Less than one month after OSHA cited Dollar General Corp. with more than $1.6 million in penalties for putting its workers’ safety at risk, federal inspectors have issued citations for similar violations at stores in three states.
The adoption of the State Emphasis Program, which follows the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's introduction of a National Emphasis Program focused on heat hazards, allows MIOSHA to perform comprehensive inspection targeting and outreach.
J. J. Keller Survey reveals sizing, heat, and supply chain issues as key factors
October 27, 2022
Over 90% of respondents said they often or sometimes have issues with their employees following proper PPE protocols. This eye-opening statistic was revealed in a recent J. J. Keller Center for Market Insights study on PPE pain points.
Data shows under-trained, under-resourced industrial roles are taking extreme tolls on workers’ mental health, family lives and bodies
October 13, 2022
A new report conducted by a third-party research firm reveals that the demands of transport workers, as defined by warehousing, transport, manufacturing and construction are having significant negative impacts not only on industrial workers’ bodies, but also their mental and emotional wellbeing.
The second annual Prevention through Design (PtD) Award was presented to Dr. Georgi Popov for his outstanding leadership in reducing workplace hazards through design methods. The award ceremony was a collaborative effort of NIOSH, ASSP and the NSC.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., announced that Sara Wallon, HSE Director - North America with CHEP U.S., a Brambles company, is the 2022 J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Award winner. William Spreeman, Director of Safety for Columbia Grain International, placed second, and Pam Cox, Executive Director of EHS Worldwide for Verizon, placed third.
This year’s National Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego featured a tech hub of approximately 25 vendors that seemed a world away from the usual exhibits of PPE, training services and facility equipment.
ESG ratings, rankings and grades have been around for some years, and the whole “ESG industry” is growing, driven by Wall Street investors, media coverage, consumer and employee demands for responsible corporate behavior, and the need for both public and private companies – though primarily at this point public entities – to be able to access capital by scoring well on ESG scorecards.