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Bottom line, it is best to find a solution that strikes the appropriate balance between hearing protection and situational awareness.
Remember that ignorance of these regulations will not work as a defense of an OSHA citation or when answering questions in a tort case following an electrocution.
You can avoid the downfalls of snowfalls by hiring a reputable contractor.
The conflict between employers' love affair with effective safety incentive programs and OSHA’s concern that those same programs may encourage under-reporting has gone on virtually since the OSH Act became law in April 1971.
You already have many of the tools in place to achieve lofty corporate safety goals; what is needed is the spark.
Wet dust filters not only ensure regulatory compliance, but also can improve workers' comfort and production flow.
The main risk is the person doing something unexpectedly themselves, like making a mistake. People don't evaluate that kind of risk very well or very readily.
Employees must have a clear understanding of whom to go to with a complaint and how this is to be reported. There should be no confusion.
Manufacturers that make tools and equipment for use in offices and industrial settings can play a significant role in helping to minimize WMSDs.
Here's a brief look into one company's gas detection program in the year 2021.
When a safety manager explains what PPE he or she is recommending and why, that should be persuasive, says orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gregory C. Berlet, who sees the damage a severe crush injury leaves behind.
Without a doubt. A total of 81 deaths in 2008 in our sector were attributable to transportation-related incidents. Workplace violence and assaults ranked second.
Historic Reading Railroad Terminal is the site of the National Safety Congress & Expo’s long-awaited return to Philadelphia.
Forklift fleet and operator management systems can improve warehouse operations' safety.
Hazmat handlers need more than just HazCom training. Incorporating required elements from OSHA, EPA, and DOT works well.
Jackie Gillan, president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, has high hopes for increasing highway safety through the pending surface transportation bill.
Some companies see LOTO as a burden. But it is a competitive advantage to those willing to develop a program that is not only safe and compliant, but also highly efficient.
Researchers are showing a renewed interest in studying workload factors and looking for efficient ways to evaluate it.
Malcolm Gladwell referred to "The Law of the Few" -- that it takes only a few of the right people to champion an idea that virally ignites change.