Tag: Occupational Noise Exposure

OSHA Begins Regional Emphasis Program for Noise

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Region V office in Chicago recently established a regional emphasis program (REP) of targeted outreach and enforcement of the agency’s occupational noise exposure standard (29 CFR 1910.95) in Midwest manufacturing facilities. OSHA Region V includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. “Earning a living […]

Do Your Research: Protect Lab Workers from Physical and Safety Hazards

Laboratory workers may know that they need to be careful about the chemical and biological hazards they work with, but do they know that the tools they use to work with these substances can also put them at risk of injury? Here’s what you can do to protect workers from the physical and safety hazards […]