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Foodborne Bacteria Table

Because foodborne illness symptoms are often flu-like, many people may not recognize that the illness is caused by harmful bacteria or other pathogens in food.

Safety and Health Standards: Occupational Safety and Health – OSH Act

OSHA standards may require that employers adopt certain practices, means, methods, or processes reasonably necessary and appropriate to protect workers on the job. Employers must comply with all applicable OSHA standards and provide workers with a workplace that does not have serious hazards.

Developing a Heat Stress Prevention Program

Understanding the potential harm caused by working in high temperatures is only the first step when it comes to protecting your employees. The next...

2016 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)

Get the printed version - just released! New additions, revisions, and updates make the 2016 ERG the most essential ever.

Table of Foodborne Illness Types

Comprehensive table of foodborne disease-causing organisms, signs and symptoms, and food sources that frequently cause illness in the United States.

USDA Halting Import of Fresh Brazilian Beef

As of June 2017, the USDA is halting the import of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products. Specifically, concerns include “public health concerns, sanitary conditions, and animal health issues.”

States Requiring OSHA 10 Hour and/or 30 Hour Training

Comprehensive list with details references of which states require OSHA 10 & 30 HR certifications. Some states - along with some employers and organizations - have enacted laws mandating the 10 and/or 30 hour OSHA training requirements.