OSHA Quick Takes
  • QuickTakes 08/16/2019
    on August 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Silica Standard Safe + Sound Week Proclamations Reporting Requirements Teamwork Creates Safer Workplace Partnership Focuses on Keeping Construction Workers Safe Global Cold Chain Alliance Renews Commitment to Worker Safety Fatal Fall Amputation Hazards Trenching Fatality Safety […]

  • QuickTakes 08/08/2019
    on August 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Safe + Sound Week Court Ruling Leading Indicators Water. Rest. Shade. Chemical Hazards Repeated Hazards at Glass Plant Burn Hazards OSHA Alliances Emergency Response Construction Safety Tree Care Safety On-Site Consultation Chemical Safety Social Media […]

  • QuickTakes 07/17/2019
    on July 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    U.S. Department of Labor Redesigns OSHA's Whistleblower Website Hurricane Preparedness and Response Alaska Cites Seafood Company for Exposing Workers to Hazards California Cites Construction Contractor Following Worker Fatality Two Florida Contractors Cited After Fatal Fall at Construction […]

  • QuickTakes 07/09/2019
    on July 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Labor Secretary Records New PSAs to Help Keep Workers Safe from Severe Weather Hazards Maine Roofing Contractor Faces $1.7 Million in Fines and Manslaughter Indictment after Worker's Fatal Fall Advisory Committee on Construction Safety to Meet in July Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer and […]

  • QuickTakes 06/21/2019
    on June 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Forklift Manufacturers Emphasize the Importance of Operator Training Prepare for Fireworks Safety Ahead of July 4 Festivities Maritime Advisory Committee Holds First Meeting California Cites Trucking Company After Worker Fatality Four Contractors Cited Following Fall at Residential […]

OSHA News Releases
  • Secure Your Home Wi-Fi Router
    on August 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

    The most effective steps you can take to secure your wireless network at home is to change the default admin password, enable WPA2 encryption and use a strong password for your wireless network. […]

  • Unique Passwords
    on August 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can't remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to securely store all of them for you. […]

  • Social Media Privacy Settings
    on August 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Privacy settings on social networks have limited value. They are confusing to configure and change often. Ultimately, if you do not want your parents or boss reading it, do not post it. […]

  • Conversations
    on August 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

    When traveling, it is very easy to forget where you are when discussing business with colleagues. That airport, taxi, restaurant or hotel lobby may have individuals nearby eavesdropping on your conversation. When discussing confidential information, agree to hold off on the conversation until you […]

  • Go With Passphrases
    on August 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Passphrases are the strongest type of passwords and the easiest to remember. Simply use an entire sentence for your password, such as "What time is coffee?" By using spaces and punctuation, you create a long password that is hard to guess but easy to remember. […]