Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DVSC’s New Jersey and Delaware facilities are currently closed. We will provide another update once a reopen date has been determined on our website, social media and email.
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Understanding how you are feeling and how you can mitigate your circumstances helps in dealing with this crisis. Adrienne Selko MAR 20, 2020 I work for a great company. In addition to providing us the necessary information on how best to protect ourselves...read more
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DVSC's New Jersey and Delaware facilities are currently closed. We will provide another update once a reopen date has been determined on our website, social media and email. If you are scheduled for an exam through Pearson...read more
The EPA has released a list of 82 registered disinfectant products that have been qualified for use against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Asymptomatic Carriers Products on the list...read more
U.S. Department of Labor | March 9, 2020 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today published “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” to help companies respond in the event of...read more
Learn how to ensure your contractors share your commitment to safety. Contractors fill one of every five jobs in the United States and are expected to make up nearly half our workforce within the next decade. They bring with them varying degrees of...read more
Media reports of a respiratory illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus are pervasive and relentless. How concerned should employers be about infections at your workplace or jobsite? By the end of January, the Centers for Disease Control and...read more
There's a gap between at-home and workplace fire safety knowledge. While stop, drop, and roll! is an elementary school mantra and every homeowner has had to fan the fumes of a burnt pizza from the smoke detector, there's a serious gap in employees' fire...read more
Each year, countless accidents, injuries, and fatalities occur as a result of missing personal protective equipment (PPE) or the failure to properly wear the provided PPE. PPE minimizes exposure to biological, chemical, physical, safety, and ergonomic...read more
While forces affecting the workplace change rapidly—an aging workforce, new work arrangements, and state adoption of medical and recreational marijuana laws—regulatory changes move at a slower pace. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health...read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces safety standards for the workplace. It’s a simple job description but a huge undertaking. And given that negative attitudes toward the agency are pervasive among U.S. employers and...read more
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