ISHN interviewed former ASSP President Mark Hansen at the Safety 2022 conference in Chicago, and Mark highly recommends reading the book, “Deep Work,” by Cal Newport and published in 2017. “Deep Work” does not directly address workplace safety, but its application is obvious.
After a 40-year-old worker suffered the partial amputation of one finger and an injury to a second one while cleaning a machine at a Pennsylvania metal buildings manufacturer in January 2022, federal workplace safety inspectors found the company willfully exposed the worker to amputation hazards.
MSHA has launched unprecedented effort to protect miners from serious illnesses such as black lung disease and silicosis. The organization reports that silica dust affects thousands of miners each year and, without adequate protection, miners face risks of serious illnesses, many of which can be fatal.
There's still time to register for the conference, beginning June 27
June 9, 2022
There's still time to register for the conference, beginning June 27. Doug Parker, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, will lead a special general session at Safety 2022 in Chicago. Parker will attend in person to discuss the latest activities and future plans of OSHA.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., a North American leader in safety and regulatory compliance solutions, is now accepting applications for the 20th Annual J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards.
Do you have what it takes to work for Elon Musk? The eccentric Tesla CEO is currently hiring for a number of positions - including a safety official - at Boring Co., the firm he founded in 2016. The billionaire is encouraging people to join the company, which digs tunnels to decongest large city centers and solve traffic issues.