On Monday, OSHA submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) / Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Subpart U, Emergency Temporary Standard – COVID-19 for regulatory review.
OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down, May 3-7, raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.
Pandemic-related material and equipment delays are challenging contractor schedules and wallets. But when do delays turn from costly inconveniences into contractual headaches?
In order to help employers understand well-being and design interventions to achieve well- being, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ( NISOH) announced on April 9 the Worker Well-Being Questionnaire (WellBQ).
The number of construction workers killed on the job reached its highest level in at least nine years in 2019, according to a new report from CPWR – The Center for Construction Training and Research.
The infographic below was developed by the Virginia Department of Health and was distributed to employers as part of Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, which occurred last week.
OSHA considers the use of improvised wooden trash boxes and other homemade attachments on construction sites as a SERIOUS and WILLFUL breach.
Since 2012, OSHA has partnered with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) - Construction Sector on the Fall Prevention Campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about common fall hazards in construction, and how falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs can be prevented.
In order for a personal fall arrest system to effectively protect workers in the event of a fall, it's critical that the harness fits properly and is worn as intended.
As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues across the country, some states and other jurisdictions are making them available to specific groups of essential workers, including construction.
Please join the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for a special webinar for COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction.
Faceshields are ineffective at blocking small (0 to 7 microns) airborne particles caused by coughing, results of a recent NIOSH study show.
Thank you for joining NSC in recognizing Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Use these resources to create or enhance a distracted driving program to engage your workforce, share safe driving messages, and help keep your roadways and people safer.