Washington — Acting OSHA administrator Loren Sweatt is urging employers in the construction and manufacturing industries to “take a good, hard look at what your people are doing and what adjustments you can make” to prevent worker exposure to COVID-19.
Washington — A new online toolkit from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is intended to assist safety professionals and health officials in assessing COVID-19 pandemic-related prevention and control measures at meat and poultry processing facilities.
Washington — NIOSH recently recognized seven individuals, one team, nine publications and three projects/tools as recipients of the agency’s 2020 Science and Service Awards for significant contributions to the field of occupational safety and health.
Washington — Targeted interventions and health programs are needed to reduce tobacco use, binge drinking and other health risk behaviors prevalent among construction workers, NIOSH researchers concluded in a recent study.
Washington — In an effort to help health care facilities maintain their supplies of personal protective equipment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed a reference table that summarizes strategies employers can adopt to “optimize” PPE.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has scheduled a virtual trucking safety summit to solicit information on improving the safe operation of property-carrying commercial motor vehicles on the nation’s roads.