Safety and OSHA News

FAA: No, you can’t attach flamethrowers to drones

OSHA uses drones for inspections. The construction industry uses them to make sure work at heights is safe. But the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warns, you can’t attach flamethrowers to drones. [Read more…]

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Amazon fined $350K for shipping hazardous package

Amazon.com was recently fined by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for violating Hazardous Materials Regulations in a shipment. It wasn’t the first time the online retailer has run afoul of the regs.  [Read more…]

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Was this a balanced approach to combating fatigue-related fatalities?

The federal government has tried once again to issue regulations that will prevent fatalities due to fatigued workers in a safety-sensitive industry, and this time officials addressed the costs associated with the new rules. Was this a good compromise? [Read more…]

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Safety goes to the dogs: Canines shoo nuisance birds

Some facilities across the nation have added dogs to their safety arsenals. [Read more…]

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