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NIOSH examines debilitating hearing conditions
NIOSH examines debilitating hearing conditions
Hearing loss can have a debilitating impact on a worker’s life. Get the latest here on a new study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of conditions that affect workers exposed to occupational noise.
OSHA finalizes recordkeeping rule, will make injury data public
OSHA finalizes recordkeeping rule, will make injury data public
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued its final rule, going into effect Aug. 10, on new electronic record-keeping and reporting requirements for injuries and illnesses, and agency officials said making those records public are me...
NIOSH fact sheet aims to help keep older workers safe behind the wheel
NIOSH fact sheet aims to help keep older workers safe behind the wheel
Drivers 55 and older face double the risk of dying in a work-related motor vehicle crash than younger workers, according to a new fact sheet from NIOSH on how employers and workers can prevent crashes involving older drivers. Among employees 55 and old...
Building a construction industry that includes women, too
Building a construction industry that includes women, too
Amid signs that demand for new construction may be softening in some areas, hiring in the industry has slowed. At the same time, unemployment has fallen to just 6 percent, adding to concerns that a shortage of skilled labor could delay or defer future ...