Safety and OSHA News

NTSB’s Top 10 Most Wanted List for safety

Even if your company isn’t in transportation, some items on the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Most Wanted List of 10 safety issues are easily applicable to all sorts of industries. [Read more…]

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Hazard reduction strategies for long work shifts

It’s often unavoidable: Employees in safety-sensitive jobs have to put in long hours to meet a deadline. However, a new report suggests there are steps that can reduce the risks that fatigue will lead to injuries or even death. [Read more…]

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Does airline’s policy discourage pilots from calling in fatigued?

A broadcast report says the airline that operated the flight that crashed and killed 50 people near Buffalo, NY, recently issued a policy limiting pilots’ ability to call in fatigued. [Read more…]

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Employee causes off-work accident: Is company to blame?

Imagine this: Your company faces a lawsuit because an employee caused an off-work car accident. The injured people claim the employee’s long work hours helped cause the accident. [Read more…]

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Fatigue: New state law bans mandatory OT for nurses

A new state law eliminates mandatory overtime for nurses at all healthcare facilities. It’s a matter of safety for the nurses — and patients. [Read more…]

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