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.
San Diego — Safety professionals need to prepare now for a future that is coming faster than many anticipate, futurist and trends and innovation expert Jim Carroll said during Wednesday’s Leadership Keynote at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — National Safety Council President and CEO Lorraine M. Martin led a moment of silence to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, prior to Wednesday’s Leadership Keynote at the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — Megan Tranter is the recipient of the 2019 Marion Martin Award, presented annually by the National Safety Council Women’s Caucus. Tranter was presented the award Monday during the Opening Session of the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — The National Safety Council recognized individuals and organizations for their achievements in safety during its annual National Awards Celebration on Monday at the NSC 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — Dropped objects on a worksite create a multitude of costs. In 2016, dropped objects resulted in 255 worker fatalities, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The issue is one of OSHA’s “Fatal Four” causes of construction deaths, accounting for 9.4% of fatal injuries in the industry.