What Do Coffee Processing Facilities Have To Do With Lung Disease?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is conducting ongoing health hazard evaluations at a number of coffee processing facilities after obliterative bronchiolitis was diagnosed in five employees at a facility.



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National Safety Council Will Celebrate National Safety Month in June
The National Safety Council (NSC) celebrates National Safety Month in June by raising awareness and helping employees to stay SafeForLife.



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NIOSH Aims to Prevent Oil and Gas Related Fatalities
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has taken steps to prevent oil and gas related fatalities, and to investigate exposures and hazards.



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NIOSH/MSHA Approves First Cap 3 CCER
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have approved the first large-capacity (Cap 3) closed-circuit escape respirator (CCER) for use in underground coal mining.



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Aeroseal’s HomeSeal Named 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards Product of the Year
Aeroseal’s HomeSeal duct sealing technology was named the 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards product of the year.



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USDA Renews Agricultural Air Quality Task Force
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has renewed their Agricultural Air Quality Task Force and selected a group of representatives from a wide spectrum of industries to serve the 2016-2018 term.



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OSHA Cites Pennsylvania Manufacturer Again for Electrical Safety Hazard Exposure
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited RESCO Products Inc. of Tarentum, Pennsylvania for exposing employees to electrical and other safety hazards.



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SafeTec Joins Health & Safety Institute’s Family of Brands
SafeTec has announced that it has joined the Health & Safety Institute’s (HSI) family of brands to promote chemical compliance standards throughout the environmental health and safety field.



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CDC Issues Guidelines for Pregnant Women during Zika Virus Outbreak
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued interim guidelines for pregnant women to follow during the current outbreak of the Zika virus.



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National Safety Council to Recognize Women Leaders in Safety
The National Safety Council (NSC) is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Marion Martin Recognition Award to recognize female leaders in safety.



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OSHA Cites Batavia Builder Again
Don Bosco LLC has been cited again by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for dangerous fall hazards.



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OSHA fines DMAC Construction Company for Willfully Exposing Workers to Falls
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has identified DMAC Construcion LLC as a ‘severe violator’ and fined the company for willfully exposing workers to falls up to 25 feet.<



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Registration Opens for RES/CON NEW ORLEANS 2016
RES/CON invites disaster and resilience practitioners from around the globe to New Orleans.



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OSHA Seeks Public Comment During the Update of its Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is seeking public comment as it updates its voluntary Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines, last updated in 1989.



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Preparing for Work in the Cold
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) warns workers not to overlook the importance of cold weather safety while working this year.



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SME and MSHA Honor Mine Rescue Teams
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration joined the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration on October 30 for its third annual Mine Rescue Day.



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MSA Safety Completes Acquisition of Latchways plc
MSA Safety Inc. recently announced the completion of its acquisition of UK-based company Latchways plc.



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Honeywell and Intel Demonstrate Connected Worker Safety Solution
The two companies recently announced their joint collaboration on a safety equipment prototype outfitted in multiple sensing devices.



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Unwanted Moisture in Your Building? New ASTM International Guide Evaluates Elevated Conditions
The standard provides two questionnaires to assess moisture and moisture-conductive conditions.



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NIOSH Center Explores an Aging Workforce
The new NIOSH National Center for Productive Aging and Work will research the changes that arise when a workforce ages.



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CDC Addresses Importance of Vaccination at 2015 Influenza/Pneumococcal New Conference
The conference featured key speakers on influenza and annual vaccinations.



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