Washington – OSHA would like to hear from stakeholders about how to prevent work-related illnesses caused by exposure to hazardous substances.
In a YouTube video posted Oct. 9, OSHA administrator David Michaels announced the launch of a national dialogue.
The first step in OSHA’s efforts will be to publish a Request for Information in the Federal Register seeking input on chemical management...
Atlanta – With flu season on the horizon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation is sharing information to help workers protect themselves from the disease.
Among the information released is an infographic with facts about vaccination, how the flu impacts workers and how to avoid spreading germs.
Annually, 5 percent to 20 percent of Americans contract the flu, resulting in $...
You may be familiar with the concept of “export controls,” and the federal regulatory prohibition of sending certain types of commodities out of the United States. But are you also aware that the same regulations prohibit giving access to those items, or the related technical information, to certain foreign persons* within the United States?
Generally, an export is a shipment of items out of...
(Washington, DC - September 3, 2014) - Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. See full article
Washington – Federal departments and agencies that deal with infectious agents need to review their safety and security practices, according to a recent White House memo.
The memo, sent Aug. 19 by the National Security Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy, urged all federal departments and agencies – as well as "extramural facilities" that receive federal funding – that work...