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For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.


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For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.

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OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.

Passive Power Supply Adds CID1 Certification

Dialight announced CID1 Certification for its SafeSite 347V and 480V Passive Power Supply with a lumen range up to 27,000.

Manufacturing Facility Celebrates 7M Production Hours Without Lost Time

Since its founding more than 15 years ago, DENSO's Arkansas facility has been developing a variety of safety measures designed to protect its employees from hazards at work.

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

Safe + Sound Week Kicks Off August 12

Throughout this week-long event, OSHA encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety.

Failure To Conduct Arc-flash Hazard Assessments Endangers Workers

A global survey on electrical safety awareness by Littlefuse found that many facilities fail to conduct arc-flash hazard assessments, exposing workers to dangerous conditions.

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.

$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.

ESFI Releases Updated Resources On Electrical Safety

For National Electrical Safety Month, updated workplace safety information to reduce electrical injuries is available from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.

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.

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.

Communicate, For A Safer Workplace

In the potential complexity of emergency plans, straightforward communication throughout an event is a consistent requirement to mitigate damage.

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.

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.

DEKRA EBS Workplace Safety Technology

Exposure Based Safety is an approach to reducing risks in the workplace, fueled by new science and technology.

NextWave Launches VR-Enhanced Training, Custom Safety Plans

NextWave Safety Solutions is tackling workplace incidents with proprietary technology that brings transparency and preparedness to the safety industry.

Brother QL-800 Series Label Printers Offer Versatility

This is the only office category label printer capable of printing red and black over the entire printable area of a label.

Navigating NFPA 70E 2018 Revisions

Provides current risk management strategies and tactics to help keep workers safe by addressing the evolution of electrical technology.

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.

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.

Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Infographic: A Guide to Safety Gear

A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.

States Urged To Focus On Injury Prevention

In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.

Question Of The Week: What Do I Need To Know About Weed In The Workplace?

Marijuana is now legal in 28 states and Washington, DC, which is leaving many employers scratching their heads about drug testing and workplace safety.

Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

Safety Programs Increase Productivity For Manufacturing Companies

New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.

FM Alert: OSHA, Health Canada Update Workplace Chemicals Work Plan

The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.

Construction, Farmer, Taxi Driver Among Most Dangerous Jobs

A new Jobs Rated report from CareerCast names the safest and most dangerous jobs.

FM Alert: OSHA Kicks Off “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge”

OSHA is challenging inventors and entrepreneurs to help develop a technological solution to workplace noise exposure and related hearing loss.

FM Alert: OSHA Offering $4.6M In Safety And Health Training Grants

A total of $4.6 million in funds from the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program will help high-risk, vulnerable workers identify, prevent workplace hazards.

OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths.

OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and illnesses.

ANSWERS: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. Find out how well you did on the quiz.

QUIZ: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

How many wrong answers are permissible? In the workplace: zero. Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. For answers to the quiz, check back on 5/2/12.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: MPS 150T from DuraLabel

Designed for use with the company's 9000 label and sign printer, this product allows users to make large custom safety signs and markers.

Five Safety Resolutions For 2012

Cintas points out leading ways to keep employees safe while they're on the job.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Zombie Safety Tips For Working Teens

The free Halloween themed online game takes players through a variety of workplaces and risks to illustrate how to work safely and avoid becoming a zombie.

OSHA Offers Equipment Safety Guide To Small Businesses

OSHA has issued Small Entity Compliance Guide for Cranes and Derricks in Construction to help businesses comply with the recently published Cranes and Derricks in Construction rule.

Companies Salute Safety Efforts In New ASSE Program

Hundreds of companies have taken the time to salute their safety professionals and teams highlighting their commitment to workplace safety for OSHP 2011 day.

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