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Partnership established to protect workers in the scrap recycling industry

Partnership established to protect workers in the scrap recycling industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. has recently signed alliance aimed at protecting workers in the scrap recycling industry and promote…

Study shows lack of adherence to precautionary guidelines for compounding antineoplastic drugs among employers and healthcare workers

Study shows lack of adherence to precautionary guidelines for compounding antineoplastic drugs among employers and healthcare workers

A new study finds safe handling practices for compounding antineoplastic (chemotherapy) drugs are not always followed in actual healthcare practice. The NIOSH study was published in the September issue of…

NIOSH launches new virtual center to advance concept of productive aging

NIOSH launches new virtual center to advance concept of productive aging

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched the National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW) on Friday. The new virtual center will focus on the…

Research revealed benefits of taking work breaks

Research revealed benefits of taking work breaks

A study recently published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that breaks can offer significant benefits to both employers and employees. The study, Give Me a Better Break: Choosing…

US Forest Service cited for repeated work safety violations

US Forest Service cited for repeated work safety violations

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the U.S. Forest Service for rampant and repeated workplace safety violations at two different ranger districts in eastern…

Commercial plane collapses at Changi Airport

Commercial plane collapses at Changi Airport

A Singapore Airlines jet collapsed last Sunday at the Changi Airport in Singapore. There were no passengers or crew on board. The incident occurred as an engineer was conducting routine…

Company cited after worker was crushed to death

Company cited after worker was crushed to death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently cited a brick manufacturing company for three serious safety breaches, following the death of a worker on June…

US Labor Department reminds storm recovery workers and public to stay safe during storm cleanup

US Labor Department reminds storm recovery workers and public to stay safe during storm cleanup

Residents of South Carolina, as well as emergency workers, employers and the public recovering from the impact of Hurricane Joaquin are urged to be vigilant of the hazards during storm…

Business giants contributing to better workplace mental health

Business giants contributing to better workplace mental health

Work being one of the biggest contributors to stress can be detrimental not just to workers but to employers as well. Increased work responsibility, low job satisfaction, lack of support…

Advancement in aviation safety vital in containing British Airways plane fire

Advancement in aviation safety vital in containing British Airways plane fire

Aviation safety experts believe it was the pilot’s quick response and the plane’s containment systems that saved many lives when a fire broke out in a British Airways plane during…


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