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News and Trends

OSHA and Canada Partner for Chemical Labeling System

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.

News and Trends

OSHA Announces Confined Spaces Rule

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.

Safety

Respiratory Health Toolkit

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for health care employers to use to protect hospital staff from respiratory hazards.

Safety

Mine Safety & Health Report

Miners are making significant safety strides, decreasing fatalities over the last 35 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

Safety

High Voltage: Farmhand Survives Electric Shock

Curtis Weber is from a monochromatic landscape where the Canadian sky blends into the rolling fields, where the horizon is only interrupted by grain silos and round bales of hay. As a 17-year-old, he knew the fields well.

News and Trends

Books That Shaped Work in America

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant movements, and power struggle of the populace.

Safety

Electrical Safety for Humans

There are hundreds of detailed resources on electrical safety. Most of them are written by (and for) electricians. But electricity is a part of daily life for everybody. Normal humans need to know what’s going on, too!

News and Trends

OSHA Proposes Slips, Trips and Falls Regulation

The fatality ticker scrolls atop OSHA’s website, serving as an ominous reminder that gravity is a force to be reckoned with. Slips, trips and falls may appear to be innocuous workplace accidents, but fatality reports prove what a deadly threat these are.

Safety

Minor Machine Injuries Are Indicative of Larger Safety Issues

Furniture giants Ashley Furniture Industries has been at the helm of machine safety conversations since OSHA fined the company $1.76M in February.

Visual Communication

Spring Cleaning Safety Checklist: Floor Marking

When organizing and cleaning up work spaces this spring, consider changing up floor marking for safety, efficiency, and clearer communication.