KPA released a free COVID-19 Coronavirus Resources Center for employers needing information to help keep their workforce healthy and safe. The Resource Center includes five safety training courses, several webinars, checklists, and the latest updates from KPA’s team of experts.
NSC postponed events so employers can focus on managing the global coronavirus pandemic
March 19, 2020
The National Safety Council has postponed observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April amidst the growing global coronavirus pandemic. For a decade, April has been earmarked to raise awareness of driver distraction, with NSC playing a founding role in the month’s Congressional designation in 2010.
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on markets and industries in the U.S. and around the world, businesses are now confronting significant and unique challenges. Successful navigation of these challenges will require thoughtful and comprehensive planning.
OSHA has issued new temporary guidance regarding the enforcement of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard. This guidance is aimed at ensuring healthcare workers have full access to needed N95 respiratory protection in light of anticipated shortages
OSHA has cited Monahan Filaments LLC – based in Arcola, Illinois – for violations of OSHA's machine safety standards after an employee suffered severe injuries. The manufacturer of synthetic filaments for brushes and brooms faces $258, 271 in penalties.
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective April 1, 2020.
Event on Wednesday, March 18 aims to help inform safety professionals
March 13, 2020
With the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) generating many questions, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will host a free coronavirus question-and-answer session for occupational safety and health professionals to learn more about responding to the pandemic.
Among the articles in the May 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we talk to some EHS experts on the state of the safety industry amid the pandemic, detail the benefits of a Respiratory Protection Program, look at how portable gas monitor technology has evolved, and much more.