Safety and OSHA News

Nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses drop by 45K year to year

Is the glass half empty or half full? The number of workplace nonfatal injuries and illnesses fell from 2016 to 2017 – but not by much.  [Read more…]

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Reminder: Post OSHA injury summary Feb. 1

An annual OSHA requirement kicks in Feb. 1.  [Read more…]

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Feds report decrease in serious workplace injuries

The rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work decreased from 2014 to 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  [Read more…]

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Reminder: Time to post OSHA-required annual injury summaries

It’s that time of year again.

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Nonfatal injuries/illnesses down, mostly for less serious cases

New data show mixed results when it comes to reducing workplace injuries and illnesses. The overall numbers are down, but there was little or no decrease in the last year in more serious injury cases.  [Read more…]

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Post OSHA injury/illness form Feb. 1 through April 30

Due to changes in OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements that went into effect Jan. 1, 2015, companies in certain previously exempt industries now have to post an OSHA form in their workplaces. [Read more…]

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Serious injuries down, but workers stay out longer

Federal government figures show employees suffered fewer serious injuries in the workplace in 2012 compared to 2011, but they stayed out of work longer because of these injuries. [Read more…]

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Employee complaints bring in OSHA: $950K fine

Two co-owned trailer manufacturing companies in Texas face a combined $949,800 in OSHA fines following an investigation that was prompted by employee complaints. [Read more…]

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New study confirms theories on older workers and injuries

Yep, there are differences in the injuries suffered by older workers compared to their younger counterparts. But it’s not all bad news for veteran workers.  [Read more…]

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Injury reduction targets: Sprains, strains and fractures

Which injuries are causing employees to lose the most time from work? [Read more…]

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