Latest News for: Occupational safety


Downtown Los Angeles' Iconic FourFortyFour South Flower Is First Building Globally to Achieve UL's Healthy ...

News-Press Now 19 Apr 2021
... (EPA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the World Health Organization (WHO), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), among others.

Oregon: Say, how's about a permanent mask mandate?

Hot Air 19 Apr 2021
Perhaps this proposal from Oregon’s chief of its Occupational Safety and Health Division won’t accomplish the impossible, but it certainly has Oregon residents hopping mad ... Michael Wood, administrator of the state’s department of Occupational Safety and Health, said ...

’Charlotte Maxeke hospital has been poorly maintained for years’

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
In a statement, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa) in Gauteng said it was a serious concern as this appeared to be poor compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act by the department ... The fact that the fire raged on for many hours proves that occupational safety measures are not adequately adhered to at the hospital.”.

Braun bill would codify OSHA safety program

The Herald Bulletin 19 Apr 2021
ANDERSON – Indiana Sen. Mike Braun is among the lawmakers who have introduced legislation to revive an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program that encourages business to adopt rigorous health and safety standards for their employees ... .

Maritime Authority takes steps to sanitise fishing sector

Ghana Web 19 Apr 2021
“Most of the fishing vessels usually lack sufficient onboard safety equipment, and are often operated for extended periods without undergoing safety inspections ... Have improved occupational safety and health and medical care at sea, and that sick or injured fishers receive care ashore; and receive sufficient rest for their health and safety.

Tesla car crash kills two in Texas

Yahoo Daily News 19 Apr 2021
After the fire was extinguished, authorities found one occupant in the front passenger seat, and one in the back. Tesla and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did not immediately respond to a request for comment ... auto safety agency said in March it has opened over ...

Oregon Mulls Making Mask Mandate Permanent

The Epoch Times 19 Apr 2021
Oregon's Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSHA) is proposing rules with no end date that would require a mask or other face covering for any person entering a business or a housing ...

Wang Kwo-tsai given top transport job

Taipei Times 19 Apr 2021
Wang and Hu have extensive experience at the transportation ministry, particularly in matters related to railway safety. “The public is expecting that … the TRA, a government agency, will begin to operate like a corporation and address occupational safety issues.

Positive COVID-19 test leads to Genesee District Library headquarters closed Monday

Michigan Live 19 Apr 2021
FLINT TWP., - The William F ... Located at 4195 Pasadena Ave ... Genesee District Library follows all Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) workplace safety guidelines, and as a result, as has been the procedure since last year, contact tracing is conducted and all materials are quarantined for 72 hours ... The William F ... .

MARTA to restore bus service Saturday: How will it affect you?

Atlanta Journal 19 Apr 2021
With vaccinations becoming more widespread and with new safety measures in place, MARTA will restore all of the suspended routes. It still plans to limit occupancy on buses – there will be no “standing room only.” If the seats are full, you’ll have to wait for the next bus ... ....

Portugal gradually relaxes COVID-19 lockdown 19 Apr 2021
In most of the country, schools resumed in-person education and stores, shopping centers and restaurants reopened with occupancy restrictions and in-store health and safety measures. In the affected municipalities, sports and physical activities for groups of up to six people are now also allowed ... Portugal's border with Spain remains closed ... Enditem .

Colorado skier safety bill fails to make it out of committee vote

Sky-Hi News 19 Apr 2021
Safe Slopes Colorado, a group that has helped organize support for the bill, cites statistics from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to make the case for transparency from the resorts to help inform consumers.

Federal investigation of deadly Bonner collapse likely to take months

Island Free Press 19 Apr 2021
The final horizontal section left of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge collapsed during demolition on April 14, 2021. Photo Don Bowers ... Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet. Since it happened over a navigable waterway, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has taken charge of the probe which could take several months ... ....

United States: EPA Should Ban Toxic Pesticide

Human Rights Watch 19 Apr 2021
Research by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health determined that female farmworkers are twice as likely to experience pesticide-related illnesses and injuries as are male farmworkers, even if the women don’t directly handle pesticides.

‘No build zone’ along Mindanao Railway

Sun Star 19 Apr 2021
The City enacted Ordinance 11-2021, or the “No Build Zone Along the Mindanao Railway Project Alignment Ordinance of Panabo City.” ... All forms of enclosures, including fences, perimeter walls, and the like, are prohibited unless it was erected for public safety reasons. Also prohibited are "human activity or occupancy" within the no build zone ... .