The SafeBuild Alliance Lean Safety Subcommittee has a vision to create a partnered work environment that fosters collaboration, relationships and diverse ideas that provide the most efficient, effective and safest work environment.
AIHA PAT Programs Expands its ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Accreditation as a Proficiency Testing Provider
July 25, 2017
The American Industrial Hygiene Association Proficiency Analytical Testing Programs (AIHA PAT) is pleased to announce that they have been granted ISO/IEC 17043:2010 accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), after a thorough assessment and review of its quality management system and competence to develop and administer specific proficiency testing protocols.
Fujitsu has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm that can monitor heat stress levels in workers through its “Human Centric AI Zinrai.” The AI will be able to oversee workers like security guards and others who are susceptible heat-related stress, according to Fujitsu.
Injuries among nursing home workers significantly decreased after the start of a safety program that included mechanical lifting equipment and training on how to use it, according to a NIOSH-funded study at the University of Massachusetts Lowell published in the journal Safety Science.
The International Congress for Occupational Safety and Occupational Medicine will again be held concurrently with A+A 2017, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, from October 17 – 20, 2017 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Many coal miners who initially had a normal imaging test developed the most severe form of coal-dust—related lung disease within 21 years, and some within 10 years, according to a recent NIOSH study published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Have you experienced the distinctive “rotten egg” smell of a hazardous gas called hydrogen sulfide (H2S)? Occurring naturally from organic decay, for example, around sewage plants, H2S can be found in crude petroleum and natural gas — often in very high concentrations.
Congress angers public health advocates, elevators prove to be dangerous for NYC workers and Japanese visitors learn about U.S. fall protection from the people who use it. These were among the top stories featured on ISHN.com this week.