If workers are truly at risk from excessive vibration, steps can be taken to reduce or eliminate that risk altogether, including purchasing new tools that vibrate less and maintaining them to a high standard of performance.
For employers, especially those with workers in safety-sensitive positions, it is critical to identify illicit drug users.
According to NIOSH, equipment showcased in it “may also support a retailer’s growing internet sales that depend on moving large quantities of merchandise often with fewer employees.”
Failure to act in a cardiac emergency can result in a preventable death.
Two-thirds of SCA deaths occur without any prior indications of heart disease.
Match the level of cut protection to that of the immediate hazard level at hand.
The accident occurred at an auto parts manufacturer in Pell City, Ala.
Given the health hazards caused by H2S, it is of the utmost importance to select a respirator that allows for appropriate protection based on the work environment and correlating standards and guidelines that vary globally.
This is an essential PPE category, of course. Leadership from the top and from the employee ranks is vital for maintaining a successful program.
Area monitors can be placed to create a buffer between hazards and people, so they know what they are heading into or what is coming their way.
It was the second explosion in four months at the plant, according to OSHA.
The 239 passengers and crew on board have been declared dead, but the recovery operation continues.
An OSHA inspection led to more than a dozen serious violations against Xpedited Services LLC.
The Arizona Department of Health Services' director issued a call to action Jan. 28, asking all Arizonans to be up to date on their vaccinations. He reported more than 1,000 contacts have been identified for the seven measles cases in Arizona as of that date.
Caldwell-based Superior Steel Products Inc. did not protect employees from hazards related to the use of forklifts, and OSHA investigators also discovered confined space, flammable liquid, and respiratory hazards, according to an agency news release.
The blast killed a temporary worker and critically injured another.
The two agreements apply to construction workers in San Antonio and to workplaces nationwide.
The National Safety Council cited his research on human factors and programs to reduce impaired driving casualties.
OSHA has cited Lone Star Management following the accident.
Dr. Margaret Chan said "well-functioning health systems are the cushion that keeps sudden shocks from reverberating throughout the fabric that holds societies together, ripping them apart."