Posts Tagged ‘Workplace-Fatalities’

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

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)

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...

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...

OSHA Proposes New Worker Protection Rulemaking

The proposed rulemaking would require improved worker protection from tripping, slipping, and falling hazards on walking and working surfaces.... ...Read More...

Stronger Criminal Enforcement for Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Change to Win Health and Safety Coordinator Eric Frumin called for stronger criminal sanctions for ignoring safety hazards that lead to a worker's death or serious... ...Read More...