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New Driverless Construction Tr ...

Driverless “Crash Trucks” to Start Trial Program Trucks with rear-mounted attenuators – we have no idea what they are, but we have all driven past one. They are most easily described as “crash trucks” – big trucks that follows roving road work and tow a large, energy-absorbing ...

Lower Beryllium Standard Propo ...

Beryllium Exposure Could Decrease 90 Percent The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed a new standard for the acceptable limits of exposure workers can be subjected to for the mineral beryllium. A wide variety of industries use beryllium to manufacture items such as electronics, and many of ...

Do Your Drivers Need No Cell P ...

Cell Phone Driving Accidents Lead to Workplace Injury The National Safety Council has recently estimated that one out of four motor vehicle crashes involve a driver using a cell phone, including hands-free use, like the use of a speakerphone, earpiece, or in-dash system. With motor vehicle crashes being the number ...

Summer Safety Tips to Beat the ...

Stay Cool and Safe This Summer June 21 will be the first day of the summer season, but if you are waiting until then to practice safe working habits in warm weather, you are likely putting yourself in unnecessary danger. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 10 workers die each ...

National Safety Month 2015

June is National Safety Month Trip Hazard Signage The theme of 2015’s National Safety Month is “What I Live For.” At SafetySign.com, we live for you, our customers and fellow members of the safety community. Sponsored by the National Safety Council, National Safety Month is a time to share safety ...

Today is Workers Memorial Day

Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living Today, April 28, 2015, is Workers’ Memorial Day, also known as International Workers’ Day or National Day of Mourning (in Canada). This international event is held annually on April 28 to remember workers that have been injured, made ill, or have died from their ...

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 ...