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OSHA Citation on Workplace Violence at Facility Affirmed by Federal Judge

OSHA Citation on Workplace Violence at Psychiatric Treatment Facility Affirmed by Federal Judge

The facility in Colorado was cited in 2019 for exposing workers to violence hazards.

Investigation After Worker Death Leads to Citations, Proposed Penalties of $337K

Investigation After Worker Death Leads to Citations, Proposed Penalties of $337K for Company

The waste disposal company was cited for 18 citations and was placed in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

Discovering the Real Problem in Health and Safety and How to Solve It

Discovering the Real Problem in Health and Safety and How to Solve It

Leaders at all levels should lead by example.



The Benefits of On-Site Programs

The Benefits of On-Site Health Clinics

These worksite clinics can be a great tool for employers and employees.

Steps to Create a Workplace Safety Campaign

Steps to Create a Workplace Safety Campaign

A workplace safety campaign can contribute to an increase in health and safety.

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Episode 155

Making Safety a Core Value in the Workplace

Not having safety as a core value could be more detrimental than even trying to make it a core value to begin with. So, what are you waiting for?

2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part Two: Indoor Fall Protection

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2022 OSHA Inspection Prep Part Two: Indoor Fall Protection

In our first installment of this series, we discussed how to prepare your rooftop for an unexpected OSHA inspection. With this edition, we’re turning our lens to your facility's interior, as indoor fall protection is just as critical as the fall safety on your rooftop.

Selecting the Proper PPE

Selecting the Proper PPE

The type of PPE an employee needs depends on the job and hazards.

Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazard at Wood Crate and Pallet Facility, Officials Say

Workers Exposed to Amputation Hazard at Wood Crate and Pallet Facility, Officials Say

The company was cited for serious and repeat violations.

ASSP SafetyFOCUS Sessions Hosted October 2022

The sessions will take place in person and online October 24-28.

NSC Partners with Nonprofit to Help Reduce Workplace Injuries with Technology

NSC Partners with Nonprofit to Help Reduce Workplace Injuries with Technology

NSC and Safetytech Accelerator will work to help reduce the number of musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs.

OSHA Cites Company for Multiple Hazards, Proposes $480K in Penalties

OSHA Cites Company for Multiple Hazards, Proposes $480K in Penalties

Workers were exposed to machine hazards, struck-by hazards and others, OSHA says.

LA Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

LA Contractor Cited After Worker Fatally Injured from Fall

The worker fell 30 feet through a skylight while working on a roof.

Ammonia Leak at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Facility Leads to Citations

Ammonia Leak at Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Facility Leads to Citations

Workers were required to evacuate following the ammonia leak in January.

Colorado Site Recognized With “Star” Status Under VPP

Colorado Site Recognized With “Star” Status Under VPP

Onward Energy has two other locations in the Voluntary Protections Program.

Two Ohio Family Dollar Locations Face Multiple Citations

Two Ohio Family Dollar Locations Face Multiple Citations

The proposed penalties for both stores total over $1,200,000.

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

Episode 154

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

Hand protection has come a long way since workers first used their hands.

PPE Innovations—What’s in It For You?

PPE Innovations—What’s in It For You?

The safety industry continues to shift with the latest technology built to last.

Digital Transformation’s Role in Construction Safety

Digital Transformation’s Role in Construction Safety

Paperwork may not be the hottest topic in construction, but don’t dismiss it so easily.

How the Foundation of Your Success Lies in the Health of Your Employees’ Feet

How the Foundation of Your Success Lies in the Health of Your Employees’ Feet

Feet are the foundation of wellness in any employee.

Recognizing Change, and Knowing Who to Tell

Recognizing Change, and Knowing Who to Tell

Implementing Management of Change procedures at your facility can help prevent incidents.

Building a Chemical Emergency Toolkit

Building a Chemical Emergency Toolkit

It can be difficult to keep track of chemical hazards in your facility.

The Last Line of Defense

The Last Line of Defense

Sometimes PPE is needed to ensure healthy employees.

How Supply Chain Disruption Compromises Employee Safety

How Supply Chain Disruption Compromises Employee Safety

We have been confronted with the reality of supply chain disruption.

Evolution of Safety on Construction Sites—Physical and Mental

Evolution of Safety on Construction Sites—Physical and Mental

The meaning of safety in construction has started to evolve.

How to Implement a Safety Management Program at Your Construction Firm

How to Implement a Safety Management Program at Your Construction Firm

Start to think about safety as a comprehensive program.

Five Common Pitfalls to Avoid with Emergency Safety Showers and Eyewashes Gas

Five Common Pitfalls to Avoid with Emergency Safety Showers and Eyewashes Gas

Don’t let these common mistakes allow your emergency equipment to suffer.

Diving Into Construction Safety, Headfirst

Diving Into Construction Safety, Headfirst

The importance of preventing traumatic brain injury in the construction industry.

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

The Progression of Hand Protection: Guarding Your Most Valuable Tools

Hand protection has come a long way since the first workers used their hands to operate.