San Diego — Increases of various workplace hazards have spurred OSHA to update several National Emphasis Programs in recent years, the latest being its trenching and excavation program in October 2018.
Washington — To support implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, OSHA and Health Canada have released joint guidance on pictogram requirements for three hazard communication categories.
Washington — OSHA, NIOSH and a coalition of five safety organizations – including the National Safety Council – will recognize “the successes of workplace health and safety programs” during the third annual Safe + Sound Week, set for Aug. 12-18.
Washington — The Department of Labor Office of Inspector General has launched a Recommendation Dashboard website showing the status of its 235 recommendations for 12 agencies, including OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
OSHA estimates that more than 90,000 injuries involving forklifts occur every year. Safety+Health spoke with experts about best practices for keeping forklift operators – and the people who work near them – safe on the job.
Washington — OSHA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will host a public meeting on June 20 to gather information in preparation for a pair of United Nations meetings, the agencies announced in the May 22 Federal Register.