Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

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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... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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.... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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Fatal Occupational Injuries Decrease In 2012

Last year, 4,383 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,693 fatal work injuries in... ...Read More...

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Wal-Mart Signs Corporate-Wide Settlement With US Labor Department

Agreement resolves OSHA citations at Rochester, NY, store following 2011... ...Read More...

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OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and... ...Read More...