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KEEPING CURRENT

Keeping Current is the place for all things safety. Stay-up-to-date on the latest industry news, statistics and events.

Preventing falls in construction

Falls continue to plague the construction industry. According to OSHA, falls are the leading cause of death in construction. Of the 991 construction worker deaths recorded in 2016, 370 resulted from falls to a lower level. In most cases, workers were not wearing their...

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The Respirable Silica Standard and Handheld Saws

OSHA recently provided guidance about several frequently asked questions about the respirable crystalline silica rule in construction, along with a new set of videos on controlling silica dust generated by several types of equipment. Upon the compliance date of a new...

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OSHA revamps bird flu webpage

Washington — OSHA recently announced an update of its webpage on avian influenza. Infected domestic and wild birds can transmit the disease, more commonly known as bird flu, to humans. Certain types of the virus are highly contagious among bird populations, and...

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Back to School Safety Checklist

As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, family life can get pretty hectic. It's important to remember – and share with your children – some key tips that will help keep them safe and healthy throughout the school...

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A Look at Struck-By Injuries in Construction

Struck-by object is one of OSHA’s Construction Focus Four topics (along with falls, electrocution, and caught-in-between), collectively the four hazards that year-to-year result in more than half the fatalities in the construction industry. For 2016, the Bureau of...

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