Infographic: Preventing Legionella Exposure

In cases where Legionella hazards can’t be controlled with engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) may be needed to prevent worker exposures and infections. Here’s what you need to know about how to protect workers against Legionella exposure with PPE.

Infographic: Radiation Safety

Radiation emergencies include nuclear and radiological events in which there is (or there is the perception of) a hazard from a nuclear explosion, release of radioactive material, or unintended exposure to another type of radioactive source. Here’s what you need to know about radiation safety.

Infographic: Heat Acclimatization

Between 50% and 70% of outdoor fatalities occur in the first few days of working in warm or hot environments because the body needs to build a tolerance to the heat gradually over time, a process called heat acclimatization. Here’s what you need to know about heat acclimatization.

Infographic: Preventing Mold Exposure

Employers have a responsibility to prevent mold exposure in the workplace. Here’s what you need to know about preventing mold exposure.

Infographic: Distracted Driving Prevention

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, bringing attention to a serious issue on the roads. Here’s what NIOSH recommends that employers do to prevent distracted driving.

Infographic: Work Zone Safety Tips

This week (April 15-19) is the 25th National Work Zone Awareness Week, sponsored by OSHA and the Georgia Struck-By Alliance. Here’s what you need to know about staying safe in a work zone.

Infographic: PPE Enforcement Procedures

OSHA provides PPE enforcement guidance (CPL 02-01-050) that outlines its interpretations of its general industry PPE standards (29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910, Subpart I) and procedures for enforcing them. Here’s what you need to know about PPE enforcement procedures.

Infographic: Opioid Overdose Policy

Workplace overdose deaths have greatly increased over the last decade, with overdoses accounting for nearly 10% of all workplace fatalities in the United States, according to the National Safety Council. Here’s what you need to include in a workplace opioid overdose policy.

Infographic: Emergency Action Plans

When it comes to workplace fire preparedness, OSHA vigorously enforces its exit routes and emergency planning standards (29 Code of Federal Regulations 1910 Subpart E). Subpart E also includes requirements for emergency action and fire prevention plans. Here’s what you need to know about emergency action plans. 

Infographic: Preventing Workplace Stress

NIOSH has done extensive research on work stress and how on-the-job stressors can lead to accidents and injuries. Here’s what you need to know about preventing workplace stress.