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Wyoming Tougher on Workplace D ...

Bill Advanced Raising Penalties on Deaths from Violations Yesterday in Cheyenne, Wyoming, members of the state’s Joint Labor, Health, and Social Services Interim Committee voted 8 to 6 to endorse a bill that raises penalties on employers after employee workplace deaths occur due to safety violations. Wyoming is ...

Growth of Spanish Speaking Wor ...

Spanish and Bilingual Signs, Training Needed With Spanish speaking workers taking up a large part of our workforce, especially in states like Texas, California, and New Mexico, safety managers are now put into a position where safety training and procedures need to overcome cultural and language barriers. If the ...

OSHA Updates Crane Safety Requ ...

New Directive for Inspections Released When cranes and derricks are being operated on a job site, many safety preparations must be taken to make workers alert of the serious danger that these machines pose. There is, first and foremost, the proper and extensive training that the crane operators must go through, the ...

5 Office Etiquette Rules to Li ...

Top Office Rules to Get to the Top Every office has it’s own rules and regulations, including guides for time off, lunch breaks, and dress code. But every office also has some unwritten rules that might be underlying factors that lead to improvements for (or be detrimental to) your career and office life. The ...

OSHA Lists Top 10 Violations

Top OSHA Violations for 2014 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has just released their list of the top ten most cited violations of workplace safety. This OSHA report is based on the 2014 fiscal year, and an official report on these statistics will be released in December of this year. Announced ...

The Importance of High Visibil ...

The image of a construction worker wearing a brightly colored yellow or orange vest with reflective striping is synonymous with road work. Whether resurfacing existing roads, setting concrete forms for sidewalks, laying pipe for utility lines, or operating heavy machinery, construction workers always wear ...

New Product Spotlight: Forklif ...

In the US alone there are about 1 million forklifts operating with about 1.5 million people operating them.  OSHA estimates that there are about 34,900 accidents that result in injury and 61,800 that are not serious.  Most forklift fatalities are caused by the driver trying to jump from the forklift while it’s ...

New Product Spotlight: Hearing ...

According to OSHA, 30 million people in the US are exposed to occupational hazardous noise every year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 125,000 workers have experienced significant hearing loss since 2004.  21,000 of the cases were in 2009 alone. Occupational hearing loss is 100% preventable if ...

New Product Spotlight: Eye Saf ...

William Shakespeare once said “The eyes are the window to your soul.” And he was right, eyes are pretty important and they can’t be replaced. Our eyes are extremely important, without them, we wouldn’t be able to see, but, our eyes also allow us to sense emotions and feel how other people are feeling. ...

New Product Spotlight: Confine ...

According to OSHA, a confined space (permit and non-permit) can be defined by the following: (1) Large enough for an employee to enter and perform work (2) Has limited or restricted means for entry or exit (3) Is not designed for continuous occupancy Many hazards exist within a confined space including, mechanical, ...