ASSP believes companies must make occupational safety and health a priority regardless of their size, operation or industry. The ASSP Foundation supports that objective with the help of donors that are motivated to make a difference for workers around the globe. The result is fewer injuries, illnesses and fatalities on the job.
A Wisconsin milling facility is facing a proposed $676,808 in penalties for health and safety violations following a fatal grain engulfment accident where it took emergency services 9 hours to recover the body of the 52-year-old manager.
A Monmouth County, N.J., manufacturer where two employees — a husband and wife — died from coronavirus and dozens of other employees got infected has been fined more than $13,000 by OSHA for failing to protect its workers from exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.
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On June 3, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board finally passed revised Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) that now take into account employee vaccination status and loosening restrictions from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and California’s elimination of the colored Tier system. The revised ETS will go into effect on June 15, 2021 and creates additional employer obligations beginning on July 31, 2021.
Amazon and National Safety Council announced a five-year partnership to invent new ways to prevent the largest category of workplace injuries in the U.S., musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Amazon and NSC have been working together for months on this first-of-its-kind collaboration.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will welcome a new member to its leadership team on July 1. The Board of Directors has appointed UCOR President and CEO Ken Rueter to serve a three-year term on the board as the Society’s public director.