Safety and OSHA News

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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Proven process not being used in workplace health and wellbeing programs

A new report from the National Safety Council’s Campbell Institute says many employers aren’t using a proven process to get worker wellbeing right.  [Read more…]

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