OSHA and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have established a two-year alliance today to raise awareness of how workers are exposed to diisocyantes, and promote safe practices for their use in the polyurethane industry.
It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of workplace conditions, but the state of restrooms – it turns out – is very important to American workers. In fact, the vast majority of workers – 89 percent - believe the condition of a workplace restroom is one indicator of how a company values its workforce.
The U.S. population is aging, which means that the U.S. workforce is also growing older. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of workers aged 65 or older has grown by 117% in a span of 20 years, while employment of individuals 75 years or older has likewise increased by 117%.
Group says revoking provisions for construction and shipyard sectors puts workers at risk for beryllium disease
September 7, 2017
In response to a call for comments, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is strongly urging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to retain those portions of the proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium that deal with medical surveillance, medical removal, and other ancillary standards for both construction and shipyard workers.
ACGIH® will present The Assessment of Occupational Exposures to HandArm and Whole-Body Vibration on November 8, 2017 at the following times:
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central Time
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time
ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee present a popular continuing education course this fall.
Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations will be held November 610, 2017 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Blue Ash in Cincinnati, Ohio. Register early and save!