Oil rig safety oversight, an international steel safety day and the five safety and health items you need in your office were among the top occupational safety and health stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
Regardless of where you work and what you do, there are always going to be safety hazards. Luckily for you, there are places where businesses can go to get exactly what they need to equip their offices with not only safety equipment, but all types of business supplies.
Carcinogens in western states, European workplaces and post-Fukushima Japan were in the occupational safety and health news this week, along with a hearing loss prevention update and reflections on the OSH profession.
The Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT) is partnering with the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to better educate sheet metal workers about mesothelioma and assist with treatment in the case of diagnosis.
A new European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) report identifies more than 70 carcinogenic substances for which binding limit values for exposure of workers at the workplace should be defined at EU level.
Robotic-like suits which provide powered assist and increase human strength may conjure thoughts of sci-fi and superhero film genres. But these wearable exoskeleton devices are now a reality and the market for their applications in the workplace is projected to increase significantly in the next five years.
Recent research is focusing new attention on an asbestos-like mineral, blamed for staggering rates of a deadly cancer in Turkey, that also is found in the rocks and soil of 13 Western states.
The U.S. Geological Survey has identified 95 sites where the mineral, erionite, exists.
Products harm aquatic animals, manufacturers failed to comply with the terms of the registration
March 4, 2016
The EPA has issued a notice of intent to cancel all Bayer CropScience, LP and Nichino America, Inc., flubendiamide products that pose a risk to aquatic invertebrates that are important to the health of aquatic environments.