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Free Webinar on Measuring Fugitive Dust
A free webinar—“Overcoming Challenges in Measuring Fugitive Dust,” taking place at 3:00 p.m. ET, on November 5, 2014—is being sponsored by TSI Inc. and presented by Rimbach Publishing Company.



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OSHA Cites Electrical Contractor with Violations After Worker is Injured from Live Wiring
After an employee suffered serious burns and required resuscitation by emergency responders, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited the employer with one willful and one serious safety violation.



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National Safety Council Releases White Paper on Opioid Painkillers
The National Safety Council (NSC) has announced the release of a white paper showing that the combination of over-the-counter pain medications ibuprofen and acetaminophen is more effective at treating acute pain than opioid painkillers.



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Judge Affirms OSHA Citations for Exposing Workers to Bloodborne Pathogens and Lead
Administrative Law Judge Carol Baumerich issued a ruling that affirmed all OSHA citations and penalties against UniFirst Corp. concerning workers who were exposed to hazards that involved bloodborne pathogens and lead.



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2015 National Occupational Injury Research Symposium Accepting Abstract Submissions
Abstract submissions are being accepted for the National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015), a national forum on the prevention of work-related injuries, by December 1, 2014.



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ASHRAE Announces Release of Proposed Legionellosis Standard
ASHRAE has announced the release of the fourth version of its proposed legionellosis standard, which is open for public comment until November 10, 2014.



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The Center for Construction Research and Training Makes New Safety Climate Workbook Available
The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) has announced the release of a 10-page workbook that contains several quick self-assessment worksheets to help evaluate jobsite safety climate.



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2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference
The 2014 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference will take place in Houston, Texas, on December 2-3, 2014.



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National Safety Council Urges Employers to Maintain Protocol and Training on Ebola
Since exposure to Ebola is a threat that any workplace could face, the National Safety Council (NSC) is urging employers to prepare their employees on the proper protocols for identifying and treating persons affected with the Ebola virus.



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Infection Control University Offering Online, Cloud-Based Training on Hospital Acquired Infections
The Infection Control University (ICU), a provider of training on Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs), has launched a patent-pending online cloud-based learning center.



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OSHA Cites Cleveland Manufacturing Plant for Amputation Hazards
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has cited MCM Industries Co., a producer of special coiled steel products and springs for the transportation, automotive, and agricultural industries.



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New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health Releases Report on Airport Working Conditions
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) has released a report about the working conditions of subcontracted airport workers at JFK and LaGuardia.



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Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition Taking Place November 4-6, 2014
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (MIHA) will co-sponsor the AIHA/MIHA Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on November 4-6, 2014.



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OSHA Cites Company for Repeat Respiratory Protection and Hearing-Conservation Violations
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited KVK Foundry for respiratory protection and hearing-conservation violations.



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ASSE Foundation Accepting Applications for 2015 Scholarship and Grant Program
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation’s 2015 Scholarship and Professional Education Grant program is now accepting applications for students and safety professionals.



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Rubber Products Manufacturing Plant Cited for Exposing Workers to Combustible Dust
Portage Precision Polymers has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for 15 serious safety and health violations involving combustible dust and amputation hazards.



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American Conference of Industrial Hygienists® Offering Webinar on Testing for Industrial Ventilation Systems
The American Conference of Industrial Hygienists® (ACGIH®) will present a webinar, “Proof of Performance Testing for Industrial Ventilation Systems,” on December 10, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.



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After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation, Shell Oil and Motiva Enterprises Agree to Pay Nearly $4.5 Million in Back Wages
After investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), both Shell Oil Co. and Motiva Enterprises LLC were found to have violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).



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NIOSH Releases Study on Chemotherapy Drug Administration in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a study revealing that the recommended safe-handling practices for workers who administer antineoplastic drugs in healthcare settings are not always followed.



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Safety Tips on Germ and Disease Protection for Professionals in the Cleaning Industry
With the report of the first case of Ebola in the United States, Kaivac has developed a series of safety tips designed for those in the professional cleaning industry.



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OSHA Cites New Jersey Construction Company for Scaffold and Fall Hazards
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has cited Y.V General Construction for seven repeat and two safety violations concerning fall hazards and scaffold safety.



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New Webinar to Cover Updates on Legionella Standard
On October 22nd, 2014, from 8:00-9:00 a.m. PT, HC Information Resources Inc. will host a live webinar titled “Legionella Update: Smart Planning Based on the Latest Information.”



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OSHA Renews Alliance to Continue Safety Mission
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) has renewed its 2008 alliance with the Permian Basin Service, Transportation, Exploration, and Production Safety (STEPS) Network in Midland, Texas.



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OSHA Extends Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule extending the compliance deadline for the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule published on August 9, 2010.



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National Safety Council Awards Six Professionals with Distinguished Service to Safety Award
National Safety Council has presented the Distinguished Service to Safety Award to six individuals for their outstanding service to the field of safety and health.



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Associated General Contractors of America will Provide Highway Work Zone Safety Training
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America) has announced that it will provide highway work zone safety training classes beginning January 2015.



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New Pittcon 2015 Website Launched
Pittcon has announced the release of a new website with better viewing compatibility and new features for Pittcon 2015.



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NSC and OSHA Renew Safety Alliance
At the NSC Congress & Expo, the National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) renewed their five-year Alliance.



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Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Releases White Paper on Negative Air Machines
The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has released a white paper titled “The Use of Negative Air Machines in Mold Remediation.”



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American Industrial Hygiene Association® Launches Chinese Website
To connect with health and safety professionals in China, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has launched a Chinese website.



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WJTA-IMCA Expo Featuring Hydroblasting Automation, Vacuum Trucks, Hydro-Excavation
Featuring high-pressure waterjet/hydroblast tools and related industrial cleaning and safety equipment, the WaterJet Technology Association-Industrial & Municipal Cleaning Association (WJTA-IMCA) Expo will take place in New Orleans from October 14-15, 2014.



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2014-2015 ASHRAE Student Scholarship Recipients Revealed
For the 2014-15 school year, ASHRAE is awarding nearly $130,000 in financial assistance to twenty-five students.



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