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Beat the Heat at Work and at H ...

Strong Start to Summer with Recent Heat The first few days of summer have brought extreme heat to the western region of the US. The heat has been dangerously hot, and local news stations have been sending heat warnings and advisories to caution local residents. Specifically in Arizona, California and Nevada, ...

New Injury Reporting From OSHA ...

Online Report Increases Transparency Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a ruling that they will follow through with implementing a new rule for employers recording serious injury and illness data. This new rule, which takes effect January 1, 2017, will require certain ...

Forklift Safety – Are Yo ...

Simple Safety Tips for Forklift Use Every year, there are approximately 100,000 forklift related accidents. Out of these, there are about 100 deaths from forklift related accidents. That is roughly a death every three days. These statistics from forklift accidents should be alarming because forklift safety should be a ...

Cutting Corners Earns OSHA Cit ...

Employers Skimp Out on Safety at Workers’ Expense When we wake up in the morning, most people worry about accomplishing their tasks in the workplace to provide for a family or their self. People want to fulfill daily tasks quickly and efficiently, so they can enjoy their free time. Regardless of what kind of ...

National Safety Month Starts T ...

2016 National Safety Month For most, the month of June is a wonderful time to get outside, enjoy adventurous activities, or relax from a long year of school. It is also National Safety Month by the National Safety Council (NSC). During this month, the NSC wants to educate people further on proper safety tips in the ...

Safety Reminders in the Workpl ...

Avoid OSHA Fines with Safety Signs In the United States, there are over 144 million workers. That is almost half of our population leaving their homes and going to work daily. When dealing with such a large portion of our population, safety should be the number one priority on all of our lists. It is easy to lose ...

National Electrical Safety Mon ...

May is National Electrical Safety Month The month of May is a time to raise awareness for electrical safety. Not only is electrical safety a must at work, but it is also extremely important to practice safe habits in your home. The amount of injuries and fatalities that has occurred over the years is astronomical. ...

Prevent Falls and Trips – ...

National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, May 2-6, 2016 The leading causes of time lost in the workplace are slips, trips, and falls. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited fall protection standard violations more frequently than any other standard from 2010 to 2015, and most of those ...

A Clean and Safe Workplace Thi ...

Tips to Keep Your Office Mates and Yourself Safe It has been a month since the spring equinox, when the sun crosses the equator and the days begin to get a little bit longer and warmer. In that month, there’s been time to get outside and enjoy the first stroll of the year through a park or watch some spring ...

Nanotechnology and Workplace S ...

NIOSH Publishes Guide to Nanotech Nanotechnology is a branch of engineering on the smallest of scales. How small? Smaller than 1/64 of one inch. In fact, 1/64 of an inch would be a whopping 396,875 nanometers. With nanotechnology, engineering is typically conducted not at 396,875 nanometers, but all the way down to 1 ...