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Ergonomic Design for an Aging Workforce

Injury Prevention in Older Workers through Ergonomic Design With ergonomic injuries making up roughly a third of all injury claims (BLS), companies are taking steps to minimize worker injury; especially for those that are in their 50s and above. The focus on older workers is because highly experienced workers are a valuable asset to their

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Employee Driven Safety

Employee-Driven Safety Reduces Cost and Ergonomic Injuries There have been a number of case studies reporting on the success of employee-driven safety programs. One such study was in Industry Week about how one company is taking additional steps to reduce and prevent worker injury. Worthington Industries, a value-added steel processor in Columbus, Ohio, has adopted

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OSHA Update 11.15.2014

Charter renewed at NACOSH Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez renewed the charter of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health and will remain in effect until Oct. 7, 2016. NACOSH advises, consults with and makes recommendations to the secretaries of labor and health and human services. NACOSH holds two to four meetings

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OSHA Update 11.15.2014

Charter renewed at NACOSH Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez renewed the charter of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health and will remain in effect until Oct. 7, 2016. NACOSH advises, consults with and makes recommendations to the secretaries of labor and health and human services. NACOSH holds two to four meetings

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OSHA Update 10.15.2014

New members of Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) named WPAC has appointed two new members to its committee as well as the reappointment of 13 members. WPAC advises the Secretary of Labor on ways to improve the effectiveness of OSHAs whistleblower protection programs. The new committee will become effective Dec. 1, 2014. OSHA initiates National

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