The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is expressing opposition to reported efforts to change a bill sponsored by California Assemblyman William Monning that would call for a limit on the type of professionals who would be able to supervise or direct the monitoring of control methods for permissible exposure levels (PELS) in state workplaces.
UC Davis researcher recommends expanded prevention measures
January 24, 2012
In the first comprehensive review of its kind since 1992, a UC Davis researcher has estimated the national annual price tag of occupational injuries and illnesses at $250 billion -- much higher than generally assumed.
Each day millions of workers in the United States use National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) certified respirators to reduce exposure to harmful gases, vapors, and particulate hazards.
Capital Safety, a leading manufacturer of fall protection equipment under the DBI-SALA™, UNILINE® and PROTECTA® brands, today announced the completion of its acquisition by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, “KKR”), a global investment firm.
After suffering a traumatic arm amputation in a confined space, a Jennie-O Turkey employee had to walk down a flight of stairs and 200 feet across a production floor to get the attention of a co-worker for assistance.
Knife, fall hazards at Market Basket stores in New England
January 23, 2012
The U.S. Department of Labor's regional solicitor's office in Boston has filed a complaint against DeMoulas Super Markets Inc., doing business as Market Basket, with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC).
ISHN is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year. Check out their big anniversary issue, which includes content on the 50 leaders for today and tomorrow, historic dates since 1967 and 30 impact individuals in the safety industry