By Meagan Newman and Craig B. Simonsen
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a draft document intended to “help employers” to develop a program to protect employees from retaliation when issues or concerns about workplace conditions or activities that could harm workers or members of the public are raised.
The draft, Protecting Whistleblowers: Recommended Practices for Employers for … Continue Reading
By Mark A. Lies, II and Patrick D. Joyce
Take a look around you. There’s a good chance you work at a facility that uses a Powered Industrial Truck (PIT).
OSHA defines a PIT as “any mobile power-propelled truck used to carry, push, pull, lift, stack or tier materials.” Most people think of PITs as forklifts. Though forklifts come in … Continue Reading
By Brent I. Clark and Craig B. Simonsen
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently launched its National Center for Productive Aging and Work (Center).
The new “virtual center,” will focus on worker safety at all ages, promoting lifelong well-being, and will advance the concept of “productive aging.” The NIOSH news release about the Center indicates … Continue Reading