Safety advocates call for a standard to protect health care workers, health apps could be violating your privacy and OSHA delays enforcing a controversial rule. These were among the top stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
The sexual assault of a home health care worker has resulted in a willful citation against one of the nation's leading providers of pediatric home health and therapy services for medically frail and chronically ill children, after it failed to protect its employees properly from the dangers of workplace violence.
The “S” in NIOSH could stand for science, super, or spectacular but as we all know (and maybe sometimes forget) it stands for safety. Safety is a critical part of the NIOSH mission: safety and health at work for all people through research and prevention.
One of two workers who fell out of an elevated man lift parked under the West Seattle Bridge has died. The accident happened shortly early on a Friday morning. The arm of the lift, which was raised at the time of the accident, was struck by a box truck traveling on an off-ramp.
A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.