Safety and OSHA News

10 ways fatigue harms the workplace

Safety pros know the impact fatigued employees create in the workplace. Here’s a reminder of how big that impact can be.  [Read more…]

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OSHA fines company $244K, says it tried to hide hazards

Q: How do you hide an entire production line from OSHA?  [Read more…]

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Chimp attack sets stage for novel comp case

Most companies have all the work-related hazards they need, thank you. They see no need to introduce additional hazards not normally associated with whatever work is involved. But one company’s unusual gimmick has set the stage for what promises to be an interesting workers’ comp decision. [Read more…]

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Company faces large fine for failing to fix hazards

A company in Tonawanda, NY, faces OSHA fines for the second time this year. This time, the fines are for failing to correct hazards cited during a previous OSHA inspection. [Read more…]

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Lighter side of safety: Do struck-by hazards exist in space?

If you have employees who work at heights, you’ve probably warned them to properly secure tools so no one below suffers a “struck-by” injury. Recently, an astronaut found out dropping tools in space produces a much different result. [Read more…]

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