The BCSP and the NCICS-SAWS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to improve occupational safety and health at workplaces; The NSC recently released a new report...; OSHA's comprehensive guide, "Training Requirements in OSHA standards"... more

Nov 14, 2017 3:39 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

ACC and OSHA formed a new alliance designed to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces operating with diisocyanate chemicals along the polyurethane value chain. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:25 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA has released the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2017. more

Nov 9, 2017 12:31 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

ASSE issued these recommendations during this period of political change to transform how OSHA approaches workplace safety. more

Nov 9, 2017 12:23 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) was developed by Southeast Texas petrochemical plants and refineries to consistently apply a safety protocol to the contractor community. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:45 PM Training & Human Resources

There are key planning points managers and operators should be aware of in an OSHA inspection. more

Nov 3, 2017 7:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

OSHA's On-site Consultation Program, which has existed in some form since 1975, is one avenue by which OSHA provides the research, information, education and training to employers described in the Occupational Safety and Health Act (passed in 1970). more

Nov 1, 2017 12:14 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Iron Workers' (IW's) Houston/ Galveston training center gives its apprentices a "Texas-sized" learning experience. Using the latest technology and subject-matter expert instructors to provide real-world experience... more

Oct 26, 2017 1:27 PM Training & Human Resources

Whether your facility was built in the 1940s or just a few years ago, the probability is high that your electrical system does not meet current codes and guidelines and your electrical system documentation is not up to date. more

Oct 20, 2017 9:10 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

The Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) is evolving its role, delivering services industry professionals want and need after meeting with plant officials, ISTC's "owners," and requesting their "wish lists." more

Oct 16, 2017 11:00 AM Training & Human Resources

OSHA names falling from heights as one of the most common causes of workplace injuries and fatalities. more

Oct 16, 2017 9:05 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Kaiser H. Chowdhry, an associate with the Washington D.C.-based law firm Morgan Lewis, describes the new "Anti-Retaliation" provision of the Electronic Recordkeeping Rule issued in May 2016. more

Oct 9, 2017 9:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Ascend Performance Materials’ Chocolate Bayou facility has received the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Region VI Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Star of Excellence award. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:02 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

President Trump’s federal “budget blueprint” (PDF) for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which was published, requests a $2.5 billion or 21 percent decrease in funding for the Department of Labor. more

Mar 30, 2017 7:30 AM Plant Management & Operations

OSHA has issued a final rule updating its general industry walking-working surfaces standards specific to slip, trip and fall hazards. more

Feb 21, 2017 3:03 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

A new OSHA regulation, 1926.24 requires employers to go above and beyond baseline fire prevention plans. more

Nov 9, 2016 10:41 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

We get a lot of calls, even from outreach trainers, wanting to know what it takes to become a Designated, Authorized, Competent or Qualified Person from an OSHA perspective. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources