Recognize Workers or Teams for Contributions to Workplace Safety

Worker participation is meaningfully engaging workers at all levels in establishing, implementing, evaluating, and improving safety and health in the workplace. This means workers understand they are a valuable partner in making their workplace safer and are encouraged and able to communicate with management about hazards on the job. Workers are the experts when it […]

New OSHA Compliance Assistance Products

The following are some of OSHA’s recently issued or updated compliance assistance products. Many publications with an OSHA publication number can be downloaded or ordered from the OSHA Publication page. They can also be ordered by telephone from the OSHA Publications Office at (202) 693-1888 or (800) 321-OSHA (6742). Booklets and Guidance Documents Cards Fact […]

Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in March 2019

Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in March 2019 Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in the San Francisco Bay Area on March 19-21, 2019, and in the Las Vegas Area on March 18-19, 2019. This annual community event features low-cost OSHA safety training and is open to the general public. Register for […]

Employers Play Important Role in Reducing the Spread of Seasonal Flu in their Workplaces

Employers play an important role in reducing the spread of seasonal flu in their workplaces. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has provided some timely information and guidance to employers and managers on how to protect workers from contracting and spreading the flu in their workplaces. It’s important for employers to develop a workplace […]

Safeguarding Equipment and Protecting Employees from Amputations

Amputations are among the most severe and disabling workplace injuries that often result in permanent disability. These injuries result from the use and care of machines such as saws, presses, conveyors, and bending, rolling or shaping machines as well as from powered and non-powered hand tools, forklifts, doors, trash compactors and other equipment used for […]