A report by the Health and Safety executive shows that self-employed workers in the Agricultural and Construction sectors were the most prone to fatal injuries in the 2018-2019 year.
As parts of New York City were plunged into darkness this weekend, emergency communications were upheld by standards that are set in place to avoid disaster in power outages.
Self-guided bulldozers and mining trucks are being developed with advanced artificial intelligence to prevent equipment from colliding with human workers.
Risks of heat exposure, falls, electrical safety and other hazards tend to be highest during July, August and September.
Workers are now protected from ‘adverse employment action’ for being medical marijuana users, but employers can prohibit cannabis use at the workplace.
Gladiator Rooter & Plumbing and Gate Gourmet, Inc. were cited for serious accident-related health and safety violations last week after two employees were poisoned by carbon monoxide while working in a confined space.
The measure would require employers to give workers paid breaks in cool spaces, access to water and training on how to respond to symptoms of heat illness.
"Keep on top of the laws, they are changing as we speak," advised Eldeen Pozniak, a panelist at Safety 2019's panel discussion on marijuana legalization.
Training provided to workers must cover the physical and health hazards of chemicals in the work area and measures workers can take to protect themselves.
Include it in all of your safety topics . . . first aid, chemicals, materials handling. Do whatever is needed to ensure a working, well-documented, accurate program.
A hard hat is designed to protect from impacts that could damage the brain, so take its upkeep seriously.
Robotic hydrodemolition helps to simplify bridge repair.
High-level leadership is a continuing challenge. This is why it's critical to focus on nourishing/feeding/supporting people on all levels.
Tool manufacturers are improving all aspects of their tools, including the shape, size, weight, balance, torque, vibration, speed, and noise.
Mindlessness is habitual, automatic, repetitive behavior generally brought on by multi-tasking. It can directly impact an individual's overall wellness, stress level, listening skills, injury risk and safety, and more.
Today's safety professionals have more data at their fingertips than ever before, but simple hand lacerations continue to plague work sites, creating mountains of paperwork and productivity delays.
Utility workers need garments that not only provide protection from arc hazards and foul weather, but also ensure that they can be seen by others, reducing the risk of visibility-related workplace accidents.
Today's welding helmets and PAPR advancements mean that the prospect for worker safety is brighter than ever.
Clear, systemized safety procedures and good practices will keep your patients and employees safe with fewer accidents.
Once a space is designated a permit-required confined space, it engages an extra level of planning and preparation to mitigate the potential hazards.
The confined space standards for both general industry and the construction industry place great emphasis on safety training.
Make sure the methods discussed for detecting the presence or release of chemicals line up with the specific chemicals and hazards you have at your facility.
Respirators, when used correctly, can be an effective layer of protection for many tasks in and around a chemical plant.
You should strive to select the best CPC for worker protection.
Think of your hard hat as a walking billboard promoting your company and its safety principles.
It is important to make sure workers are made aware of any presumed asbestos-containing materials found in buildings if they were built and installed before the 1980s.
Companies should keep in mind that while standards are in place for a reason, exceeding them will always create a safer workplace.
We know how people misuse ladders, so we can add safety features to prevent the accidents from happening—even when they are misused.
Especially in the summer months, employee comfort is a critical factor as wearer comfort directly impacts a user's want-to-wear experience.
The right type of crane can make or break your project. These seven tips will help you make the right choice as quickly as possible.