The Brooklyn, N.Y., store was cited for exit access and fall and chemical hazards.
These conferences take place every other year; more than 2,200 people participated in the fourth one, which took place Dec. 2-3, 2014.
The NSC has provided tips to stay safe in a news release.
The citations come after a 21-year-old worker was fatally crushed at an auto parts supply plant.
Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee thanked the commission's members and staff for their work, as well as affected residents and first responders. He is proposing a transportation package that includes $36 million for landslide mitigation measures, funding for advanced LiDAR imagery, and risk analysis for priority areas.
The Baytown, Texas, company faces $126,000 in proposed fines.
In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.
In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.
An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.
The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.
Michelle Baxter is the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Safe Work Australia. In her video message, Baxter encourages workplaces across Australia to get involved in Safety Month this October.
Although "Do Not Enter" and "Wrong Way" signs already are in place along freeway off-ramps, new and larger versions of such signs have been installed and will be studied along the exit ramps at six freeway interchanges in Arizona, this July 2014 video from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows. Signs are placed lower on their posts to test whether that could help in alerting confused or impaired wrong-way drivers.
Crews also are adding pavement markers in the shape of large arrows pointing the right way along the exit ramps. Those pavement markers have reflectors to display the color red as a warning to any driver going the wrong way on a ramp. The reflectors are already in use as part of the lane markings on freeways.
This boating safety public service announcement detailing various important topics to keep everyone safe on the water was created by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist David Glaser.
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