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Originally developed at OSHA’s request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast.
OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards.
The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP’s president.
Personal protective equipment can be incorporated as preventive measures.
According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.
Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. Find out how well you did on the quiz.
How many wrong answers are permissible? In the workplace: zero. Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. For answers to the quiz, check back on 5/2/12.
It doesn’t take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA inspection.
OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due 12/20/10.
OSHA is updating the references in its regulations to reflect more recent editions of the applicable national consensus standards that incorporate advances in technology.