In general, OSHA's view on robot safety is that if the employer is meeting the requirements of ANSI/RIA R15.06, the manufacturer has no issues.
The agency estimates that the new rule will save more than 600 lives and prevent more than 900 cases of silicosis each year.
If we are going to truly redefine the comfort zone of today's worker, it will require technological advances to gloves along with improved education around safety practices and a far more thoughtful, proactive approach to changing behavior and breaking counterproductive habits.
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Laboratories' ventilation systems make up the majority of Northwestern University's electricity demand.
Marijuana is an impairing drug that has become substantially more potent since recreational use came into play, with some products containing upwards of 60 percent THC.
Gloves should always fit the hands of the workers they belong to for best results. Skin care programs work the same way.
When we take a holistic view of eye safety by considering the manufacturer, the products and the individual workers who rely on them, we can make great strides toward reducing occupational eye injuries.
When lifting an object to above shoulder height, the core and stabilizer muscles become less efficient, so we change our body mechanics and the risk of shoulder injury increases dramatically.
AEDs are simple to use. If you are a trained responder who finds someone unconscious and not breathing normally or not breathing at all, the procedure for use is simple.
Assess what you've done to address those repetitive injuries that hamper different employees. The real question here is, have you been singing the same song with just slightly different lyrics?
For a long time, I've been hearing this standard described as a true and much-needed game changer for workplace safety and health.
At work, management creates an environment that either motivates or demotivates people.