Washington – Interstate commercial truck and bus carriers would have to install electronic logging devices – previously referred to as “electronic on-board recorders” – in their vehicles to track drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations, under an updated proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Atlanta – The flu and similar illnesses are most prevalent among workers in the real estate, hospitality and food service industries, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Katy, TX – Companies around the world are changing their approach to occupational safety by recognizing the benefits of safety management, suggests a recent survey from certification and consulting firm DNV GL – Business Assurance and research institute GFK Eurisko.
Pensacola, FL – The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine will be working together on a task force to study the safety and health issues associated with marijuana and other drug use among workers.
Washington – Citing worker safety concerns, members of Congress are urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withdraw a proposal that would increase production line speeds in the poultry-processing industry.