We are living in unprecedented times. Anxieties are high, and questions abound. That’s why our PPE experts have put together a new resource, containing answers to all of your safety-related COVID-19 questions, in a tidy downloadable PDF.
Doses of the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine could be received as early as March 2.
Should employers be thinking outside the box when it comes to workplace impairment? Can organizations pinpoint the hour in which workers are most likely to get injured? And are we getting a third COVID-19 vaccine? Find out on this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod.
The CDC is trying to make it easier for Americans to find available doses of the Coronavirus vaccine.
The FDA has officially cleared the way for a third Coronavirus vaccine in the U.S.
A new survey finds that employers believe “impairment” at work means more than the results of substances.
Under the new legislation, coronavirus testing for transportation workers would be prioritized.
Understanding the long-term symptoms of the coronavirus, it is clear that the virus will continue to impact public health in the future.
Efforts to curb the transmission of contracting COVID-19 by handwashing has lessened according to an annual survey from Bradley Corp.
Editor Sydny Shepard goes over the newest information from the Chemical Safety Board on the gas leak at a Georgia poultry plant that killed 6 people.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association joined with eight other organizations to call on OSHA and the CDC to create coronavirus guidelines.
While this guidance does not create new legal obligations, employers should note that new legal obligations from OSHA relating to COVID-19 are likely forthcoming.
Wearing two masks blocks 92.5 percent of respiratory particles that could carry the coronavirus.
Workers in North Carolina are advocating for a statewide COVID-19 workplace mandate.
The AIHA was awarded $500,000 from the CDC for the development of worker safety resources.
Industry experts have praised Virginia’s Jan. 27 COVID-19 worker safety rule.
On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new OSHA guidance on COVID-19, the Center for Construction Research and Training’s new bulletin on nonfatal injury trends in the construction industry as well as news and studies surrounding transportation safety.
The company’s 72% effective vaccine will only require one dose.
Sixty percent of workers polled by Perceptyx said they would get the COVID-19 vaccine if given a $100 incentive.
Construction workers in New York City will need to complete Site Safety Training by March 1.
With coronavirus variants from places like the United Kingdom and Brazil now in the United States, more vigilant practices are necessary to prevent the spread of the virus.
OraSure Technologies, known for its innovative testing products for drugs of abuse and alcohol, is developing and expects to offer a COVID Antibody Test using oral fluid. This new test follows our easy-to-use process allowing for safe social distancing during the painless collection and offers lab accurate results. For more information visit www.orasure.com.
The CarbonX® Defender Masks protect against exposure to thermal hazards and COVID-19 like no other face mask on the market. With an outer shell of CarbonX non-flammable fabric and an interior layer of non-woven filtration media, the Defender Masks are highly protective as well as comfortable and reusable.