Latest News for: Occupational safety


US Department of Labor extends deadline for nominations to serve on Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (US Department of Labor)

Public Technologies 06 Dec 2021
Department of Labor has extended the deadline for submitting nominations to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health ... and maintain effective occupational safety and health programs.

34.26 Mn Units Growth in Automotive Seat Belt Sensor Market | Allegro MicroSystems LLC and ...

The Salamanca Press 06 Dec 2021
The improvising occupant safety across the value chain is one of the key factors driving the automotive seat belt sensor market. The rising focus on passenger safety is encouraging automobile manufacturers to adopt passive and active safety systems. Moreover, regulatory mandates also necessitate the integration of safety systems into vehicles.

North Dakota Safety Council develops Ag Safety program

The Bismarck Tribune 06 Dec 2021
Training topics include vehicle and equipment operations, livestock safety, grain storage safety, hearing and respiratory protection, youth employment best practices and chemical safety.

Eyeris Wins Best Cockpit of the Future Technology Award and Demonstrates at CES2022

Longview News-Journal 06 Dec 2021
Eyeris is a winner of several automotive awards at the Informa Tech Automotive Awards and the AutoSens Awards for the last seven years, including "Best Cockpit of Future Technology," "Most Innovative In-Cabin Perception Application," "Best Automotive Safety System," and "Best Product for driver and occupants monitoring AI."

Life Transition: Giving up the keys

The St Helens Chronicle 06 Dec 2021
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, the American Occupational Therapy Association, AARP, AAA and the CDC encourage drivers and their families to begin a “transportation plan” so that when the time comes, it’s not a shock but instead, it’s something that’s been well-thought out.

‘Perplexing’ hike in number of deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater as the mine reported four employees killed ...

Independent online (SA) 06 Dec 2021
Sibanye said on Friday its safety record for 2021 had regressed and 18 employees had lost their lives in work-related incidents ... safety incidents,” said the group ... Fakude said the Covid-19 pandemic had an impact on safety and on occupational and public health performance outcomes.

As OSHA mandate-or-testing rule’s first deadline arrives, court leaves employers in limbo

Cleveland 06 Dec 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s mandate-or-testing rule remains temporarily blocked by the courts as the rule’s first initially scheduled deadline takes effect Monday ... Read the full story on’s sister site, Cleveland Business Journal ... ....

SC experts say another COVID-19 surge could push health care workers to the brink, mentally

The Post and Courier 06 Dec 2021
Outlined via a webinar hosted by the CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on Nov ... John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, noted that from June to September 2020, 93 percent of health care workers experienced some ...

MTN staff members who refuse vaccination will be fired

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 Dec 2021
Mupita said MTN had a responsibility to ensure that its workplaces were guided by the highest standards of health and safety, “and that has informed our decision to make Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for our staff” ... According to the government, when making vaccination mandatory in workplaces, the Occupational Health and Safety Act applies ...

Report suggests increasing penalties for violence against Georgia health-care workers

Longview News-Journal 06 Dec 2021
ATLANTA – A state Senate study committee asked the General Assembly Monday to consider stiffening penalties for violent attacks on Georgia health-care workers ... A study the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration released in April 2020 found that health-care workers account for about 50% of all victims of workplace violence ... But Dr ... ....

Darby joins Texans for Responsible Gov't against Biden vaccine mandate

Runnels County Register 06 Dec 2021
The mandate that would affect 84 million workers was developed and is being enforced by the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration (OSHA) ... More than half the states, including Texas, have filed lawsuits challenging President Biden’s vaccine mandate ... Last month, the 5th U.S ... ....

Global Emergency Lighting Market Report 2021: Market to Reach $7.3 Billion by 2026 - IoT ...

Eagle-Tribune 06 Dec 2021
MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERSMarket Outlook 2021 & BeyondSupported by Numerous Benefits of LED Technology, LED Based Emergency Lighting Witnesses Rising DemandStringent Regulations Governing Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Provides Regulatory Driven Support to GrowthIoT Enters the Realm of Emergency Lighting.

Some large Ohio employers pause vaccine requirements pending legal battle over Biden rule

The Columbus Dispatch 06 Dec 2021
While some major U.S ... 4 ... The rule, which applies to about 84 million workers, was blocked by a federal court that found that it "grossly exceeds" the authority of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... Some large Columbus-area employers who have been at the forefront of COVID safety measures have stopped short of requiring vaccines ... Email.

Labor Law: Biden Administration's vaccine mandates largely halted for now; companies taking a wait-and-see approach

The Roanoke Times 06 Dec 2021
RTD Metro Business law columnist, Karen Michael ... While the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration remains confident in its authority to protect workers in emergencies, OSHA has suspended activities related to the implementation and enforcement of the emergency temporary standard pending future developments in the litigation ... The U.S ... .

ROB ROSE: Mandates — why this Pick n Pay franchise deserves your business

Business Day 06 Dec 2021
Here’s a good reason to switch to shopping at Pick n Pay ... In the letter, the franchise said it had “undertaken a risk assessment and considered the circumstances in the workplace”, as well as its obligations to provide a safe working environment for staff under the Occupational Health & Safety Act ... Perhaps they needn’t worry so much.