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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.
Two new studies suggest that occupational exposure to certain chemicals may increase a person’s odds of having an infant with a birth defect.
The American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) has approved the ANSI/AIHA Z10 standard as revised by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
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.
OSHA is cautioning employers in the fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from hazards they face while handling fireworks for public events.
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.
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.
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.
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.