Tag: health & safety

Understanding Risk in Scientific Writing: PFAS

Jon Redmond /February 6, 2023

Most people are familiar with every day units and likely do unit conversions without even thinking about it, such as feet to inches, or cups to ounces. More complex conversions…

NIOSH Announces 19 “PHE” Designated Respirators Are Now Obsolete

Jon Redmond /January 18, 2023

19 respirator models, that had previously been approved under a temporary public health emergency (PHE) designation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, are now considered obsolete by the National Institute for Health…

New Skin Notation Profile Focuses on Flavoring Compounds

Jon Redmond /January 11, 2023

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a new skin notation profile for the flavoring compound diacetyl and its substitute, 2,3-pentanedione and other various chemicals. In the  profile…

OSHA Announces Changes to Severe Violator Enforcement Program

Jon Redmond /January 9, 2023

The United States Department of Labor announced updated criteria for its Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. These updates are designed to strengthen enforcement and improve compliance…

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Workplace Safety Standards for 2022

Jon Redmond /January 2, 2023

Employers have a responsibility to provide a safe and healthy workplace with programs and systems in place to protect employees from a vast range of workplace hazards. For any business,…