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U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities.
To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the beginning.
More than one million workers expected to “Stand-Down” for OSHA fall safety initiative.
UL’s New Science provides research and resources to help companies protect the health and safety of today’s changing workforce dynamics.
Company knowingly exposed workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site during renovation of former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center.
The stand-down is part of OSHA’s ongoing Fall Prevention Campaign, which was started in 2012 and was developed in partnership with NIOSH.
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 2014.
The agency has issued a 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces.
Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of MSDSs.
OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses.