Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’
Protecting Against The Dangers Of Carbon Monoxide ExposureMarch 27th, 2013
Every year, workers die from carbon monoxide poisoning, usually while using fuel-burning equipment and tools in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation. This can be especially true when employees use this type of equipment in indoor spaces that have been sealed tightly to block out cold temperatures and wind.
OSHA Guidance Document Helps Prevent Nail Gun InjuriesMarch 18th, 2013
New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries. (Free download
Employers Prompted To Post Injury And Illness SummariesFebruary 11th, 2013
The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.
OSHA Issues Plan To Help Reduce Injuries And Illnesses At High Hazard WorkplacesJanuary 9th, 2013
In addition to the SST program, OSHA implements both national and local emphasis inspection programs, which include programmed inspections, to target high-risk hazards and
OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2012 AnnouncedOctober 24th, 2012
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year
OSHA Reaches Fire Safety Settlement With Mohawk IndustriesSeptember 27th, 2012
The agreement resolves citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in June 2011 for violations found at the company’s manufacturing facility in Johnstown, OH.
Regulation Enforcement Helps Fall Protection Equipment Market Outpace EconomySeptember 10th, 2012
The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of
Updates To OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement ProgramAugust 28th, 2012
OSHA has published removal criteria for employers from the Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP). In the event an employer fails to adhere to the terms and provisions of the agreement, the employer will remain in the program for an additional three years and will then be reevaluated.
August 27-31: Labor Rights Week 2012August 27th, 2012
In honor of Labor Rights Week, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis says, "Making America’s workplaces safe and fair for everyone is the hallmark of Labor Rights Week. We’re committed to ensuring that workers are safe on the job and paid what they’re owed by