Posts Tagged ‘Workplace-Fatalities’

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Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and...Read More...

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Workers Standing Down For Fall Safety

More than one million workers expected to “Stand-Down” for OSHA fall safety...Read More...

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OSHA Announces National Stand-Down For Fall Prevention In Construction

The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with...Read More...

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OSHA To Focus On Cell Tower Employees After Increase In Worksite Fatalities

OSHA is concerned about the alarming increase in preventable injuries and fatalities at communication tower worksites. In 2013, 13 fatalities occurred in this industry, more than in the previous two years combined. This disturbing trend appears to be continuing, with four worker deaths occurring in the first five weeks of...Read More...

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Fatal Occupational Injuries Decrease In 2012

Last year, 4,383 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,693 fatal work injuries in...Read More...

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Solis Speaks Out On Fatal Occupational Injuries In 2011

In a statement regarding the slightly lower number workplace fatalities for 2011, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis said, "We will continue to collaborate with employers, workers, labor leaders, and safety and health professionals to ensure that every American who clocks in for a shift can make it home safe and sound at the end of the...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Zombie Safety Tips For Working Teens

The free Halloween themed online game takes players through a variety of workplaces and risks to illustrate how to work safely and avoid becoming a...Read More...

New Program To Protect Workers From Hazards In Primary Metals Industries

New Program To Protect Workers From Hazards In Primary Metals Industries

The purpose of this NEP is to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to harmful chemical and physical hazards in establishments producing metal...Read More...

Worker Safety: Still A Very Real Concern

Worker Safety: Still A Very Real Concern

Next week, ASSE celebrates NAOSH Week, which runs May 1-7, and Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day on May...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...