Tag: worker safety

What is Hazard Communication (HazCom)?

Jon Redmond /September 1, 2021

What is the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard? The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has issued a proposed rule to update its existing Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The OSHA Hazard…

How to Prevent Heat Stress in the Workplace

Jon Redmond /July 26, 2021

Each year thousands of workers are injured or die from heat stress they experience in the workplace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns employers and workers of…

CDC Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools: Vaccinated Teachers and Students Do Not Need Masks Indoors

Jon Redmond /July 9, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidance, stating K-12 students benefit from in-person learning, and prioritizing safely returning to in-person instruction in fall 2021. The updated…

OSHA Announces Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for Noise

Jon Redmond /July 7, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Region V office in Chicago has announced a Regional Emphasis Program (REP), a targeted outreach and enforcement of OSHA’s occupational noise exposure standard…

OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Jon Redmond /June 16, 2021

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) circulated a news release announcing the U.S. Department of Labor’s much awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). With some…