Worker Safety

Trump administration’s de-regulatory agenda: “Watching the American safety net unravel before our eyes”

August 7, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Trump administration’s de-regulatory agenda: “Watching the American safety net unravel before our eyes”" -

Study: Trust in science spiked after media coverage of Zika vaccine trial

August 3, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Trust in science spiked after media coverage of Zika vaccine trial" -

Report: U.S. funding for global health research saves lives and creates American jobs

August 2, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Report: U.S. funding for global health research saves lives and creates American jobs" -

Relief and trepidation on healthcare

July 31, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Relief and trepidation on healthcare" -

Study: Small drop in measles vaccination rate could cost public sector millions of dollars

July 28, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Small drop in measles vaccination rate could cost public sector millions of dollars" -

“It’s like an oven in there”: preventing work-related heat illnesses

July 19, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:“It’s like an oven in there”: preventing work-related heat illnesses" -

Bangladesh Accord extended three years – worker protections strengthened, proponents promote an “alternative to standard CSR programs”

July 18, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Bangladesh Accord extended three years – worker protections strengthened, proponents promote an “alternative to standard CSR programs”" -

Latest GOPcare bill brings back hated pre-ACA conditions while still slashing Medicaid

July 16, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Latest GOPcare bill brings back hated pre-ACA conditions while still slashing Medicaid" -

Study: Cuts to Texas’ family planning budget led to more abortion, unintended teen pregnancy

July 15, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Cuts to Texas’ family planning budget led to more abortion, unintended teen pregnancy" -

“Safety talk” at the Tour de France

July 12, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:“Safety talk” at the Tour de France" -

By 2036, Senate bill would cut Medicaid by more than one-third

July 5, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:By 2036, Senate bill would cut Medicaid by more than one-third" -

Keeping track of working conditions and workers’ rights in global supply chains

June 20, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Keeping track of working conditions and workers’ rights in global supply chains" -

The appalling process of GOPcare

June 19, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:The appalling process of GOPcare" -

Report: House GOP health care bill would spark job losses, economic downturns across the country

June 16, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Report: House GOP health care bill would spark job losses, economic downturns across the country" -

Scientists join case against Trump’s 2 for 1 regulatory order

June 16, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Scientists join case against Trump’s 2 for 1 regulatory order" -

Worth reading: “Sabotage, speed and secrecy”

June 16, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Worth reading: “Sabotage, speed and secrecy”" -

Are you subject to an “absence control program” at your job?

June 8, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Are you subject to an “absence control program” at your job?" -

Greek yogurt boom relies on low-wage Mexican, Guatemalan immigrants in New York

June 7, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Greek yogurt boom relies on low-wage Mexican, Guatemalan immigrants in New York" -

Trump’s budget is a disaster for public health: ‘If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu’

June 6, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Trump’s budget is a disaster for public health: ‘If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu’" -

Paris and profits

June 6, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Paris and profits" -

What?? Trump administration says unions don’t have role in defending OSHA regulation?

June 1, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:What?? Trump administration says unions don’t have role in defending OSHA regulation?" -

Sad to be an American, grieving for Mother Earth and her people

June 1, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Sad to be an American, grieving for Mother Earth and her people" -

Study: Kids with chronic health problems will face greater financial burdens if forced out of CHIP

April 25, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Kids with chronic health problems will face greater financial burdens if forced out of CHIP" -

After BuzzFeed investigation, Maryland changes rape law

April 24, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:After BuzzFeed investigation, Maryland changes rape law" -

The ACA marketplace is beginning to stabilize. But it can’t withstand federal sabotage.

April 21, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:The ACA marketplace is beginning to stabilize. But it can’t withstand federal sabotage." -

Revolving door from chemical industry to EPA: No way to boost public confidence

April 20, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Revolving door from chemical industry to EPA: No way to boost public confidence" -

Worth reading: Undercutting EPA and getting ahead in the South

April 20, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Worth reading: Undercutting EPA and getting ahead in the South" -

Formaldehyde, scientists, and politics

April 19, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Formaldehyde, scientists, and politics" -

Insurance losses under proposed ACA replacement a matter of life and death

March 15, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Insurance losses under proposed ACA replacement a matter of life and death" -

Exaggerating the cost of workplace safety penalties, instead of limbs, lungs, lives saved

March 14, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Exaggerating the cost of workplace safety penalties, instead of limbs, lungs, lives saved" -

AHCA would slash Medicaid while giving tax cuts to the rich

March 13, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:AHCA would slash Medicaid while giving tax cuts to the rich" -

Fatal work injury that killed Rick Simer, 64, was preventable, OSHA cites K.B.P. Coil Coaters

March 11, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Fatal work injury that killed Rick Simer, 64, was preventable, OSHA cites K.B.P. Coil Coaters" -

More soda tax success: Study finds Mexico’s tax reduced sugary beverage buys two years in a row

March 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:More soda tax success: Study finds Mexico’s tax reduced sugary beverage buys two years in a row" -

Proposed Medicaid changes would shift risks to the most vulnerable

March 6, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Proposed Medicaid changes would shift risks to the most vulnerable" -

Study: Seven-fold increase in antibiotic-resistant infection among children

March 3, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Seven-fold increase in antibiotic-resistant infection among children" -

Labor-Enviro-Community coalition wins stronger California oil refinery regulations and showcases a winning strategy for worker and community health

March 3, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Labor-Enviro-Community coalition wins stronger California oil refinery regulations and showcases a winning strategy for worker and community health" -

Researchers identify thousands of fracking spills, highlight why data is critical to prevention

March 1, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Researchers identify thousands of fracking spills, highlight why data is critical to prevention" -

Worker’s death at demolition site a “freak accident”?

February 28, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Worker’s death at demolition site a “freak accident”?" -

Scientific Integrity Act: Protecting the government science that protects all of us

February 27, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Scientific Integrity Act: Protecting the government science that protects all of us" -

Study: Fast food packaging contains chemicals harmful to human health, environment

February 24, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Fast food packaging contains chemicals harmful to human health, environment" -

“Diseases of distress”: Can we estimate the component that is work-related?

February 24, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:“Diseases of distress”: Can we estimate the component that is work-related?" -

Study: Disparities in occupational injury highlight need for greater focus on hiring practices

February 14, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: Disparities in occupational injury highlight need for greater focus on hiring practices" -

Government, industry crackdown in Bangladesh threatens health & safety improvements; clothing brands petitioned to respond

January 26, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Government, industry crackdown in Bangladesh threatens health & safety improvements; clothing brands petitioned to respond" -

Study: U.S. households that can’t afford water projected to grow by the millions

January 24, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Study: U.S. households that can’t afford water projected to grow by the millions" -

I’m 100% certain that this is why my body is messed up

January 18, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:I’m 100% certain that this is why my body is messed up" -

OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs" -

OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado" -

OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces" -

Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations" -

QuickTakes 01/03/2017

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:QuickTakes 01/03/2017" -

Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards

January 17, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards" -

Occupational Exposure to Beryllium – 82:2470-2757

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Occupational Exposure to Beryllium – 82:2470-2757" -

Nationally Recongized Testing Laboratory Program Regulation; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:95650-95652

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Nationally Recongized Testing Laboratory Program Regulation; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:95650-95652" -

Semiannual Agenda of Regulations – 81:94778-94782

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Semiannual Agenda of Regulations – 81:94778-94782" -

The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93962-93963

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93962-93963" -

Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93963-93965

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93963-93965" -

OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home" -

OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site" -

US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks" -

US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation" -

Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties" -

Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

January 10, 2017

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014" -

QuickTakes 12/15/2016

December 15, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:QuickTakes 12/15/2016" -

Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

December 14, 2016
Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance" -

OSHA Further Enlists the Help of the FAA in its Enforcement of Air Safety … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA Further Enlists the Help of the FAA in its Enforcement of Air Safety … – Lexology (registration)" -

Is OSHA unconstitutional? – Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Is OSHA unconstitutional? – Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)" -

OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

December 14, 2016
OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune" -

OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

December 14, 2016
OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill" -

Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek

December 14, 2016
Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek" -

OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016
OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)" -

OSHA: Serial Violator Exposes Employees to Fall Hazards – Occupational Health and Safety

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA: Serial Violator Exposes Employees to Fall Hazards – Occupational Health and Safety" -

Fatal work injury that killed Gerald Thompson was preventable, MN-OSHA cites DSM Excavating

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Fatal work injury that killed Gerald Thompson was preventable, MN-OSHA cites DSM Excavating" -

If we want to advance equity in public health practice, we must address race and power

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:If we want to advance equity in public health practice, we must address race and power" -

Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) – 81:90196-90198

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) – 81:90196-90198" -

OSHA cancels meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA cancels meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group" -

OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation" -

OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation" -

OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility" -

OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer

December 14, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer" -

Hansae Vietnam: Case study of hazardous working conditions and the failure of corporate social responsibility audits to fix the hazards

December 13, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Hansae Vietnam: Case study of hazardous working conditions and the failure of corporate social responsibility audits to fix the hazards" -

“Nightmare bacteria” with quick-spreading capabilities found on US pig farm

December 12, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:“Nightmare bacteria” with quick-spreading capabilities found on US pig farm" -

CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines, death rates up for heart disease, diabetes, unintentional injury

December 9, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines, death rates up for heart disease, diabetes, unintentional injury" -

EPA embraces new chemical safety law, proposes rule to ban certain uses of trichloroethylene

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:EPA embraces new chemical safety law, proposes rule to ban certain uses of trichloroethylene" -

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition – 81:88705-88707

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition – 81:88705-88707" -

Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance – 81:88147-88167

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance – 81:88147-88167" -

Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV – 81:86987-86988

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV – 81:86987-86988" -

National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) – 81:86017-86018

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) – 81:86017-86018" -

Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) – 81:82494-83006

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) – 81:82494-83006" -

Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement" -

OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance" -

Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards" -

OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards" -

OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines

December 8, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines" -

Not an “accident”: Bud Wesley, 65, suffers fatal work-related injury in Belding, MI

December 7, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Not an “accident”: Bud Wesley, 65, suffers fatal work-related injury in Belding, MI" -

QuickTakes 12/01/2016

December 1, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:QuickTakes 12/01/2016" -

Notes from the Field: Cardiac Dysrhythmias After Loperamide Abuse — New York, 2008–2016

November 17, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Notes from the Field: Cardiac Dysrhythmias After Loperamide Abuse — New York, 2008–2016" -

Notes from the Field: Fungal Bloodstream Infections Associated with a Compounded Intravenous Medication at an Outpatient Oncology Clinic — New York City, 2016

November 17, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Notes from the Field: Fungal Bloodstream Infections Associated with a Compounded Intravenous Medication at an Outpatient Oncology Clinic — New York City, 2016" -

Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2015

November 17, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2015" -

Disparities in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States, 1999–2002 and 2011–2014

November 17, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:Disparities in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States, 1999–2002 and 2011–2014" -

CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension

November 17, 2016

...
Read More »

Read More From Source:CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension" -



Thank You for Contributing

Sharing is Caring: Our goal is to guide Environmental, Health and Safety professionals to the best EHS resources available. By bringing focus to leading sources of that information.

EHSnews.org is the first global aggregator of official Environmental, Health and Safety information in real-time that derives post excerpts.

ALL excerpts and content from contributors "shared" items require links to original articles and authors are to be included in ALL content.

PLEASE report any post or content not correctly citing original source and it will be remove immediately and contributor will be flagged.

Thanks - Editor

See Full Site Disclaimer Here