Safety & Security

OSHA Releases Top 10 Workplace Safety Citations

Employers failing to communicate hazardous chemicals in the work place once again was found by OSHA to be the leading safety citation in the general industry category, according to OSHA's Top 10 most frequently cited standards for 2010 that mirrored those released last year.

No Easy Answer for Reducing Bullying on School Buses

A representative from the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center said pupil transporters are presented with a host of challenges including high costs and increased liability when attempting to tackle the problem of student bullying and harassment on board school buses.

NAPT, First Student Remind About School Bus Safety Week

CINCINNATI -- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are 13 times safer than passenger cars and nearly 10 times safer than walking or biking to school. Unfortunately, cell phones, texting devices and mp3 players can distract students, presenting a risk as they walk to and board the school bus. First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, joins the National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT) to recognize School Bus Safety Week, October 18-22, by reminding both students and motorists to eliminate distractions, be alert around school buses and remain in view of the school bus driver.