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OSHA Hits Connecticut Manufacturer With $236K in Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited PM Engineered Solutions Inc. of Watertown, Connecticut, with 40 serious and 8 other-than-serious violations and is seeking $236,201 in proposed penalties. The agency inspected the metal fabrication company after an employee was electrocuted on July 14, 2021, while repairing a portable water heater. PM Engineered Solutions lacked […]

Are You Ready for Winter’s Hazards?

Are you aware of and prepared for the hazards of winter? State and federal agencies were focused on heat stress after the Pacific Northwest’s heat dome last summer. We also saw renewed action on a federal heat stress standard. However, winter has its own hazards, like frostbite, hypothermia, and trench foot. It also can include […]

Infographic: Cold Stress

As it gets colder outside, it is important to revisit the safety measures that employers can take to make sure that all of their personnel remain safe this winter. Here’s what you need to know to protect your workforce from the dangers of cold stress.

DuPont Water Contamination Case Dismissed

On January 4, 2022, U.S. District Judge Lewis Liman of the Southern District of New York dismissed claims against Du Pont de Nemours and Co and its codefendants seeking payment for upgrades to five water treatment plants managed by Suez Water New York Inc. The suit, Suez Water New York v. Dupont, Corteva, Inc, and […]

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Infographic: Cold Stress

As it gets colder outside, it is important to revisit the safety measures that employers can take to make sure that all of their personnel remain safe this winter. Here’s what you need to know to protect your workforce from the dangers of cold stress.

Industry News

Origami Risk Adds Online Occupational Health Solutions for EHS Professionals

New EHS Tools Support Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Initiatives CHICAGO, January 19, 2022 – Origami Risk, the industry-leading risk, safety and insurance Software as a Service (SaaS) technology firm, today announced the launch of new online occupational health tools to support industrial hygiene and ergonomics initiatives, building on its growing suite of web-based and mobile […]

Heat Will Kill Fewer Workers in 2022 with New Federal Rules and Kenzen Climate Tech Innovation

KANSAS CITY, MO (Jan. 18, 2022) – Record-breaking temps of 2021, including in July, the earth’s hottest month ever with 200 million Americans under heat advisories, increased worker deaths – from produce pickers to construction crews to garbage collectors. Extreme temperatures are expected to result in annual losses of two billion labor hours and $162B […]

3M and Examinetics have entered into an agreement for Examinetics to be a 3M Preferred Fit Test Service Provider in the United States

OVERLAND PARK, KS, January 13, 2022 – 3M and Examinetics are excited to announce that Examinetics is now a 3M Preferred Fit Test Service Provider in the U.S. 3M and Examinetics are working together to emphasize the importance of respirator fit and to help increase the availability of high-quality fit testing for 3M’s occupational respirator […]