app for smart phones and mobile devices to help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety…


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