Occupational noise exposures represent an important but under-recognized cause of disease and disability in the United States. Now titled as Audible Sound, the ACGIH® Threshold Limit Values for Physical Agents (TLV®-PA) Committee has proposed a revision to the TLV® for Noise. Read More
Spot coolers are the ideal remedy to keep your employees safe from the dangers of high temperatures this summer. The consequences of not adequately cooling your industrial facility are many; OSHA violations, heat related injuries to employees, lower employee productivity, lower production output, and costly equipment failure. Read More
On Demand The benefits of creating a proactive approach to Industrial Hygiene (IH) concerns goes beyond reactive assessments and lowering the incident/injury rate. In a proactive approach, IH professionals dedicate their time and energy into understanding and evaluating hazards and risks, and taking actions and assigning controls to prevent injuries and exposures.
For the first time ever, ORCHSE Strategies is opening its webinars to the public. Ergonomic Design for a Multi-Generational Workforce Webinar will be led by Josh Kerst, CIE, CSP, on June 7, 2017 from 10-11:30 am. Read More
On Demand OSHA’s silica rule is one of the biggest impact standards the agency has set in years. The rule significantly reduces the amount of silica dust that workers can be exposed to on the job. That means that employers will have to implement controls and work practices that reduce workers’ exposure to silica dust.
Zika Virus: An Emerging Infectious Disease, Epidemiology, Risks and Prevention in the Workplace will present the history and evolution of the Zika Virus including understanding the geographic areas and populations at risk, the epidemiology of the disease, modes of transmission, case definitions, clinical presentation, health effects, surveillance and prevention in the workplace and in the community. Read More
On Demand This webinar focuses on ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, EN 388, and why these multiple standards co-exist. Dan Shipp, President of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), will preview upcoming standards additions on anti-vibration, dorsal impact, and labeling.
Young workers under age 25 are twice as likely to get injured on the job as older workers. Youth need to be prepared to enter the workforce and schools, youth employment and community programs can be important venues for teaching youth these skills.