Quantcast

Latest Occupational Safety and Health Administration Stories

2014-03-11 23:00:19

Spectrum Safety Training, Inc.(http://www.spectrumillinois.com) expands the Training Program to assist companies to effectively prepared for emergency response In the workplace. Only 31 percent of surveyed adult employees in the United States indicated that their workplace is proactive about emergency preparedness, according to an online survey commissioned by Cintas Corporation (http://www.cintas.com) Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In any workplaces, prevention of accidents and...

2014-03-11 16:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments yesterday with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in response to the agency's Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO In the comments, NACD expressed several concerns about the proposed rule, strongly encouraging OSHA to...

2014-03-06 16:23:43

PITTSBURGH, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A United Steelworkers (USW) health and safety expert testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today to support and offer recommendations on implementing President Obama's executive order to improve chemical facility safety and security. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The Senate committee's hearing was titled "Preventing Potential Chemical Threats and Improving Safety:...

2014-03-05 12:31:14

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegScan, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of original online audit protocols for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA. Developed as a supplement to our U.S. TEAM (The Environmental Assessment and Management) Guides(TM) products, these comprehensive audit protocols keep California facilities in compliance with the strictest safety standards in the United States. The California...

2014-02-24 12:22:04

Accidents Expose Deficient Safety at Refineries PITTSBURGH, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today demanded that management at Tesoro Corporation develop a comprehensive, cohesive safety program after an accident at the alkylation unit of its Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez, Cal., seriously injured two workers this month and applauded the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) for prohibiting the company from...

2014-02-21 23:23:02

Upcoming Courses Focus on Helping Employers and Workers Recognize Hazards Associated with OSHA’s 2013 Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards Dublin, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, is spotlighting upcoming occupational safety and health courses designed to draw attention to hazards associated with OSHA’s most frequently cited...

2014-02-11 23:20:13

Expert signage solutions, advice & production capacities to align with latest ANSI signage. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced its latest products, resources and manufacturing capabilities that support OSHA’s revised signage standards for general industry and construction. Under OSHA’s update, published November 6, 2013, users can now use either the latest American...

2014-02-01 23:01:03

Human Condition is Applying Their Previously Developed Biometric Sensing Technology to Tackle OSHA’s Focus Four Construction Hazards Using Intel’s New Edison Platform New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Construction job site injuries account for 19.6%* of all U.S. work related fatalities and injuries. This includes falls, electrocution, repetitive stress, and temperature related injuries. Human Condition, a New York City based innovation think and do tank, wants to change this....

2014-01-31 23:29:08

Ce-classes.com announces the creation of several ce courses that will assist healthcare agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state licensing agencies. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Ce-classes.com announces the creation of several ce courses that will assist healthcare agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state licensing agencies. Ce-classes.com helps companies and agencies that provide mental...

2014-01-29 23:20:27

Informational resources on revised sign requirements & impact on workplace visuals. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced the launch of its educational resources on the latest OSHA safety sign standard. Under OSHA’s revised signage standards for general industry and construction, published November 6, 2013, organizations can now use either the American National Standard...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related