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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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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).
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.”
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info New Pittcon 2015 Website Launched
Pittcon has announced the release of a new website with better viewing compatibility and new features for Pittcon 2015.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.”
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info 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.
Click For More Info NIOSH to Host First Total Worker Health Symposium
NIOSH will host the 1st International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, from October 6-8, 2014.
Click For More Info OSHA’s Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations for 2014 have been Announced
During the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.
Click For More Info ACGIH® and Committee Offering Industrial Ventilation Course
ACGIH® and its Industrial Ventilation Committee are offering “Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations,” a continuing education course, on November 3-7, 2014, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Click For More Info National Demolition Association Committee Chair Appointed to New Disaster Response Board
Tom Stahr, Chair of the National Demolition Association’s (NDA) Disaster Response Committee, has been appointed to the Board of U.S.A. Chapter of The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS).
Click For More Info 2014 ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium Program Available
The International Society of Automation (ISA) has announced the release of its advance program for the 2014 Process Control & Safety Symposium, taking place from October 6-9, 2014, in Houston, Texas.
Click For More Info 2014 NSC Teen Driving Safety Leadership Award Winners Announced
The winners of the National Safety Council’s 6th annual Teen Driving Safety Leadership Awards were Gordy Pehrson of the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety and the Nebraska-based Norfolk Panther JOOI (Junior Optimist Octagon International) Clubs.
Click For More Info DuPont Sustainable Solutions Offering Two New Chemical Safety Training Programs
DuPont Sustainable Solutions is adding two new chemical safety training programs to its training curriculum.
Click For More Info National Highway Institute Offering Web-Based Safety Courses
As September is National Preparedness Month, the National Highway Institute (NHI) is offering web-based courses and training in order to encourage the importance of safety and preparedness.
Click For More Info National COSH Awarded Grant to Help Vulnerable Workers
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded a $650,000 grant to the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH).
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