I read an interesting article on EHS Today regarding Workplace Trends Leaders Should Watch in 2024. The article claims that “64% said employees were given additional job responsibilities”. I am sure that most of these individuals were not given a raise or compensated for the additional workload or stresses. The source used for EHS Today’s […]
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that the agency is replacing traditional hard hats used by its employees with more modern safety helmets to protect them better when they are on inspection sites. In 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports head injuries accounted for nearly 6 percent of non-fatal
US Department of Labor finds El Paso machine shop, manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dozens of workplace safety, health hazards
November 14, 2023
Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking comment on proposed updates to a standard outlining the criteria products must meet to receive a label indicating they’re made from safer chemical ingredients.
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Today, CDC announced the release of more than 77,000 additional doses of Beyfortus™ (nirsevimab-alip (100 mg), a long-acting monoclonal antibody designed to protect infants against severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease.
Global measles threat continues to grow as another year passes with millions of children unvaccinated
Following years of declines in measles vaccination coverage, measles cases in 2022 have increased by 18%, and deaths have increased by 43% globally (compared to 2021). This takes the estimated number of measles cases to 9 million and deaths to 136,000 – mostly among children – according to a new report from the World Health
Silver Spring, MD — Two new resources from CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training are intended to help prevent falls among roofing workers.
Washington — A pair of lawmakers from opposites sides of the aisle, along with a coalition of organizations, express opposing viewpoints in comments on OSHA’s proposed rule on worker walkaround representation.
Washington — The Truck Safety Coalition is calling on the Department of Transportation and Congress to advance “critical truck safety reforms” after the recent release of its “Deadliest Truck Crash States” report.