Friday, August 01, 2014
When is the last time you sat down with your employees to discuss the way they sit, move, and lift? Even though there’s no OSHA ergonomics standard, it’s your duty under the law to provide a workplace free of recognized hazards. Read the article to learn more.
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor reviewed the hazards of hydrogen sulfide; gave advice on safety orientation for new hires; and discussed how to use audience response systems to enhance safety training.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
OSHA has made good on its promise to address an “alarming increase in preventable injuries and fatalities at communication tower work sites.” Find out what the agency is doing and who is affected.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
On July 25, Oregon OSHA announced a proposal to update its existing standards for confined spaces in general industry and construction. What are the proposed changes, and how will they affect Oregon employers? Read the article to find out.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
OSHA and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the coordination between the agencies regarding anti-retaliation provisions in the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA). What does this mean for motor carrier companies and drivers? Read the article to find out.
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