With a new administration coming to the White House, it’s likely companies will see some changes from OSHA. Among the possibilities: higher fines for workplace fatalities and injuries.
Here’s a reminder about why it pays to document safety procedures.
A new state law eliminates mandatory overtime for nurses at all healthcare facilities. It’s a matter of safety for the nurses — and patients.
Workers who don’t speak English fluently are a hot topic when it comes to safety training. But that’s not the only language problem that could be negatively affecting safety training, according to three new studies.
Just before Halloween, the Alberta, Canada, government has resurrected a blood-and-gore ad campaign that warns young people about workplace injuries.
How OSHA chooses which companies it inspects isn’t a total mystery. One target: Companies with injury rates that are higher than their industry’s average.
A fire and explosion at a plant in Iowa was caused by inadequate electrical bonding and grounding during the filling of a portable steel tank used to store a flammable liquid, according to a federal investigation.
When OSHA inspects chemical plants, petroleum refineries and other complex operations, any process safety violations will add up quickly to significant fines.
Safety News Alert sends our official kudos to San Diego entrepreneur Sarah Lavely for using proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at her small business.