Category : Health & Safety

North Carolina DOL library offers new safety videos

Raleigh, NC — Three new workplace safety videos are available at the Charles H. Livengood Jr. Memorial Library in Raleigh, the North...

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Rate of fatal injuries in construction up more than 10%...

Silver Spring, MD — The rate of fatal injuries in construction rose 11.1% over a recent 10-year period, with the rate among Hispanic...

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ANSI/ISEA standard on workplace first aid kits gets update

Arlington, VA — To determine if additional first aid supplies are needed on a jobsite, consider the uniqueness of the work environment...

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Appeals court upholds fine for mine worker’s inspection...

Cincinnati — The 6th U.S. Court of Appeals on May 11 ruled unanimously to uphold a citation against a Muhlenberg County, KY, coal...

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OSHA standard on preventing violence in health care ‘a...

Washington — OSHA will prioritize rulemaking for a standard on preventing workplace violence in health care and social settings, Labor...

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Nonprofit CEOs call for an increased commitment to employee...

Washington — “CEOs are well-positioned to confront America’s mental health crisis and influence a positive culture shift,” the leaders...

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Construction workers’ families at risk from ‘take-home...

Boston — Construction workers are at increased risk of unintentionally tracking various toxic metals from the jobsite into their homes...

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Whistleblower Protection Program: OSHA to host virtual...

Washington — OSHA has scheduled a virtual public meeting to hear comments and suggestions on issues related to the agency’s Whistleblower...

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OSHA proposes to revoke Arizona’s State Plan status

Washington — Citing Arizona’s “pattern of failures to adopt and enforce standards and enforcement policies at least as effective”...

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Silica dust hazards: New Spanish-language training from...

Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA has launched a free online training course on silica hazards for Spanish-speaking workers.

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Sharp uptick in fatal on-the-job drug overdoses in Kentucky...

Lexington, KY — Responding to an “alarming trend” of drug overdose deaths in the workplace statewide over a recent 18-month period,...

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Visit OSHA’s ‘virtual booth’ during Small Business Week

Washington — OSHA is among the Department of Labor agencies and offices that will provide resources throughout the Small Business...

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