The International Congress for Occupational Safety and Occupational Medicine will again be held concurrently with A+A 2017, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, from October 17 – 20, 2017 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
OSHA released a grant announcement last week for its Susan Harwood Worker Training Grants. No, the Trump administration did not wake up and suddenly realize how important job safety and health training is to high risk and vulnerable workers. These grants are funded by FY 2017 money which has already been appropriated and must be spent.
Tuesday’s product demos and presentations in the Learning Pavilions again focused on everything from sensor technology to ergonomics, and a few discussed OSHA’s new silica rule. Some of the topics up for discussion Tuesday afternoon included: • Key ergonomic principles for use in increasing productive output, decreasing waste and reducing the risk factors and costs associated with musculoskeletal disorders.
Addressing safety and health issues in the workplace saves employers money and adds value to their businesses. According to the National Safety Council's Injury Facts 2017 Edition, estimates place the total costs associated with work-related deaths and injuries at $142.5 billion in 2015.
The next staging of TOS+H EXPO, Turkish Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition, will take place from May 6 – 9, 2018 at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The event will be an all-encompassing market and communication platform for the occupational safety sector. Key exhibitor categories will be personal protective equipment, corporate fashion, protective clothing, ergonomics, prevention and therapy, fire protection, safety products and systems as well as transport and vehicle safety.
New 3M blog provides relevant, easy-to-understand information on worker safety, training & technical resources, and regulatory news
November 2, 2016
When it comes to worker health & safety, information is everywhere, but it’s often very confusing, and hard for people to apply to their own work environment. To help customers cut through the clutter, the 3M™ Personal Safety Division has launched Safety Now & Next, a new blog that can serve as a go-to resource for worker health and safety news, tips and questions.
From August 22 – 24, 2018, Suntec Singapore will host OS+H Asia 2018, The Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia. Since its first staging in 1998, the event has established itself as a unique platform for occupational safety and health development in Singapore and the entire ASEAN region.
Two prominent members of the American Society of Safety Engineers were appointed to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Board of Scientific Counselors, a federal advisory committee formed to give the NIOSH director advice and guidance.