Hispanic Workforce Safety challenges in the Construction Industry Workshop

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences – Western Michigan University is planning to conduct a construction safety workshop at Western Michigan University. The Participants will help the department improve a proposed safety survey, and they are going to learn more about: 1. Hispanic workers’ safety challenges in the construction industry. 2. The root causes behind having high... Read More

MiOSHA 40th Anniversary

Join WMASSE at chapeter meetings and learn a lot.  MiOSHA presented, “Keeping Michgian Workers Safe and Healthy for 40 Years” at the January meeting. MIOSHA Update January 2015 February 2015 meeting topic: “Safety, There is an App for... Read More

ASSE Launches Risk Assessment Video Series

ASSE Launches Risk Assessment Video Series Posted: 12 Jan 2015 07:00 AM PST Introduction to Risk Assessment from ASSE Safety on Vimeo. The OSH profession continues to transform its practice from compliance-based approaches to forward-leaning risk-based techniques that can enable action before an injury, illness or loss occurs. To aid that process, ASSE’s Risk Assessment Institute has... Read More

Dangers of a Sleep Deprived Workforce

Dangers of a Sleep Deprived Workforce http://ehsworks1.blogspot.com/ Posted: 12 Jan 2015 07:30 AM PST Two-thirds of Americans admit they are not getting enough sleep during the week. According to Circadian, sleep deprivation is a societal epidemic spanning across all countries and economic statuses. Unfortunately, this issue is often overlooked by organizations that are unaware of the affects... Read More

MIOSHA Safety & Health Improvement Program (MiSHIP) Grant

 In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Michigan’s program for workplace safety and health, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) is offering matching grant awards of up to $5,000 to improve workplace safety and health.  The grants are open to qualifying employers to purchase safety and health-related equipment.  The goal of this special grant program is to... Read More