Keeping all skilled workers within the workplace for as long as possible should be a high priority to any business.
The fatality rate for oil and gas workers is seven times higher than other industries, according to the CDC.
OSHA’s silica standard addresses many aspects of workplace protection, including having a written plan, environmental monitoring, housekeeping, training and use of respirators.
Relatively few people get formal training, while the public generally perceives that only formally trained people can do CPR.
Why is HazCom such a sand trap for compliance citations?
Testing is an essential part of ensuring that emergency systems work.
Even with rigorous safety protocols in place, the bones and tissues in the back of the hand remain particularly vulnerable to impact injuries.
Here are a few things to look for in a safety footwear provider.
It makes good sense to have an adaptable, durable, highly functional alert system in place from the first phase of construction to the last.
It is well-known that airborne carcinogens cause various lung and kidney diseases and liver problems, and prolonged exposure can even result in various cancers.
Companies that don’t recognize the risks of combustible dust and fail to mitigate them are quite literally playing with fire.
The new year can be a promising one for hand safety—but only if employers and workers seriously consider the implications of hand injuries and proper personal protective gloves.
According to a report from the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, construction workers have the highest rate of brain injuries among U.S. workers—both fatal and non-fatal.
This year, safety professionals will have access to a wider array of safety technologies than ever before and the widespread adoption of tech will transform safety programs for the better.
The proposed fiscal year budget for 2020 includes a slight bump in financial support for the Occupational Health & Safety Administration.
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