Read about silica exposure, the risks stone countertop fabrication workers are facing and important steps that can be taken to help protect them.
Learn why its critically important to not only understand sharp and leading edge hazards, but to ensure you have fall protection equipment specifically designed to address these hazards while working at height.
The provisions reduce the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) over an eight-hour period and establish a new 15-minute Short Term Exposure Limit (STEL). Because of these changes to the exposure levels, employers have requirements that they must meet.
We help break down some of OSHA’s FAQ answers to help you achieve construction silica standard compliance.
Now that this regulation is fully in effect, learn more about the steps you should take to help avoid injuries, penalties and achieve compliance.
CalOSHA has adopted an emergency rule requiring employers to provide respiratory protection to all employees working outside for longer than one hour when the air quality index (AQI) reaches 151 or greater.
Metal-detectable earplugs can help food-processing facilities quickly identify any food that has been contaminated by an earplug or cord.
The health effects associated with isocyanate exposure can include skin irritation, eye irritation, chest tightness and difficulty breathing; workers should use proper PPE.
Compliance with state OSHA standards requires continual oversight, planning, review and training, in addition to a comprehensive company safety program.
Forklift accidents continue to be a concern on many work sites across the globe. The hard and unfortunate fact is forklift accidents result in approximately 20,000 injuries and 100 people being killed a year.1 Let’s explore some ways forklift and pedestrian accidents occur and how to help avoid injuries resulting from these accidents. The top causes of forklift and pedestrian accidents include:2 Operator and pedestrian negligence Speeding/rushing Distractions while operating a forklift or by the pedestrian Poor maintenance Environmental factors Engineering Controls Engineering controls to help prevent these accidents include separation techniques, such as building dedicated pedestrian aisleways, interactive signage,