OSHA issued the citations and a $370K penalty to the paving company.
Maybe Artificial Intelligence could be the answer to many workplace safety questions.
Included in the citation are willful and safety violations.
The incident led OSHA to cite TYK America for 11 safety violations.
Many workers said they are concerned the air may be polluted and think access to clean air is important.
OSHA also cited it for fall and machine hazard violations.
The new standard goes a step beyond the baseline and uses three sets of metrics.
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.
During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous government agencies along with professional institutions issued guidance regarding the operation of circulating fans.
Employees must understand how to properly set up, use and climb a ladder for safe work.
When welders utilize the correct respirators work can be done safely and efficiently.
Solely using hygiene measurements to address hazards is not a safe strategy.
Determining when to reassess employee exposures is a challenge that many with industrial hygiene responsibilities face.
There are many benefits to incorporating wearable technology in your safety programs.
Automating manual material handling tasks with vacuum conveyors can be the remedy.
PPE may be the first line of defense, but accidental exposures can still happen.
Companies are now creating and prioritizing public-facing sustainability goals.
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?
A look at the good, the better and best respiratory protection.
When workers in confined spaces need your help, you can’t act on impulse.
Ensure your worksites are asbestos free.
New advancements can keep workers safe.
You might be surprised at what is included in the standards.
The last two and a half years have taught us how important respiratory protection is.
Rescue teams must have proper training and equipment to perform a rescue.
What are the inspection and maintenance criteria for portable eyewash stations?
James Frederick will speak about initiatives at OSHA at the May conference.
Learn more about fall hazards and protection during the week.