Geneva — Health care workers who treat COVID-19 patients deserve more robust occupational safety and health programs, according to the World Health Organization and the International Labor Organization.
Washington — In an effort to further reduce transmission of COVID-19, the Biden administration is calling on building owners and operators – as well as all organizations – to assess their indoor air quality and improve ventilation and filtration.
San Francisco — Creating safer workplaces is a job that needs helping hands across the country – along with a commitment to protect worker safety and health as a core value, OSHA administrator Doug Parker told attendees of the Pacific Coast Safety Fest on March 14.
Washington — The Department of Transportation has issued a proposed rule that would revise industry drug testing protocol by adding oral fluid testing as an alternative to urine testing for commercial motor vehicle operators and workers in other safety-sensitive transportation positions.
Washington — An X-ray exam is a diagnostic procedure and should no longer be classified as “medical treatment” when determining if a crash needs to be included in a motor carrier’s accident register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration states in revised regulatory guidance.