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Please be advised of the recent Recall Notices from 3M regarding fall protection devices. It is recommended that you check your site fall protection inventory for affected devices as well as communicate the issue with your contractors who may work from...read more
Employers should be extra vigilant in controlling the workplace safety and health hazards that peak during the summer months, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Region 7 office in Kansas City, Missouri, urged. “Employers are...read more
All employers should know how great the benefits can be when employees embrace safety and live it every day. But some employees may think, What’s in it for me? Well, plenty! Take a look at our list of benefits for employees who buy into safety—and tips on...read more
If OSHA knocked on your door, how would you respond? Would you throw open the doors to your facility and give the inspector free reign, or would you demand that the inspector obtain a warrant before entering? That decision—and the many others that take...read more
Photo: National Utility Contractors Association Fairfax, VA — The National Utility Contractors Association is calling on employers involved in trench work to participate in the fourth annual Trench Safety Stand Down. The event, scheduled for June 17-21, is...read more
Conducting a workplace safety audit is the most comprehensive way for a company to gauge the efficiency, effectiveness and legality of its total health and safety management system. In addition to ensuring that a business remains in compliance with local,...read more
These tips will help you provide the best protection for your facility and employees. Facility and building regulations vary across industries, but all facility managers are responsible for prioritizing safety for building occupants and assets. Although...read more
Public Citizen urged the Secretary of Labor and head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to establish a federal standard for protecting workers from heat stress. The group cited recently overturned OSHA citations as evidence of the...read more
For manufacturing plants, warehouses, and distribution centers, loading docks are the center of the action—the hub for receiving and unloading freight. Loading docks can be exterior or fully enclosed in a receiving bay, and they are typically located near...read more
The National Safety Council provides estimates on road fatalities for the weekend. This year is the first time in four years the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates fewer than 400 people will perish in motor vehicle accidents over the three-day Memorial Day...read more
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