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Oklahoma Contractor Faces Willful Citations After Worker Fatally Injured

Oklahoma Contractor Faces Willful Citations After Worker Fatally Injured

OSHA issued the citations and a $370K penalty to the paving company.

Computer Vision As A Solution To Safety Challenges In Industrial Facilities

Computer Vision As A Solution To Safety Challenges In Industrial Facilities

Maybe Artificial Intelligence could be the answer to many workplace safety questions.

OSHA Proposes $793K in Penalties for PA Contractor

OSHA Proposes $793K in Penalties for PA Contractor

Included in the citation are willful and safety violations.



Refractory Manufacturer Cited After Worker’s Arm Amputated

Refractory Manufacturer Cited After Worker’s Arm Amputated

The incident led OSHA to cite TYK America for 11 safety violations.

New Survey Shows Workers Worry About Air Quality

New Survey Shows Workers Worry About Air Quality

Many workers said they are concerned the air may be polluted and think access to clean air is important.

Recycling Facility Placed in SVEP After Worker

Recycling Facility Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program After Worker's Death

OSHA also cited it for fall and machine hazard violations.

ASSP Publishes New Standard on Workplace Injuries

ASSP Publishes New Standard on Workplace Injuries

The new standard goes a step beyond the baseline and uses three sets of metrics.

The Past, Present & Future of Respiratory Protection 

Episode 139

The Past, Present & Future of Respiratory Protection 

A look back at the history of respiratory research and standards is eye-opening when you consider how much respiratory protection has done for us in the past two and a half years.

Summarized AMCA COVID-19 Guidance for Large-Diameter Ceiling Fans

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Summarized AMCA COVID-19 Guidance for Large-Diameter Ceiling Fans

During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous government agencies along with professional institutions issued guidance regarding the operation of circulating fans.

Ladder Safety

Employees must understand how to properly set up, use and climb a ladder for safe work.

Respiratory Health 101: What You Need to Know about Welding PPE

Respiratory Health 101: What You Need to Know about Welding PPE

When welders utilize the correct respirators work can be done safely and efficiently.

Dust Hazards Analysis and NFPA 652 in Industrial Hygiene Settings

Dust Hazards Analysis and NFPA 652 in Industrial Hygiene Settings

Solely using hygiene measurements to address hazards is not a safe strategy.

Get Your Plan in Place to Reevaluate Industrial Hygiene Data

Get Your Plan in Place to Reevaluate Industrial Hygiene Data

Determining when to reassess employee exposures is a challenge that many with industrial hygiene responsibilities face.

How Wearable Technology is Transforming Safety and the Industrial Workplace

How Wearable Technology is Transforming Safety and the Industrial Workplace

There are many benefits to incorporating wearable technology in your safety programs.

Are Vacuum Conveyors Panacea for Safety Hazards?

Are Vacuum Conveyors Panacea for Safety Hazards?

Automating manual material handling tasks with vacuum conveyors can be the remedy.

An Overview of Emergency Showers and Eyewashes

An Overview of Emergency Showers and Eyewashes

PPE may be the first line of defense, but accidental exposures can still happen.

Sustainable Glove Choices Protect Workers and the World

Sustainable Glove Choices Protect Workers and the World

Companies are now creating and prioritizing public-facing sustainability goals.

Using AI to Scale Workplace Manual Handling Safety & Maximize Engagement

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Using AI to Scale Workplace Manual Handling Safety & Maximize Engagement

Typically, once a new starter has completed their manual handling training and has been signed off as trained for the job, they are on their own until the next scheduled training. This could be as long as a year! What about all the time in between?

Reusable Respirators: Sustainable Protection from Silica Dust

Reusable Respirators: Sustainable Protection from Silica Dust

A look at the good, the better and best respiratory protection.

Five Tips to Improve Safety in Confined Spaces

Five Tips to Improve Safety in Confined Spaces

When workers in confined spaces need your help, you can’t act on impulse.

Monitor for Asbestos to Help Save Lives

Monitor for Asbestos to Help Save Lives

Ensure your worksites are asbestos free.

Fall Protection Can Be Surprising

Fall Protection Can Be Surprising

You might be surprised at what is included in the standards.

The Past & Future of Respiratory Protection

The last two and a half years have taught us how important respiratory protection is.

Training for Permit Space Entry: A Team Effort

Training for Permit Space Entry: A Team Effort

Rescue teams must have proper training and equipment to perform a rescue.

Inspection & Maintenance for Portable Eye Wash Stations

Inspection & Maintenance for Portable Eye Wash Stations

What are the inspection and maintenance criteria for portable eyewash stations?

OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Announced as Closing Keynote Speaker for AIHce EXP 2022 Conference

OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Announced as Closing Speaker for AIHce EXP 2022 Conference

James Frederick will speak about initiatives at OSHA at the May conference.

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Promotes Fall Hazard Awareness

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Week Promotes Fall Hazard Awareness

Learn more about fall hazards and protection during the week.