Extinguishers should be located along normal paths of travel and near exits.
Groundworks Colorado LLC’s fines total $198,000
Providing workers with proper foot protection should be a moral obligation.
People over 50, immunocompromised are eligible for booster shot
Certain employers would be required to adhere to new standards if the bill becomes a law.
OSHA certified the construction company in the Voluntary Protection Program.
Some companies could see change in their requirements to report injury and illness information to OSHA.
The budget includes funding for worker protection agencies, mental health plans
OSHA again cited a cabinetmaker after they exposed workers to fire risks.
Smithfield Foods was recognized for environmental compliance and worker safety.
Six workers were injured after a flash fire and explosion occurred.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard takes a look back at the pandemic two years ago... and now.
Three companies have been issued fines for workplace safety
Dollar Tree’s violations amount to $32,000 in fines
A lack of PPE and lockout/tagout procedures leads to hefty fines for a plastic manufacturer.
Amazon finds itself in the middle of controversy after being fined for unsafe work practices
OSHA is set on continuing to create a rule to protect healthcare workers from workplace exposure to the Covid-19 virus.
A roofing product manufacturer failed to follow basic lockout/tagout which led to the death of an employee.
Both Pfizer and Moderna have asked the FDA to approve a second booster dose of their Covid-19 vaccines.
Editor Sydny Shepard discusses hazards found in a confined space and how human factors should be considered with Chason Coelho, Senior Managing Scientist at Exponent.
A worker sustained fatal injuries while repairing a cement truck.
A Pennsylvania hot tub manufacturer has continued to expose workers to chemical hazards following original OSHA inspections.
A facility in Pennsylvania faces nearly $90k in fines after exposing employees to hazards related to combustible dust.
OSHA found that many machine safe guards had been removed at the USPS distribution center.
A new report shows employed Americans believe their workplace safety is more important than ever, but they are not so sure their employer would agree.
A federal judge is cracking down on an employer with a long history of exposing employees to workplace hazards.
Employees exposed to fall hazards are at risk of serious injuries and even death.
Change is scary, it invites in the unknown leading to uncertainty, anxiety and stress. Despite how it makes you feel, however, change is bound to happen.
Whether you have employees returning to in-person work or students going back to in-person learning, monitoring and maintaining indoor air quality (IAQ) is critical. More people are paying attention to air quality in the spaces we use for work, school, entertainment and travel, and building owners are looking for ways to create cleaner air to instill occupant confidence.
The agency said that required safety measures could have prevented a fatal fall at a zip-line attraction in California.