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January 2018 Archives

Advocates call for updated workplace safety monitoring

An analysis completed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is complete after a year of studying methodology for tracking and preventing workplace injury and disease. The agency is now calling for a reconfigured system of health surveillance to improve overall occupational safety throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the U.S.

Fewer OSHA inspectors: What does it mean for workers?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has lost approximately 40 inspectors in the past year. OSHA is responsible for protecting workers safety and health, especially in high-risk environments like manufacturing plants and construction sites, so the decrease has had major, and possibly long-term, effects. Workers in Pennsylvania will want to know what these effects are.

Hospitals: surprisingly dangerous places to work

Pennsylvania readers know that working in the health care industry comes with its challenges, and one of these may include the increased risk of becoming ill due to exposure or suffering an injury on the job. Many people overlook another danger that health care workers face, and that is the threat of violence in the workplace.

OSHA allies with NAWIC to improve female worker safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is known for its regulations and guidelines on workplace safety. Through the OSHA Alliance Program, it partners with other organizations at the national level to focus on specific issues and provide greater access to safety tools and information. One such issue, which many workers in Pennsylvania may be aware of, is how to address the hazards that face women in the construction industry.

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