OSHA Updates Outreach Training Program Landing Page

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its Outreach Training Program landing page, which now features up to date information and resources, including: PROGRAM INFORMATION Program Overview Statistics FAQs FOR WORKERS How to Find Trainers Outreach Trainer Watch List FOR TRAINERS Program Requirements Trainer Information by Industry Construction General Industry Maritime Industry Disaster […]

OSHA and NAWIC Renew Alliance to Protect Safety and Health of Female Construction Workers

OSHA and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) have renewed an ongoing alliance to continue promoting safe and healthful working conditions for female construction workers. The five-year alliance will focus on hazards of particular concern to women in the construction industry, including personal protective equipment selection, sanitation and workplace intimidation and violence. Alliance […]

OSHA Highlights Whistleblower Protection Programs

OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Programs enforce the whistleblower provisions of more than twenty federal whistleblower statutes protecting employees who report violations of various workplace safety and health laws related to airline, commercial motor carrier, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health insurance reform, motor vehicle safety, nuclear, pipeline, public transportation agency, railroad, maritime, and securities. […]

OSHA Launches Injury Tracking Application to Facilitate Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records by Employers

New employer requirement to electronically submit injury and illness data is highlighted by the OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Dublin, CA December 4, 2017 (via PRWeb) The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center headquartered in Northern California, has announced the […]

Workplace Safety and the Flu

OSHA has created a webpage that provides information for workers and employers on reducing the spread of seasonal flu in workplaces, including the basic precautions to be used in all workplaces and additional precautions for healthcare settings. Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated guidance for protecting individuals from seasonal flu, […]