Monday, December 22, 2014
DOT issued a final rule effective December 18 that rescinds the requirement for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers operating in interstate commerce to submit the driver daily vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) as long as the driver has neither found nor been made aware of any vehicle defects or deficiencies.
Friday, December 19, 2014
At the recent America Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Region VII New England Area Professional Development Conference, the young safety professionals in attendance found one exhibit especially intriguing: Dave Shafer's The Safely Working Project and Safe 6 booth. Read the article to find out what's behind these approaches to workplace safety.
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed four common holiday hazards (highway safety, ice and snow removal, back and shoulder injuries, and stress) and reported on the benefits of game-based training strategies.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
What did OSHA administrator David Michaels, PhD, tell members of a Senate committee about the agency’s efforts to improve chemical safety? Read the article to learn about possible future developments—including higher penalties.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Last week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed four common holiday hazards (falls from elevations, falls on the same level, fires, and electrocutions) and gave advice on using your hands effectively while delivering training.
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