Posts Tagged ‘Safety’

September: National Preparedness Month

This September marks the seventh annual National Preparedness Month, and FEMA, the Red Cross, and many local communities are encouraging businesses to assess their respective levels of... ...Read More...

OSHA Cites SeaWorld for Killer Whale Accident

OSHA has cited SeaWorld of Florida LLC for three safety violations, including one classified as willful, following the death of an animal trainer in... ...Read More...

ASSE Comments On 2009 BLS Work Fatalities Reduction Report

ASSE passes along its condolences to the families of the 4,340 people who lost their lives last year due to on-the-job injuries, according to a report just released by the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Napo to the Rescue!

Napo films feature characters in the world of work, faced with safety issues. Using a cartoon style and wordless language, they blend education, cultural neutrality, and... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Waste Management, Recycling, and Diversion from IEA

The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and... ...Read More...

BP to Pay $50.6 Million Penalty for 2005 Refinery Explosion

Last week, OSHA announced that BP Products North America Inc. will pay a full penalty of $50.6 million stemming from the 2005 refinery explosion that killed 15 workers and injured 170... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Adhesive & Ink Remover From Daimer Industries

Daimer Industries Inc., a Woburn, MA- based supplier of cleaning products, has introduced Eco-Green® Adhesive & Ink Remover for Public Works operations. This industrial grade formula dissolves tough substances without the use of environmentally harmful fumes or ingredients. This dissolver uses food-grade components to eliminate tough substances, and its formulation was engineered to be fume-free and safe for cleaning staff and facility... ...Read More...

Statue Of Liberty Evacuated For Smoke

An automatic smoke/fire alarm was activated yesterday afternoon within the base of the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Little Did They Know…

No joke, in this board game from the 1970s called Offshore Oil Strike, each player has hazards like fire, blow-out, broken pipes, and much more to deal with in order to be declared the big winner.... ...Read More...

Resource Offers Access to Employee Protection Information

Workers who “blow the whistle” on prohibited or unlawful practices in the workplace as well as safety and health discrimination play an important role in assuring compliance with federal... ...Read More...