Occupational Safety

BCSP releases OHS salary survey results

Pay, bonuses, benefits compared
February 20, 2013

Want to compare your salary with those of your fellow safety professionals? The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has released results of a salary survey conducted in conjunction with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).


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ACGIH announces 2013 election results

February 20, 2013

The American Council of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) is pleased to announce new members for its 2013 Board of Directors and its 2013 Nominating Committee. In accordance with a recent amendment to the ACGIH Bylaws, ACGIH’s membership elected three (3) members to serve effective immediately as Directors on the Board of Directors.


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A complicated challenge: Ensuring health and safety in supply chains

Workers can be safeguarded through cooperation
February 20, 2013

Increasingly, businesses are outsourcing their activities and processes. But what implications does the growing importance of supply chains have for working conditions? A new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) sheds light on occupational safety and health (OSH) within these complex networks of suppliers and service providers.


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OSHA issues warning about landscaping amputation hazards

Unguarded stone-cutting machines pose risks
February 19, 2013

OSHA's latest Safety and Health Information Bulletin warns landscaping employers and workers of the hazards involved in using stone-cutting machines and explains methods to eliminate or reduce the risk of injury when operating these types of machines.


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VPP under the microscope again

Do OSHA national emphasis programs work?
February 18, 2013

The Department of Labor Office of the Inspector General (OIG) plans on investigating several programs within OSHA in 2013, according to Aaron Trippler, government affairs director of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). The OIG will be taking a look at the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).


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Hazmat emergency? There’s an app for that

February 14, 2013

With nearly one million hazmat shipments a day across the United States, being prepared for accidents is crucial. “The safety record for these shipments is good, but unfortunately, accidents occasionally happen,” according to the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).


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Study finds problems with OSH sustainability reporting

February 12, 2013

A study by the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) reveals troublesome gaps and a lack of transparency in occupational safety and health (OSH) sustainability reporting among organizations rated highly for sustainability performance.


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AIHA announces the 2013 award recipients

February 11, 2013

The American Industrial Hygiene Association has announced its 2013 Award recipients. The Edward J. Baier Technical Achievement Award recipient is Norman W. Henry, III, CIH.


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Cold not the only winter hazard faced by workers

OSHA gives tips for avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning
February 11, 2013

A worker in a New England warehouse was recently found unconscious and seizing. Several of his co-workers also became sick. The culprit? Carbon monoxide poisoning. All of the windows and doors were closed to conserve heat, there was no exhaust ventilation in the facility, and very high levels of carbon monoxide were measured at the site.


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New publications, materials available from OSHA

February 8, 2013

OSHA recently issued several new Fact Sheets and QuickCards that provide important safety and health information for workers and employers in the construction, nanotechnology and maritime industries.


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