OSHAC (The Occupational Safety and Health American Council) was formed in 2008 with the mission of eliminating preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. OSHAC offer a comprehensive range of globally-recognized, qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, Food and environmental management needs of all places of work.
In accordance with OSHAC, Basic principles of a safe workplace and safety philosophy, the primary objectives are:
Since there is no formal government approval or accreditation of certifying agencies, the value of a certification is determined by its acceptance and recognition. OSHAC helps keep all stakeholders safe by promoting home and community safety by safety excellence, innovation and advocacy.
Colleague Support, Good attitude necessary for successful return to work
Norwich, England A positive attitude and supportive co-workers are among the most important factors for a successful return to work for an employee who has been on leave for an injury or illness, according to researchers from the University of East Anglia and Uppsala University. Reviewing 79...
Court rules injured contract workers entitled to $2.5M in civil damages from employer
An appeals court recently upheld a decision that two contract agricultural employees was entitled to $2.5 million in civil damages from the sugarcane farm where they were working. The farm’s insurers argued that the farm had immunity from the lawsuit, saying the contract workers were...
Hand-washing habits improve when flu season hits, survey shows
Menomonee Falls, WI To help fend off viruses, more Americans practice improved hand hygiene washing more frequently, more thoroughly or for a longer duration than they did a decade ago, according to the results of a recent study.For its 10th annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey, Bradley Corp....