Tag Archives: NIOSH

NIOSH’s Hierarchy of Controls

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. NIOSH has a variety of programs that help keep workers safe, including the hierarchy of controls.   NIOSH and the Hierarchy of Controls Poor housekeeping, working at heights, improper extension cord use, and unknown chemicals are all examples of common worksite hazards. Hazards such as these can cause serious injuries […]

Occupational Exposure Banding: An OEL Placeholder

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Occupational exposure banding is a process spanning various levels of scientific knowledge   Occupational Exposure Banding and NIOSH The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently made available for comments a draft document entitled The NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process: Guidance for the Evaluation of Chemical […]

Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Take a break to discuss fall safety with all personnel: employers, employees, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, etc.   Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Fall safety protection is a major key to saving lives and preventing injuries in the construction industry and beyond. This May 8 – 12 is […]