Ergonomic Principles Can Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Workers in many different industries and occupations can be exposed to risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).  Lifting heavy items, bending, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling heavy loads, working in awkward body postures and performing the same or similar tasks repetitively have all been identified as risk factors.  MSDs such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, […]

Industrial Hygiene: the Science and Art of Recognizing and Controlling Workplace Hazards

Industrial Hygiene is a science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention and control of environmental factors or stresses arising in or from the workplace that may cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort among workers or others in the community. Because industrial hygiene encompasses a broad spectrum of the work […]

On-site OSHA Safety Training Delivers High Value

All occupational safety and health curriculum offered by the OSHA Training Institute Education Center can be fully customized to match an organization’s specific requirements and goals, and delivered on-site by highly experienced instructors. A growing number of organizations of all sizes and industries are recognizing the many benefits of providing OSHA standards-based safety and health […]

Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018 Features Low-Cost OSHA Safety Classes in California and Nevada to Promote Safer Workplaces

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is hosting Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018, a low-cost occupational safety and health training event, on March 6-8, 2018, in California and Nevada. The San Francisco Bay Area event, sponsored by Region IX OSHA and Cal/OSHA, is being held in Dublin, California, while the Las Vegas Area event, sponsored […]

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 […]