Thursday, March 05, 2015
Earlier this week, California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) launched a safety awareness campaign for roofers, whose incidence of serious injuries and fatalities is higher compared to other industries. Find out how you can you keep your crews from harm when working on top of buildings.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
It may be March, but winter weather isn’t showing any signs of letting up soon. With the high snow accumulation totals affecting much of the country this season, OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from the hazards associated with removing all that snow from roofs and other elevated surfaces. Keep reading for important safety information to help protect your workers.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
A federal court has ordered that an Illinois sewer and water contractor no longer engage in trenching, excavation, construction, or related work after repeatedly exposing employees to trenching hazards.
Monday, March 02, 2015
You may think you see fewer people smoking these days than in the past. But new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that passive smoke remains a serious health risk for many Americans. Read the article for more information and tips on how to become a smoke-free workplace.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) has fined a mobile home manufacturer $75,800 for five violations, including one willful violation. The citation was the result of an Aug. 29, 2014, complaint inspection at the company's Woodburn plant.
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