Monday, July 6, 2015
Think you've got OSHA compliance covered because you've been through the regulations and taken the steps necessary to comply? Think again. You also need to consider OSHA's General Duty Clause (GDC), which the agency can use to cite employers for hazards not covered by specific regulations. Read the article to learn what the GDC is, how OSHA uses it, and how to avoid GDC citations at your company.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Some 15 million full-time American workers are heavy drinkers of alcohol. Is it time you took a hard look at the impact of employee drinking on your business? Keep reading to learn more about this pervasive problem.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The rate of work-related injuries and illnesses at U.S. hospitals is nearly twice as high as the overall rate for private industry. OSHA has asked inspectors to focus on five key hazards at hospitals and other inpatient care sites including nursing homes. Get details on the hazards and find out why OSHA is so concerned about this vulnerable worker population.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
In preparation for July 4th celebrations, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from hazards while manufacturing, storing, transporting, displaying and selling fireworks for public events. Keep reading for tips to share with your employees, whether their jobs entail handling fireworks or whether they plan to set off a few sparklers at a backyard barbecue over the holiday weekend.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and the rate of melanoma (deadly skin cancer) doubled between 1982 and 2011. Get the facts on this preventable problem that affects outdoor workers and many others.
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