Just five weeks after a 28-year-old maintenance worker lost part of his right arm in an improperly guarded bread wrapping machine at the Cincinnati-based Klosterman Baking Co., federal safety inspectors investigating the injury found another worker exposed to the same hazard.
Hybrid and electric light-duty vehicles operate more quietly than conventional cars and trucks, which could make them a danger to pedestrians – particularly those who are blind or have low vision and rely on sound to tell them when a vehicle is approaching.
In early September 2016, researchers from Canada and the U.S. convened a workshop in Montreal to analyze current and emerging issues in the economics of worker safety and health, and to formulate potential collaborative research aiming to improve and standardize economic metrics of worker injury and illness, including metrics of the under-recognized burden for workers and their families, employers, and society.
A new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation highlights positive opinions of home fire sprinklers by homeowners and most government officials in U.S. states required to fire sprinkler new homes.
Bariatric surgery and other treatments that cause substantial weight loss can significantly reduce the risk of heart failure in obese patients, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
OSHA has cited Magna Seating, doing business as Excelsior Springs Seating System,
for one serious health violation of the agency's general duty clause after a May 2016 agency investigation found musculoskeletal disorder injuries.
The American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) is adding personnel to help it with its mission to advance the industrial hygiene profession by awarding scholarships to IH students and those in related disciplines.
How to perform nanomaterial exposure assessment in the workplace
November 11, 2016
Do you think you might have exposure to nanomaterials in your workplace? Never fear! NEAT 2.0 is here!
Engineered nanoparticles are unique. They are generally smaller than both red blood cells and viruses, don’t weigh much, and have a great amount of surface area proportionate to their size.
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