The agency's inspectors served more than 200 stop work notices during a month-long inspection initiative. The most common failure they found was employers' not providing basic safety measures for employees working at height -- 42 percent of all enforcement notices served cited this.
Here's how to create and execute a reliable fall protection and rescue plan.
OSHA has cited the Jacksonville, Fla., company for one willful violation.
The FR apparel manufacturer's resolutions will help workers and safety managers make sure their safety clothing, equipment, and procedures work as hard as they do in 2015.
The hazards occurred during framing of new residential units in Omaha, Neb.
The site was developed by faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis and supported by CPWR (the Center for Construction Research and Training) through a NIOSH cooperative agreement.
Austal USA LLC has been cited three times by OSHA in the past five years.
Southern Grouts and Mortars Inc. has been cited for eight violations after OSHA's Fort Worth area office investigated.
This lightweight, yet strong, harness was designed specifically for day-to-day wear on drilling or service rigs, and in oil fields. It’s 20% lighter than similar competitive harnesses, yet features multiple Back D-ring connections and enhanced lumbar padding for increased comfort and support. Available with a Seat Sling, Bos’n Chair, or without a seat attachment.
Werner Fall Protection System's Blue Armour adjustable harnesses features WebAlert Inspectable webbing with contrasting colored fibers embedded in the harness and a lanyard structure to provide an instant visual indication of wear, impact or damage.
This triple-glazed, panelized aluminium clad structure is taking its place among London's growing family of iconic architectural statements. And CH2M HILL - as structural engineers - has been tasked with ensuring the whole structural steel skeleton is designed and erected with the precision befitting such an important building. Aside from the 177m building's peculiar shape -- it bows outward at its upper echelons -- the structure will boast London's highest public park. The Sky Garden, as it has been dubbed, will allow Londoners to enjoy panoramic views of the capital.
This MSA video shows two workers alternately ascending and then descending a caged ladder to reach a work platform. They’re using the Workman SRL to be safe in case of a fall during the ascent or descent.
Scott Lahmers, a technical specialist with ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, narrates this 2013 video made from photographs he took as the last escalator was being installed in the One World Trade Center in Manhattan.
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