Tag: Personal Protection

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…

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,…

Top 3 OSHA COVID-Related Inspections and Violations

Jon Redmond /May 26, 2022

Between July 2020 and May 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) recorded over $4 million in fines issued as a result of COVID-related business inspections. The majority of the…

Cal/OSHA Releases Fact Sheets and FAQs on Updated COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

Jon Redmond /May 19, 2022

  Cal/OSHA has announced the anticipated updates to its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to reflect the revisions adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. The…

Industrial / Manufacturing Facility Safety

Jon Redmond /May 13, 2022

Industrial and manufacturing facilities, with their variety of processes and inherent hazards, may increase a worker’s exposure risk. Industrial and manufacturing employers are legally required to keep their employees and…