Safety and OSHA News

5 back injuries were 5 too many: Getting to 0

Five employees at our company suffered back injuries in one year. [Read more…]

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Top 5 safety concerns for workers

A new EHS survey by 360training.com finds workers are more concerned about their workplace safety than they were a year ago. 

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OSHA cites company for employees’ ergonomic injuries

OSHA says employees at this company were suffering musculoskeletal (ergonomic) injuries because of repetitive tasks. For that violation and others, the company now faces $38,000 in fines.  [Read more…]

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Workers’ comp: Injured shoulder by opening a door?

For a moment, think of some potential causes of workplace injuries that would qualify for workers’ comp benefits. We bet opening a door wasn’t high on your list — in fact, it probably didn’t make your list at all.

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$10 phone headset or $128K comp bill: Which would you rather pay?

If an employee requests a reasonably priced piece of equipment to improve ergonomic performance on their job, would your company easily grant it? Here’s one of those stories that should encourage such ergonomic spending.

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