OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Type: Organization
Name: OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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The importance of safety eyewear

Eye glasses are being used by people for several centuries now and when it comes to the credit to its invention, the Chinese are given the credit dated back to 12th century of its introduction. The great thing and surprising thing here to note is that ... [Published FreePressIndex.com - 3 hours ago]
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Analytical Systems Keco Provides Only Laboratory Detection Method Specific To H2S

Analytical Systems Keco Recently Releases the 205L Laboratory H2S in Liquids AnalyzerHouston, TX (PRWEB) Analytical Systems Keco, a Houston-based gas refining, manufacturing and transporting processes analysis firm, recently released the 205L Laboratory ... [Published Chemical Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Window washing rig falls, injures worker in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) -A man was transported to the hospital on Saturday after a window-washing rig suddenly dropped.Officials said the worker was on the ground at the John Hancock Tower when a window-washing apparatus that was hanging about 20 feet high suddenly ... [Published WHDH-TV - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Houston Most Dangerous City To Work In The Nation

HOUSTON (FOX 26) -We may have a bustling economy in Texas, but is our city and state a safe place to work?According to new data released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the answer is a resounding "NO".According to OSHA Houston has ... [Published MyFox Houston - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Migrant worker dies in Albion farm accident

ALBION — A migrant worker is dead following a farm accident late Friday afternoon in the town of Albion, Orleans County Sheriff Scott D. Hess said Monday.The incident occurred at Kirby Farms in the 3400 block of Densmore Road.  It was reported to 9-1-1 ... [Published The Daily News Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Safety Excellence

If you surveyed a group of safety professionals and asked them what percentage of accidents are caused by conditions and what percentage are the result of at-risk behaviors, you would likely get a response of about 10 percent conditions and about 90 percent ... [Published AggMan - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The Changing Face of Temporary Employment

Temps are not just employees who sort mail and answer the boss’ phone.The work of temping has changed vastly — today 42 percent of temporary workers labor in light industry or warehouses. And there are more of them. The number of workers employed through ... [Published Times Argus - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t Strike-out by Struck-by Hazards

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), struck-by hazards are one of the four most deadly hazards found at the construction sites. The other three includes falls, electrocution and caught in or between. Each year workers ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Free Post-Sandy Training Workshop to be Offered

WILDWOOD - Free training in identifying and preventing hazards during the post-Sandy cleanup is being offered to property owners, residents, workers and volunteers throughout Cape May County.The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) and its “Safer ... [Published Cape May County Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Career Coach Q&A: Advice for dealing with bosses, career change

Career Coach Joyce E.A. Russell answers questions from readers, dispensing advice to new graduates ready to enter the world of work. Excerpts:Q: I'm a senior manager at a government agency. My boss can often rail against anyone that he feels is not toeing ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Eden: Transportation employers, can you survive an OSHA audit?

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are tag-teaming transportation employers. They’ve signed a Memorandum of Understanding in which they agree to share information about allegations ... [Published Opelika-Auburn News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A: Trish Ennis, American Society of Safety Engineers

Trish Ennis became the 100th president of The American Society of Safety Engineers on July 1 after serving 10 years in various elected leadership roles, including senior vice president and president-elect. Ms. Ennis, the organization's fifth female president ... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 31 2014]

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"It will also find the hearing aids if they are lost around the home somewhere," Regan said. "Kind of like the 'hot and cold' game we played as kids. As the person gets closer to the hearing aids, the bars will go upup on the phone."
"It is important to note," he said in an email, "that if an employee receives a needle stick onon the job and could be exposed to an unknown blood borne pathogen (such as hepatitis B, C, HIV, etc.), he or she immediately receives a full medical evaluation from a licensed medical provider. This process includes an extensive series of post-exposure follow-up evaluations over the course of a year. This protocol consists of confidential medical evaluations, including tests for various infectious diseases. If the employee is diagnosed as infected, subsequent treatment will be provided specific to their needs" Yesavage said
"I have guys who go up ladders,"Joyce Maniha said about her crew. "I'm always looking around on the ground. If I see something I'm not comfortable with I say, 'hey hold on."
...136, which states, "each affected employee shall wear protective footwear when working in areas where there is danger of foot injury due to falling or rolling objects, or objects piercing the sole, and where such employee's feet are exposed to electrical hazards."

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Regulators Aid Union Effort to Kill Franchising [Published Washington Free Beacon - 1 hour ago]
Baby boomers and hearing loss [Published Portsmouth Herald - 2 hours ago]
The importance of safety eyewear [Published FreePressIndex.com - 3 hours ago]
Analytical Systems Keco Provides Only Laborator... [Published Chemical Online - 3 hours ago]
Sanitation workers stuck by loose needles [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 4 hours ago]
Window washing rig falls, injures worker in Boston [Published WHDH-TV - 5 hours ago]
Houston Most Dangerous City To Work In The Nation [Published MyFox Houston - 10 hours ago]
Migrant worker dies in Albion farm accident [Published The Daily News Online - 11 hours ago]
Safety Excellence [Published AggMan - 16 hours ago]
Choosing the Right Protective Footwear [Published Occupational Health & Safety - 20 hours ago]
Ross Moore: Unions have made life better for U.... [Published El Paso Times - 22 hours ago]
The Changing Face of Temporary Employment [Published Times Argus - 23 hours ago]
Law enforcement seeks collision industry’s help... [Published Parts and People - Sep 01 2014]
Labor Force Has Record Number of Temp Hires [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 01 2014]
Don’t Strike-out by Struck-by Hazards [Published Examiner.com - Sep 01 2014]
Hate your job? At least you're not laboring at ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 01 2014]
Why Is Wall Street Afraid of 'Blackfish'? [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
Free Post-Sandy Training Workshop to be Offered [Published Cape May County Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Woman injured in Ocean Spray factory fire [Published WCVB.com - Aug 31 2014]
Career Coach Q&A: Advice for dealing with bosse... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Eden: Transportation employers, can you survive... [Published Opelika-Auburn News - Aug 31 2014]
Q&A: Trish Ennis, American Society of Safety En... [Published Business Insurance - Aug 31 2014]
In Heated Illinois Governor's Race, Constituent... [Published Stock Nod - Aug 31 2014]
Got a cavity? Check whether your dental clinic ... [Published ProKerala.com - Aug 31 2014]
Forklift accident in Christiansburg kills one [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 31 2014]
Letter: Have we forgotten the lessons of Waterg... [Published Barrington Courier-Review - Aug 30 2014]
Hancock Tower window-washing rig falls and inju... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 30 2014]
Outdated equipment linked to Vegas search and r... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Aug 30 2014]
Reporter's Notebook: Prattsville puts its best ... [Published New York Daily Star - Aug 30 2014]
Is SeaWorld Doing Enough to Silence the Haters? [Published Daily Finance - Aug 30 2014]
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Regulators Aid Union Effort to Kill Franchising [Published Washington Free Beacon - 1 hour ago]
Several key Labor Department regulators participated in a liberal conference focused on unionizing subcontractors and franchise employees. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil delivered opening remarks to a room full of ...
A Tale of Two 9-Year-Olds: The One on the Playg... [Published TIME.com - Aug 29 2014]
Parents who allow their 9-year-old to play unsupervised at a playground can be arrested, but handing a nine-year-old an Uzi is perfectly acceptable. Unfortunately, that’s not hyperbole. It’s just the sad state of affairs in which we find ourselves, ...
Heat Illness and Death Among Workers — United S... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 28 2014]
Heat Illness and Death Among Workers — United States, 2012–2013 Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC) Exposure to heat and hot environments puts workers at risk for heat stress, which can result in heat illnesses and death. This report describes ...
Every Sex Worker Is Somebody’s Daughter, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 26 2014]
by Dish Staff Noah Millman jumps in on Elizabeth’s sex-workers-as-daughters discussion : You could call [Elizabeth's take] a “moral libertarian” version of Rawls’s veil of ignorance. We don’t know what our daughter might decide to do when she is ...
Member Spotlight: Southface [Published SmartGrid Consumer Collaborative - Aug 25 2014]
About Southface: Since 1978, Southface has promoted sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. Southface began as a community-based volunteer organization and over the past 36 years ...
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Lend Lease Participates in OSHA's National Safe... [Published Financial Services - Jun 05 2014]
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