The Remote CO2 Storage Safety Alarm is designed to protect customers and workers near stored carbon dioxide (CO2). CO2 alarms are critical in breweries, restaurants, dry ice storage, laboratories or anywhere more than 100 lbs. of compressed CO2 is stored or produced.
New York moves to revoke contractors’ licenses after worker fatalities; more OSHA violations for Dollar Tree stores and a runaway train raises concerns about air brakes. These were among the top stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
National Employ Older Workers Week takes place the final week in September and recognizes the vital role of older workers [U.S. DOL 2019]. By 2020, workers aged 55 and over will likely make up about 25 percent of the U.S. workforce [BLS 2018]. Within the Wholesale and Retail Trade (WRT) Sector alone, in 2017 almost 4.5 million workers (more than 22 percent) are over age 55, up from 3.8 million workers in 2011 [BLS 2018].
Imagine working 20 feet above the ground. Now imagine working on top of a roof over 50 feet off the ground. And now think about being 50 stories in the air while building a skyscraper. Fall protection equipment is an essential component of your safety.
More than 1.8 million employees in France (some 10 percent of all workers) are exposed to at least one carcinogenic product on the job, according to a recent SUMER 2017 survey. SUMER is the acronym for the French “surveillance médicale des salariés aux risques professionnels”, i.e. the medical monitoring of employees’ exposure to occupational risks.
Independent research firm recognizes Los Alamos National Laboratory for achieving operational excellence through digital transformation
September 26, 2019
Cority, the most trusted provider of environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) software, is proud to congratulate its client, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) for receiving the 2019 International EHS Innovation Award at the Verdantix Summit in Atlanta. The prestigious awards recognize organizations that have implemented innovative technologies to achieve EHS excellence.
On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a generally healthy group of Japanese American men in Hawaii, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of the American Heart Association (AHA).
Your company just landed a business deal overseas. It’s an exciting opportunity for the company and for your employees. But you are a small company with limited resources. What are the next steps for international business travel? Travel visas, vaccinations, import restrictions. How do you ensure your employees’ safe and healthy travel?
Safety advocates warn that a final rule published last week by the USDA will endanger workers who already suffer some of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness in the country.
The “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” rule promulgated by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) lifts speed restrictions from hog slaughter inspection lines.