Report finds decline in tree care worker deaths in 2017

The Tree Care Industry Association reports that fatalities among tree care workers dipped nearly 22 percent in 2017, while incidents decreased about 16 percent. Struck-by or struck-against incidents were most common, followed by falls and electric shock or burn. California, Florida and Georgia posted the most incident counts. The average age of the workers who […]

CareerSafe announces 1 million-plus students reached since launch

Bryan, Texas-based workplace safety education company CareerSafe has announced that its programs have reached more than a million students since it launched in 2002. The company began with the objective of providing high school students with pre-employment occupational health and safety training. The Eagle (Bryan, Texas)

Army initiative wins NIOSH hearing loss prevention award

The National Institute of Safety and Health has awarded its Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award to the U.S. Army’s Tactical Communications and Protective System, for earbuds that dampen sounds that can damage hearing while simultaneously allowing soldiers to hear in-person and radio communications, and gunshots. Safety+Health [with video]