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In 2008, a worker was trampled to death while a mob of shoppers rushed through the doors of a large store to take advantage of an after-Thanksgiving Day Black Friday sales event. The store was not using OSHA recommended crowd management measures.
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a new edition of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual, one of a series of measures to improve OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program that were announced in August.
This grant program is an important component of OSHA’s efforts to provide workers in high-risk industries with training about job hazards and their rights.
Falls from ladders are the highest cause of injury and death in industry and construction sites. Of those falls, most of them occur near the top of the ladder when a worker attempts to climb onto a roof surface or back onto the ladder.
Secretary of Labor prompts businesses to “Tell workers what to look for to spot the signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke in themselves and their co-workers, and make sure they know what to do in an emergency.”
OSHA has issued Small Entity Compliance Guide for Cranes and Derricks in Construction to help businesses comply with the recently published Cranes and Derricks in Construction rule.
OSHA has recognized the International Code Council (ICC) 2009 International Fire Code as an alternate compliance option for means of egress.
Grainger shares several tips to help workers in and around facilities stay cool this summer.
Any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel, or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan Attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr.
Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.