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NC Scaffolding Accident Kills ...

Scaffolding Safety Continues to Be Issue on Construction Sites Working on construction sites exposes workers to numerous types of potential hazards, and among the most common hazards are those regarding scaffolding and ladders. In 2014, fall protection violations topped the Occupational Safety and Health ...

New NFPA Certification Program ...

Electrical Safety Compliance Program Tests Worker Safety The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has recently announced the introduction of a new certification program for electrical workers. The Certified Electrical Safety Worker certification program is based on this year’s edition of the NFPA 70E ...

How to Have a Safer Office

Finding Common Office Safety Hazards Some professions are inherently more dangerous than others. Work on a construction site would typically cause more accidents and injuries than in an accountant’s office, but that does not mean that the office setting is a hazard-free workplace. By quickly assessing the ...

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 ...