Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

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New Approaches To Workplace Health And Safety

UL's New Science provides research and resources to help companies protect the health and safety of today's changing workforce... [...]

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Olivet Management Faces $2.3M In OSHA Fines

Company knowingly exposed workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site during renovation of former Harlem Valley Psychiatric... [...]

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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... [...]

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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... [...]

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OSHA Targets Reduction Of Injuries, Illnesses At Hazardous Workplaces

The agency has issued a 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard... [...]

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of... [...]

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OSHA Extends Comment Period On Proposed Workplace Injuries And Illnesses Reporting

OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and... [...]

At the Tampa Bay Buccaneers training facility, walkway pads on the roof not only minimize the risk of falls, but also delineate pathways to equipment. The 145,000 square foot sports facility opened in August 2006. (Photo: Firestone Building Products)

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.... [...]

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: GHS Hazard Communication Training from Grainger

This online training course helps companies train their employees to meet OSHA’s December 1 training requirement deadline regarding the Globally Harmonized System... [...]

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Government Shutdown 2013: The Fate Of OSHA Operations

What lies ahead for OSHA? It's difficult to predict what the next few hours/days/weeks will hold for the... [...]