Firearm Deaths Grow, Disparities Widen | VitalSigns | CDC

Firearm homicides rose sharply in 2020 and firearm suicides stayed high. Firearm deaths are preventable—not inevitable—and everyone has a role to play in prevention. — Read on http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/firearm-deaths/

“Health Hazards In Nail Salons”

Nail salons are mostly small businesses that employ or contract with trained professionals to provide clients with nail services including, but not limited to, nail filing and polishing, artificial nail application, and other hand- and foot-care treatments. The more than 375,000 nail technicians working in salons across the United States face possible health hazards every … Continue reading “Health Hazards In Nail Salons”

U.S. Issues New Safety Rule Governing Driverless Vehicles

The Biden Administration has issued a final rule intended to ensure safety of occupants in automated vehicles. This rule updates the current Federal Motor — Read on http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2022/03/14/658029.htm

Dangerous PFAS Chemicals Are in Your Food Packaging – Consumer Reports

Dangerous PFAS Chemicals Are in Your Food Packaging CR found 'forever chemicals' in bowls, bags, plates, and wrappers, even from some companies that say they've phased them out — Read on http://www.consumerreports.org/pfas-food-packaging/dangerous-pfas-chemicals-are-in-your-food-packaging-a3786252074/

Employment Law Implications of the OSHA ETS: Medical and Religious Accommodation Requests

By Ashley D. Mitchell Published in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021, the Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing…Employment Law Implications of the OSHA ETS: Medical and Religious Accommodation Requests

Senate To Vote On Repealing OSHA Vax-or-Test Standard

Republicans in the U.S. Senate have set a Congressional Review Act vote this afternoon on repealing the Vax-or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard …Senate To Vote On Repealing OSHA Vax-or-Test Standard

The Weekly Toll: Leaving Family Behind

This week: Mining incident, falls, machinery, shootings, forklifts, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United …The Weekly Toll: Leaving Family Behind

Update 2: The Latest Developments on Workplace Vaccine Requirements

In politics, bad news always comes late Friday afternoon. And the whole vaccine/test requirement issue is no exception to that timing. And it’s …Update 2: The Latest Developments on Workplace Vaccine Requirements

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Labor and Workplace Safety

Undocumented Workers Deserve Safe Workplaces: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration does not distinguish between American citizens and …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Labor and Workplace Safety

An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources

https://youtu.be/Z1I6g6kn7io Thank you for your interest in our November 18th webinar: An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources. A recording of the webinar is above, and a PDF of the slides can be downloaded here.Learn more about OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program at https://www.osha.gov/consultation, and find your state or local consultation office at https://www.osha.gov/consultation/directory-text. Process and Benefits Small Business Success Stories … Continue reading An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

By Chair Jennifer Homendy November 21 is the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. It is a day to honor the 1.3 million lives lost each …World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Emphasizing that the extraordinary power delivered to OSHA under the emergency provisions of the OSH Act …Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS