The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a Federal Register notice amending the commercial driver’s license (CDL) knowledge and skills testing standards and establishing new minimum Federal standards for States to issue the commercial learner’s permit (CLP).
An organizational culture that emphasized mission completion over safety contributed to a New Mexico State Police (NMSP) helicopter crash in 2009 that killed two people and seriously injured a third, according to a determination by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says it supports the ‘Voluntary Protection Program Act’ (S. 807, HB 1511), which would place the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) into law.
Health care professionals are at risk of developing work-related asthma (WRA) from the cleaning chemicals used in hospitals, according to a new study published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Online.
The Environmental Protection Agency has designated May 27 -- the Friday before Memorial Day -- as “Don’t Fry Day,” and is using itt to remind people at the start of summer about the dangers from exposure to the sun’s harmful rays.
"I've got a good grip on that" is a statement which today is mostly used figuratively. But it clearly shows how important it is not to let things get out of hand. Unfortunately, people still lose their grip while performing dangerous work and accidents happen.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced yesterday that John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), will be appointed as administrator for the World Trade Center Health Program established by the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
From the proposed I2P2 standard and MSD column to safety incentive programs, grain handling, hot weather danger and distracted driving, OSHA head Dr. David Michaels discussed a broad range of issues in his speech at AIHce 2011 on Wednesday.