Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: OSHA

Preventing deaths in the utility industry with enhanced vehicle safety

The utility industry is a major contributor to the US economy with the electric sector alone providing 5% of GDP and supporting 7 million...

Preventing Construction Tragedies from Above

Here are three steps toward better safety at heights. By Charles D. Johnson Several high-profile incidents this year brought workplace safety-at-heights failures into public view. Two...

How to Securely Anchor Machinery to Prevent Movement (OSHA regulation 1910.212(b))

A proactive business owner knows that providing a hazard-free workplace by adhering to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will help create a...

OSHA Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace, the leading cause of worker fatality in the construction industry.

Insurance market outlook

Insurance industry economics provide some perspective on where insurance rates are going in 2019. By Jeff Cavignac, CPCU, RPLU, ARM, MLIS; Jase Hamilton, CPCU, AFSB;...

Safety by design

Maser Consulting develops safety training and communication programs specifically for its field activities. By Lisa DeBenedetto with Maraliese Beveridge According to the Occupational Safety and Health...

OSHA updates trenching and excavation safety program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated the National Emphasis Program (NEP) on preventing trenching and excavation collapses in response to a recent spike in trenching fatalities.

OSHA and NAWIC renew alliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) recently renewed their alliance to continue promoting safe and healthful working conditions for female construction workers.

Online tool kit helps safety managers navigate silica dangers

3M’s latest online informational tool kit focuses on silica, specifically the OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation released in March 2016 (29 CFR 1926.1153).
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