How the Most Dangerous Industries Fail to Protect Women

Over the past three decades, the number of women in the nation’s most dangerous jobs, such as construction, continues to grow. When women enter these jobs, however, the majority of women find workplaces continue to remain unfit for female workers.

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Many Workers Do Not Receive CPR/AED Training, Survey Says

One-third of workers have not received first aid or CPR/automated external defibrillator (AED) training, says a survey published June 19, 2017, by American Heart Association (AHA).

After Tragic Incident, Man Seeks to Eliminate Human Suffering

Terry Hughes does not have any letters behind his name. However, Hughes has a message for OSH professionals and delivers it with passion.
“My definition of safety is the elimination of human suffering,” he says. “We have to make the right choices so that we do our job the right way every time. We have to make safety a full-time job and not a part-time practice.”

NIOSH Establishes Center for Occupational Robotics Research

When  NIOSH began to research robots in the early 1980s, its research was limited to robots that were designed to work in isolation from workers, such as in cages or cells. Robots have since become prevalent and more advanced; they are the modern coworker. Few studies, however, have assessed the benefits and risks of robots in the workplace.