Friday, October 24, 2014
California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) and the CDC have issued guidance to keep healthcare workers, emergency responders, and others from contracting Ebola. Find out why the state took this action and how the guidelines differ from federal recommendations.
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed issues surrounding safe disability accommodations; looked at safety challenges facing Hispanic and Latino workers; and shared the results of a recent survey on the value of training in the workplace.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
During the workday, an employee is hurt from electricity every 30 minutes—severely enough that it requires time off the job. More than 30,000 workers have been injured in workplace electrical accidents over the last 10 years, and electrical violations are perennially on OSHA’s list of most frequently cited standards. Read the article for the latest on protecting your workers from the hazards of electricity.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
OSHA has come down hard on a national discount retail chain for willfully and repeatedly exposing workers to serious hazards at a Texas location. Find out what’s behind the citations and make sure your business isn’t making similar mistakes.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss is the most common work-related illness in the United States? In honor of National Protect Your Hearing Month this October, read the article for essential tips to prevent hearing loss among your workers.
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