The new federal funding bill will help President Obama carry out his mission to reinvigorate the federal agency in charge of workplace safety.
How do you choose people on your staff to be first responders? A safety manager for an Illinois company found a way to make sure employees were up for the job.
Overexertion injuries: They’re not only the most common type of injury, they’re also the most expensive, making up 25.7% of all workers’ comp claims nationwide.
A construction company is appealing a fine from California’s OSHA in the wake of a double fatality.
A new study has quantified what you may already have suspected: Obese employees can drive up a company’s workers’ comp costs.
Some employees may not understand at first why you’d tell them not to rescue a co-worker who has collapsed. But this case provides a good reminder of the potential consequences.
Many safety pros still struggle to show the value of safety to top executives; many stop at reducing “bad” numbers such as incidents.
Next time you want to give employees a reminder about the hazards of loose clothing around machinery, you might want to use this story.
OSHA investigations aren’t limited to manufacturing and construction. Investigators are looking into a fatality involving an acrobat at a golf tournament dinner.