April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) designate the month of April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that every day at least 9...Read Full Article

National Work Zone Awareness Week

Each year the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) conduct National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) to bring attention to motorist and worker safety as well as mobility issues in work...Read Full Article

NIOSH Announces Free, Confidential Screenings for Coal Miners

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will begin offering free, confidential health screenings to coal miners this month as part of the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP). The testing will look to...Read Full Article

Choose The Right Hard Hat

When working in the field, it’s important that workers use the proper personal protective equipment, including hard hats. There are different types and classes of hard hats, and getting the right one is vital to a worker’s...Read Full Article

Workers’ Memorial Day 2019

On April 28, 2019, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) will observe Workers’ Memorial Day. Workers’ Memorial Day was created to recognize workers who have died or suffered from exposures to...Read Full Article

Cal/OSHA Offers Heat Illness Prevention Training

With the summer months fast approaching, Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect their workers from heat illness. Any workers who spend a substantial portion of the shift outdoors should be aware of how to prevent heat illness. Examples include...Read Full Article

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