The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.
More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.
This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.
OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.
Falls from ladders are the highest cause of injury and death in industry and construction sites. Of those falls, most of them occur near the top of the ladder when a worker attempts to climb onto a roof surface or back onto the ladder.