April 6, 2020
OSHA issued new guidance regarding enforcement discretion to permit the extended use/reuse of N95 filtering facepiece respirators, as well as the use of N95 filtering facepiece respirators that are beyond their manufacturer’s recommended shelf life.
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March 25, 2020
During this time, we all must do our part to help save lives – whether it’s preventing new infections or responding to practical safety needs of the workers doing their jobs, especially those now on the front lines of the response.
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January 31, 2020
Temporary workers have a higher overall injury rate than permanent workers in the same occupations, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) researchers found in a study of Ohio workers’ compensation claims.
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October 9, 2019
OSHA has replaced its Enforcement Weighting System (EWS) with a new OSHA Weighting System (OWS) to encourage its field staff to conduct compliance assistance activities, in addition to performing enforcement inspections to reduce the deadliest workplace hazards.
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