Friday, April 18, 2014
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed substance abuse in the workplace; gave advice on using social media and mobile technology for safety; and talked with a training expert about effective use of hand gestures in safety training.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
After a worker was struck and killed by a section of a tree he was helping to remove, Cal/OSHA investigated the incident and fined the company nearly $92,000. Read the article to learn what went wrong and how to avoid making the same mistakes.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
On April 14, OSHA announced a new local emphasis program aimed at preventing retail sector injuries and fatalities in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. Read the article to learn about the hazards facing retail workers and what you can do to prevent them.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Today's safety professionals need to be thinking about more than completing OSHA 300 logs and delivering hazcom training. They also need to be sure they're providing benefits and value that contribute to overall business success. What does this mean, and how can you do it in your organization? Read the article to find out.
Monday, April 14, 2014
In March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released a report detailing the rates and characteristics of nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses among state and local government workers across the country. What are the risks facing public sector workers, and how can employers keep them safe? Read the article to find out.
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