Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Following safety regulations isn't just the right thing to do—it keeps employers on the right side of OSHA enforcement and saves money by avoiding fines, legal fees, and more. Keep reading to learn about six companies that ran afoul of OSHA regulations and paid the price.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Three workers removing thermal pipe insulation at an unoccupied residence in Pennsylvania were exposed to these serious risks because their employer failed to protect them properly. OSHA inspectors found that their employer, an environmental services company that provides asbestos abatement, lead abatement, and insulation installation services, regularly exposed employees to asbestos hazards.
Friday, April 24, 2015
April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, an opportunity to remember workers who have been killed, injured, or made sick by their jobs. But beyond remembering, it’s an opportunity for action to make sure your employees don’t become victims. Keep reading for important tips.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
In a perfect world, there would be no incidents and no need for investigation. But unwelcome things happen. And when they do, the quality of your inquiry can mean the difference between a one-time incident and a dangerous pattern. Get valuable information about investigations from a safety and security expert.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The recent tragic plane crash in the French Alps has brought mental health issues front and center for many employers. While most employees are not in safety-sensitive positions (like pilots, who hold hundreds of lives in their hands), their psychological state nevertheless has significant impact. Beyond the obvious—the safety and well-being of the individual coworkers—are organizational factors like cost and productivity.
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