The decision by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to withdraw its emergency temporary standard requiring workers at firms that employ 100 or more people to be vaccinated or tested weekly comes after the Supreme Court signaled its strong support for legal challenges filed by the Associated General Contractors of America and other entities against the measure.
The University of Pittsburgh received an award from the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) to conduct testing that will allow them to build a model of friction performance with the long-term goal of innovating high-friction flooring to prevent occupational slips and falls. The TCNA will provide insight and facilitate the research, using its Product Performance Testing Laboratory.
With two cushion thicknesses, two knee-seat widths and 18 lengths, the custom fit of ProKnee's Model 0714/0714E kneepads create even weight distribution through its patented shin support system that takes weight off the joints and spreads it out over the length of the shins, reducing direct pressure on the knees and forcing the user to use proper kneeling techniques that can preserve knee health and aid current knee conditions.
The Construction Industry Safety Coalition issued a statement on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's decision to apply an Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 only to the healthcare industry.