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This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.


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This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

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


Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

OSHA Aims To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer

#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.

$10.5M In Worker Safety And Health Training Grants Available

Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.

6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Announced

In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Worker Privacy

The rule eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit worker injury and illness information from two specific forms to OSHA each year.

Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace

More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations Of 2018

OSHA released its list of the year's most frequently cited workplace safety violations at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

OSHA Awards $9.3M In Training Grants

The workplace safety and health training grants will help 74 nonprofit organizations educate workers and job creators.

OSHA To Address Whistleblower Issues In Finance Industry

Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.

Watch For Roofing Risks

Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.

UPDATE: OSHA To Award $10.5M In Workplace Safety Training Grants

The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.

OSHA To Kick Off Safe + Sound Week

Over 200 organizations and businesses will partner with OSHA to promote the importance of workplace safety and health programs August 13-19.

Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.

Milwaukee OSHA Compliant Dust Box

Milwaukee Tool has built upon its M12 Universal HAMMERVAC Dust Extractor and M18 Dedicated HAMMERVAC designs with an updated dust box.

3M Online Hearing Conservation Resource

The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation provides articles and details about the seven elements of a hearing loss prevention program and more.

New California Workplace Safety Regulation Protects Hotel Housekeepers

This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.

Question Of The Week: What Is A Safety Walk-Around?

A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

OSHA Extends Compliance Date For Workplace Injury, Illness Reports

OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.

Four Winter Safety Tips For Your Workers And Facility

These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.

New OSHA Alliances Protect Workers From Grain Handling, Chemical Hazards

The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.

Overlooked Hazards, Risk Zones Cause Workplace Falls

Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.

Q&A: OSHA Regulations On Concrete Silica Dust

On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin enforcing its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to in a workday.

OSHA Revises Online Whistleblower Complaint Form

The revised online complaint form works to ensure a whistleblower can file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency for prompt action.

$10.5M Available For Workplace Safety Training

OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Are Reports That Trump Will Gut OSHA Rules Premature?

Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.

Need For Workplace Training In CPR And First Aid

American Heart Association survey finds many employees lack training to help during a health emergency — and at least half do not know where to find an AED in their facility.

FM Alert: Help Prevent Heat Illness From Striking Outdoor Workers

An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Communicating Building Safety Principles

In this Q&A, Facility Executive spoke with the safety, health, and environmental manager at Schneider Electric about communication as a key to success for building safety.

Werner Offers Training During OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.

OSHA Seeks Training Institute Education Center Applications

Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

J. J. Keller & Associates Introduces OSHA Diagnostic Audit

The new service delivers facility management professionals and other stakeholders in-depth OSHA compliance analyses and ratings.

New Health And Safety Courses From RedVector

More than 20 new online courses are aimed at helping organizations stay up to date with changing OSHA regulations and improve worker safety.

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