Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

OSHA Statement Regarding Lost Work Days for 2009

OSHA Statement Regarding Lost Work Days for 2009

According to the BLS, the number of reported nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases that required days away from work to recuperate decreased by 9% in 2009 for private industry, state, and local government. (Note, this number reflects a decrease in construction and overall...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE/NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Parking And Public Perception

WEB EXCLUSIVE/NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Parking And Public Perception

With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and...Read More...

Watch That Step!

Watch That Step!

You're much safer whizzing down the highway than walking through the entrance at work. So says Liberty Mutual's Workplace Safety...Read More...

Study: Students Avoid School Toilets

Study: Students Avoid School Toilets

Nearly 40% of secondary school girls reported ''holding it in'' so they didn't have to go to the toilet. And 16% of secondary school boys reported "bad things" happening in the toilets, making them wary of going in...Read More...

Equipping Artistic Expression

Equipping Artistic Expression

Aggreko, a global company specializing in rental power, cooling, heating, and oil-free compressed air, recently played an integral part in what could have been an explosive piece of artwork....Read More...

HeatTrak Expands Distributor Network

HeatTrak Expands Distributor Network

The manufacturer of portable heated matting products has added four partners to its distribution...Read More...

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Refrigerant Safety Standards

The 2010 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards have been published as a package with 14 new refrigerant blends added....Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Going Up?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Going Up?

This past week, there were two interesting elevator related news items. The first was a piece examining elevator rider body posture. The second explained the safest way to survive a free fall in an...Read More...

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

New research supported by ASHRAE indicates that non-chemical devices (NCD) marketed to control the growth of biological agents may not materially reduce biological...Read More...

17 Years After The Chicken Plant Fire (from The Workplace Safety Council)

17 Years After The Chicken Plant Fire (from The Workplace Safety Council)

On September 3, 1991 a fire in the Imperial Foods chicken processing plant in Hamlet, NC, claimed 25 lives and injured 54 employees. Locked emergency exits made it difficult for employees to exit the building during the fire....Read More...