Concerned over what it sees as a significant potential for “compliance enforcement excesses,” the St. Louis, MO chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers has notified OSHA about its opposition to the agency’s proposed I2P2 standard.
To commemorate “National Workplace Wellness Week,” the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center yesterday hosted a forum entitled, “Workplace Wellness: How Business is Part of the Solution,” to address the state of workplace wellness programs and highlight the new trends, challenges, and opportunities to improve health and wellness.
Making a few simple changes in the workplace can help employees avoid gaining weight, according to a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
Concerns about the combustibility of antifreeze in sprinkler solutions has led The National Fire Protection Association‘s (NFPA) Standard Council to issued four Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) that address the issue.
A type of diagram created by NIOSH for use in its research could help road construction companies and labor unions save workers’ lives, according to David E. Fosbroke, MSF, a statistician with the Division of Safety Research, Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced plans to hold a briefing on June 29 to share with the public information gathered during the investigation of the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va.