Workplace-Injuries

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Serious Workplace Injuries Fatalities Report

Serious Injuries And Fatalities Insights White Paper Available

The leading cause of SIFs over the last three years was contact with an object or equipment, according to ISN’s latest Serious Injuries and Fatalities White Paper.
workplace slips trips falls

IUP Department of Safety Sciences To Study Workplace Slips, Trips, Falls

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Safety Sciences has been awarded $30,000 to investigate ways to limit workplace slips, trips, and falls.
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OSHA Inspections Target Workplaces With Highest Injury, Illness Rates

The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
Workplace Eye Wellness

Vision Problems Cost Billions In Lost Workplace Productivity

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, so Versant Health has created an infographic to illustrate how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace.
workplace injuries and illnesses

Which Common Workplace Injuries Are Recordable?

A new checklist from XpertHR offers guidance on complex OSHA recording requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses.
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10 Tips To Avoid Workplace Injuries

To mark National Preparedness Month, a personal injury attorney shares tactics and tips for workers to protect themselves from serious on-the-job injuries.
electrical safety

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
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NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.
young worker safety

Creative Teen Videos “Speak Up” For Work Safety

Teens in the U.S. workforce roughly account for 4.5% of the labor force, and are twice as likely to receive injuries on the job.
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Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
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New Report Examines Next Level Of Workplace Safety

Despite a notable reduction in total workplace injuries, worker fatalities are at an eight-year high, with 5,190 people dying in 2016.
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Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.
eye injury

Eye Protection Can Prevent 90 Percent Of Work-Related Eye Injuries

Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.
shipyard safety

FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information

OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.
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Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

FM Alert: Worker Endangerment Initiative Addresses Violations

Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division will work with the Department of Labor and U.S. attorneys for broader look at environmental and workplace safety crimes.
In the new OSHA video, David Michaels explains the new reporting requirements effective Jan. 1, 2015, for employers under Federal OSHA’s jurisdiction.

BLS Reports Decline In Workplace Injuries And Illnesses

Dr. David Michaels says, "In 2013, approximately three million private sector workers in America experienced a serious injury or illness on the job. However, we are encouraged that these rates continue to decline."
FM Alert

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 illnesses.

OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and illnesses.
The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.

Employers Prompted To Post Injury And Illness Summaries

The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.

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