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According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.


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According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.

employee safety

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. employee safety articles below.


July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Revised

The final rule on the standard was issued on March 26, 2012 and became effective on May 25, 2012.

OSHA Videos Demo Safe Respirator Use

The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their jobs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: NIOSH Lift Calculator by Humantech

This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.

New OSHA Inspection Program For Chemical Facilities

The program replaces OSHA's 2009 pilot Chemical Facility National Emphasis Program which covered several OSHA regions in the U.S.

Drug Safety In Healthcare Facilities Highlighted

Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Custom Printed Safety Vests

These employee garments from American Safety Vest increase the visibility of the wearer.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drive-Thru Unit From Berner International

This air curtain product is designed to keep car fumes away from workers at drive-thru windows, save energy, and create comfort.

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection devices.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: M-Pact T/M Glove

This product from Mechanix Wear, Inc. helps protect facilities maintenance staff.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: The Roller Coaster 2000-XT

The Roller Coaster™ 2000-XT from Highway Products aids workers in sliding cargo out of truck beds.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Quiet Dose From Howard Leight

This personal dosimeter measures and records a worker’s actual in-ear exposure to noise.

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