Workplace Safety


Study Finds “Disturbingly High” Unsafe Work Conditions

According to Safety and Health, nearly 55 percent of American workers claim they encounter “unpleasant and potentially hazardous” conditions on the job, according to a study from nonprofit research institute RAND Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles. Using survey results from the American Working Conditions Survey, researchers Read the full article…


Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

An unexpected release of hazardous substances, or a substantial threat of a hazardous substance release, can pose a significant health and safety risk to workers.Unexpected releases can be caused by operation failures and unrelated outside events (e.g., natural disasters, terrorism). Workers can encounter hazardous substances through waste dumped in the Read the full article…


Window Cleaning Association Creates Safety Guide for Workers

Through its alliance with OSHA, the International Window Cleaning Association has developed an online field guide for protecting the safety and health of window cleaners. The mobile-friendly guide offers best practices on identifying and avoiding fall, chemical, electrical and other hazards workers face on the job. Employers must develop and provide Read the full article…