NIOSH Celebrates One-Year-Anniversary of Total Worker Health


This month, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health celebrates the one-year-anniversary of Total Worker Health, a program focused around integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion in order to reduce incidents of worker injury and illness and advance health and well-being. The program is focused around finding ways to improve the [...]

NIOSH Report Determines Texas Federal Wildfire Firefighter Died of Preventable Heatstroke


It’s always unfortunate when a firefighter loses his life in the call of duty while trying to save the lives of others. It’s worse when you learn that the death was preventable. Caleb Hamm, elite member of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s “Hot Shot” firefighting team, collapsed while working far away from his colleagues, [...]

New Airborne Pathogen Risk for Workers?