Tag: Motor Vehicle Safety

EHSDA Song of the Week: Motor Away

Motor safety is a major issue for many businesses. In 2019, there were 2,122 deaths resulting from occupational transportation incidents, which is 39% of the 5,316 fatalities from occupational injuries that year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For the latest EHSDA Song of the Week, we revisit a 1995 indie rock classic from […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Airbag

Motor vehicle safety has always been a major issue in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earlier this year estimated that 31,785 people died in traffic crashes in the first nine months of 2022, down 0.2% from the same period in 2021. This week’s EHSDA Song of the Week focuses on car safety […]

Back to Basics: Motor Vehicle Safety

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s recommendations for motor vehicle safety at work. Cars, trucks, and other motor vehicles are used in all kinds of industries to conduct business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), […]

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NIOSH Releases New Strategic Plan for Motor Vehicle Safety

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released its 2020-2029 strategic plan for its Center for Motor Vehicle Safety (CMVS). The plan implements priorities from the institute-wide strategic plan for fiscal years 2019-2023 with input from other sources.

On-the-Job Training for Off-the-Job Safety: Part 1

Spring has sprung, so your employees may be dusting off the winter cobwebs and tackling strenuous home tasks, such as spring cleaning and gardening. In today’s Advisor, we give guidance on conducting effective training for off-the-job safety. Would it surprise you to know that fewer workers are injured or killed at work than away from […]