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It's more important than ever for employers to stay focused on OSHA regulations—not only to avoid citations and costly fines, but also to protect the organization's most valuable asset, the employees.
You don't want to wear gloves that will burn, catch fire or not protect from heat. Beyond sustained injuries, ignoring the need for proper electrical PPE can result in huge fines.
As a safety manager, an HR director, or a company executive, remaining confused and silent toward the issue of legal marijuana may prove to be a very costly mistake for you and your company.
Hand usage can affect cumulative trauma soft-tissue issues in the arms, neck, shoulders, and back.
Following a five-step plan helps you design a program to protect your team from sudden cardiac arrest.
Lack of understanding of OSHA machine guard regulations continues to make machine safeguarding one of OSHA's Top 10 violations.
They are another tool in the musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention toolbox.
The agency recommends a recommended exposure limit of 5 ppb for diacetyl as a time-weighted average for up to 8 hours/day during a 40-hour work week and a short-term exposure limit of 25 parts per billion for a 15-minute time period.
The more information you have about your own organization and workforce, the better the insight into how to reduce hazards to an acceptable level.
Here's what EHS pros need to know about machine safeguarding.
BLS reported there were 23,730 eye injuries requiring time away from work in 2014, or 6 percent of all lost-time cases in private industry and state and local government employment.
Most organizations, both at the corporate and local site level can only effectively manage and execute against four to five major priorities per year.
Two methods for change may appear to have comparable components, even be called by similar terms, but may actually be done very differently. And everyone knows the difference.
Dedication, communication, training, effective management and disciplinary action when necessary, and adherence to best practices and current standards are part of the answer.