Safety and OSHA News

No change in number of workplace injuries, illnesses for first time since 2012

For the first time since 2012, there was no change in the number of workplace injuries and illnesses year-to-year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  [Read more…]

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New toolkit to help employers address opioid usage by employees

If you’re not sure your company has a comprehensive plan to address employee opioid addiction, you’re not alone. The good news is that the National Safety Council has released materials to help employers.  [Read more…]

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OSHA’s top 10 violations for 2019: 27K citations

The top 10 most cited violations by federal OSHA in the first 10.5 months of fiscal year 2019 accounted for 26,915 violations.  [Read more…]

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Study: This training improves hazard recognition by workers

Workers who are trained on the concept of “visual literacy” are able to spot workplace hazards that might go unnoticed, according to a study by The Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council.  [Read more…]

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What are you odds of dying from these causes?

According to just-released statistics from the National Safety Council, there’s a new No. 1 cause of accidental death in the U.S.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 causes of accidental death

Preventable deaths now claim 466 lives per day in the U.S., according to recently updated statistics.  [Read more…]

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OSHA’s Top 10 violations for 2018

What safety mistakes is OSHA issuing fines for most often?  [Read more…]

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69% of employees are tired at work

Nearly seven out of ten employees surveyed by the National Safety Council report feeling tired at work.  [Read more…]

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Safe + Sound Week: Aug. 13-19, 2018

OSHA and dozens of partner organizations want companies to take some time to put a particular focus on the value of workplace safety and health programs.  [Read more…]

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National Safety Stand-Down: What are the safest companies doing to succeed?

The spotlight at companies across the U.S. shines brightly on employee safety. While companies take a look at their own safety programs, it often pays to know what others are doing right. [Read more…]

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