In Episode 37, the S+H team celebrates the third anniversary of the podcast by diving into the March issue’s feature story on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Additionally, Reginald Jackson, a safety and health specialist in OSHA’s Office of General Industry and Agricultural Enforcement, discusses loading dock safety in an expanded “5 Questions With …” interview.
Washington — In an effort to prevent work-related transmission of the monkeypox virus, OSHA is urging employers and workers whose jobs may involve skin-to-skin contact with infected people or animals to take precautions.
Washington — The adequacy of OSHA’s future pandemic planning and the effectiveness of the agency’s National Emphasis Program on COVID-19 may be evaluated this fiscal year by the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
Washington — OSHA has scheduled a virtual public meeting for Nov. 16 in advance of the 43rd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
Washington — In addition to renewing 25 existing centers for its OSHA Training Institute Education Centers program, OSHA has named the Construction Education Foundation in Denver (Region 8) as a new member of the network.
Washington — OSHA administrator Doug Parker and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky are among the scheduled speakers at NIOSH’s third annual International Symposium on Advancing Total Worker Health.
In this webinar, learn about what’s new from OSHA and what to expect this year, how to address specific initiatives, from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases to heat exposure and electronic recordkeeping, new approaches to enforcement and disciplinary actions, tips for “impressing” OSHA regulators during inspections and more. Register now.