A Midwest green energy company now knows that getting caught in OSHA’s Severe Violators Enforcement Program (SVEP) results in huge fines.
Safety directors and supervisors know that personal protective equipment (PPE) works. Most employees say they believe PPE works, too. So why do safety directors and managers see workers not wearing PPE when they should be?
OSHA has issued $477,900 in fines to Alfa Laval Inc. for 50 violations at its Broken Arrow, OK, plant. OSHA says the company has failed “to make needed changes to its safety program.”
An important reason to investigate workplace deaths is to prevent similar occurrences. Here are two recent worker fatalities and the potential lessons from both for other employees. They involve a sewer worker and a street sweeper.
One of the more difficult tasks in protecting buildings from fire is bringing old structures up to modern fire codes. So the challenge of protecting centuries-old Notre-Dame was daunting. Now, an official says they underestimated the challenge.
Glen Raven to Showcase Its GlenGuard®FR Protective Apparel Fabrics at the Petroleum Safety Conference Glen Raven, NC-April 23, 2009- Technical fabrics maker, Glen Raven, will feature its GlenGuard®FR fabrics for industrial protective apparel at the Petroleum Safety Conference in Banff, May 5-7, in Booth #94. “Protective apparel is absolutely critical to a safe working environment […]
OSHA is going postal. No, not like that.
How do you get employees to pay more attention to workplace hygiene? A study looked into whether knowing they’d be watched would help.
You’re driving, and your attention is drawn away for two seconds to your navigation screen or cell phone. After those two seconds you’re focused on the road again – or are you?
We’re about to enter the time of year when we have the most daylight. It’s a good time to remind workers that if they don’t use proper eye protection, they may not be able to enjoy seeing that extra daylight.
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