Six people died and 12 more were injured in a preventable incident at a poultry plant last January. In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard details OSHA's investigation and dives into workplace violence, COVID-19 vaccination mandates and more.
Leaving the worksite pain free for activities outside of work is critical for a healthy worker and a safer jobsite.
Preventing injury and loss of life is undeniably the number one reason to strengthen any safety program.
Occupational hazards require continuous assessment and evaluation to ensure the sustainment of zero hazard occurrences.
The construction industry continues to be the most dangerous in which to work in America.
You need a plan of action for your crews to follow in the event of a fall.
Management should uncover emergency safety shower procedures and equipment that are not doing the job sufficiently or correctly.
Heavy duty industrial vacuum cleaners can eliminate the need to enter confined spaces for cleaning, reducing hazards and costs in a variety of ways.
It’s important to understand the factors that most frequently contribute to construction site fires so that needed steps to minimize associated risks can be taken.
The respiratory protection standard includes a requirement for a medical clearance for required use of tight-fitting respirators and for some specific respirators even with voluntary use.
Because construction was specifically excluded from following the general industry confined space standard, OSHA would have to cite concerns in the construction industry under several different areas.
Sustained use of vibrating machinery can lead to severe cases of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome that can be both debilitating and irreversible.
Each industry has its own unique hazards, making the search for a face covering difficult.
Manufacturers have begun combining the newest innovations and technologies to suit specific applications and industries.
In rare instances, procedures like LOTO are overlooked due to blatant disregard.
High-level leadership has always been a heightened challenge; even more so during these times.
Communication is key when it comes to success in the workplace.
It’s no surprise there is an increase in leading organizations transitioning into digital worksites.
Labs are often home for some of the most dangerous hazards. Here’s how employees can stay safe.
As safety professionals, we need to always consider the electrical issue as it relates to lockout/tagout.
TAV Holdings Inc. faces $112,212 in proposed penalties.
Although there were less people out and about during quarantine, traffic deaths spiked by 7.2 percent last year.
The Illinois Department of Labor and OSHA highlight ways to address violence issues in the workplace.
The delta variant is spreading at a rapid pace and causing COVID-19 cases to soar, leading the mask mandate to make a comeback.
The U.S. is seeing an increase in weekly COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant.
What's a PSIF and why is it so important to the safety of your facility? In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Fastenal's Joseph Solheid to define this term and describe how safety professionals can use it to their advantage.
OSHA finds these companies have a total of 59 safety and health violations.
OSHA investigation finds that safety procedures could have prevented the tragedy.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a new partnership between NIOSH and ASA to protect temporary workers, new data on the latest decline in life expectancy and research that shows heat-related injuries might be significantly underreported.