Good shoes make better employees.
In the next five years, we'll see sustainability in commercial projects moving from a luxury to a requirement. Examining your product and its performance now will put you ahead of the curve.
Looking at most "world class" health and safety organizations, technology plays a vital role in their success. They view software as one of many tools, not the sole solution.
While hands may be protected with gloves, arms without proper protection are vulnerable to cuts, abrasions, and burns.
I recommend four ergonomic objectives that can apply to any company member who walks, lifts, pushes, uses tools, pulls, climbs or just sits or stands in place.
Workers are speaking loud and clear—with increased cut risks abundant in today’s machinery-heavy workspaces, cut protection can be as critical a factor as chemical protection.
Employers must evaluate their first aid response and preparedness programs based not only on OSHA compliance, but the needs of their workplace and employees.
Test results demonstrate that an employee is indeed safer while wearing a pair of safety-toed shoes.
This year's Trends Study said the largest number of net increases reported by respondents was for including wellness components in their programs.
Hot work should not be done where flammable vapors or combustible materials exist. Both the work and the equipment being used by the welder should be placed outside any hazardous area.
A Job Hazard Analysis is the most critical part of the job—this gives us an opportunity to go in the field with operations and review, recognize, and control hazards at the job site or in the area.
Because the damage caused by chemical fertilizers is often long-term and cumulative, it may be wiser to consider alternative and sustainable methods of fertilizing the soil.
Great customer service never goes out of style.
Culture will be why your compliance or advanced efforts fail. It will also be why your overall strategy succeeds or fails.
Is your plant prepared for pressurized flammable liquids and pressurized gas fires?
Just because a poison or inhibitor wasn't applied directly to the instrument doesn’t mean that it may not have been exposed to something while in a tool box, storage locker, or anywhere else gas detection equipment may be stored.
The company was cited by OSHA for using an improper lifting device and for failing to train employees on lifting equipment hazards. The company’s citations include one willful and three serious violations, and proposed penalties totaling $151,352.
“By coming together, these leaders will advance food safety for controlled environment growers and for the fresh produce industry as a whole, which in turn will benefit consumers and public health,” says Bob Whitaker, Ph.D, Produce Marketing Association's chief science and technology officer.
According to city officials, the center will be a safe place for people under the influence of drugs and alcohol to sober up and receive short-term medical and social interventions, medical screening and monitoring, and referrals to behavioral health and social services.
The NSC believes a full ban on use of electronic devices while driving is the best way to keep drivers safe. While many states have implemented partial distracted driving laws, data collected by NSC shows that other states are behind in addressing the issue.
PG&E is working closely with first responders, civic and community leaders, and customers for this program. Their goal is to reduce wildfire threats and improve safety before the wildfire season begins in Northern and Central California.
Anne Armstrong Cusack, Michigan Agency for Energy acting executive director, says the contest "is a chance to celebrate leaders in innovation all over the state. Past winners have cut energy usage without sacrificing productivity or comfort. They have seen firsthand that the cheapest, most reliable, and greenest energy is the energy you don't need."
Guallpa was cited by OSHA for exposing employees to fall hazards of up to 25 feet, for ladder and head protection violations, and for failing to provide effective training. OSHA cited Guallpa for similar hazards in 2014 and 2015.
The eight-month test involved a waste transportation and storage cask fresh off the assembly line being loaded with three surrogate fuel rod assemblies from the United States, Spain, and South Korea and then traveling from Spain to Colorado and back again by truck, ship, and train.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is issuing an executive order declaring addiction and substance abuse to be a public health crisis in Oregon, and Canada’s minister of health announced new research projects and amendments to expand access to treatment options.
"The Fire Service was effectively 'outside the loop,' having no presence at the rendezvous point established by the Police, little awareness of what was happening at the Arena, and only a very limited and belated presence at Strategic Gold Command," the report on preparedness and emergency response after the May 2017 Manchester Arena suicide bombing says.
Between July 2014 and July 2016, 1,355 workers were injured in forklift incidents, a number that included three fatalities. Those incidents cost the New South Wales workers' compensation system more than $30.5 million.
According to the government's allegations, Alere received customer complaints that put it on notice that certain devices it sold produced erroneous results that had the potential to create false positives and false negatives that adversely affected clinical decision-making, but the company failed to take appropriate corrective actions until FDA inspections prompted a nationwide product recall in 2012.
On March 27, 1964, at 5:36 p.m., Alaska experienced the most powerful earthquake recorded in North American history and the second-largest earthquake recorded worldwide, with a magnitude of 9.2. The quake and subsequent tsunamis in Alaska, Oregon, and California killed 139 people and caused widespread property damage.
The key is using technology that allowing for access to electronic records onshore, giving inspectors significantly more time to inspect operations offshore and work to ensure safe operations at more than 2,200 facilities in the Gulf of Mexico.