Safety and OSHA News

Coalition releases re-opening framework, urges federal adoption

A coalition of safety groups, businesses and government agencies, led by the National Safety Council, has released a framework for employers during re-opening in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. [Read more…]

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Lack of maintenance, poor communication fouled water for 300,000

What can go wrong when an aboveground tank used to store harmful chemicals isn’t inspected for 10 years?  [Read more…]

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Communication failure doomed worker; OSHA fine upheld

A review commission has upheld an OSHA fine against a construction company in connection with the death of a worker. The commission says the company’s communication of the need for a rescue was insufficient. [Read more…]

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When safety and production clash, which one wins?


If you post signs at your workplace that say “Safety First,” how can employees still get the impression that production is more important? [Read more…]

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