Articles Tagged with ''occupational''

ASSE urge feds to update safety professionals’ job description

More than three decades after the federal employee job classification for the GS-0018 ‘Safety and Occupational Health Management’ job series was last updated, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says it’s time for a revision.


Read More

Parents' workplace exposure to chemicals linked to birth defects among infants

Two new studies suggest that occupational exposure to certain chemicals may increase a person’s odds of having an infant with a birth defect.


Read More

ANSI approves AIHA revised Z10 standard

The American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) has approved the ANSI/AIHA Z10 standard as revised by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


Read More

A job Is a dying concept

Dr. John Howard, Director of NIOSH, gave the keynote presentation last Tuesday (June 19, 2012) at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference (AIHce). In his talk, he focused on 7 trends that will define the future of occupational health and safety – demography, employment, discrimination, disability, governance, standards and professionalism.


Read More

OSHA warns about the dangers of fireworks

OSHA is cautioning employers in the fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from hazards they face while handling fireworks for public events.
 


Read More

NIOSH updates death certificate reporting guidelines

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has revised guidelines designed to help funeral directors complete the Decedent’s Usual Occupation and Kind of Business/Industry items on electronic and paper death certificates.


Read More

NIOSH takes PPE info abroad

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently leveraged unique technical expertise from its Pittsburgh campus to help U.S. partners in Latin America protect workers from serious but preventable occupational illnesses.


Read More

AIHA releases White Paper on the role of OSHA

“Perspective on the Role of OSHA in Advancing Occupational Safety and Health for the Nation”

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has released a white paper titled “Perspective on the Role of OSHA in Advancing Occupational Safety and Health for the Nation,” which highlights the emerging roles and issues facing OSHA.


Read More

NIOSH chief says OEHS professionals must get “louder and bolder”

The second day of the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) AIHce 2012 got underway yesterday with the head of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) urging attendees to broaden their mission.


Read More

OSHA’s Maritime Advisory Committee to meet

OSHA will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) July 24-25, 2012, in Seattle.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

ISHN Magazine

ISHN1014_cover.jpg

2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ISHN STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\ISHN\safetyfourth.jpg
Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

More Products

For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter YouTubeLinkedIn Google + icon

ishn infographics

2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.