Tuesday, September 16, 2014
An employee lost his life at an Illinois recycling facility after attempting to clean unguarded, dangerous equipment. Such tragedies are unnecessary and can be prevented, says OSHA. Read the article to learn what went wrong.
Monday, September 15, 2014
OSHA found that employees at a West Virginia prison were allegedly exposed to bloodborne pathogens. If your employees work in prisons, social services, healthcare facilities, and other places where they come in contact with blood, you need to be concerned. Read the article to learn more.
Friday, September 12, 2014
OSHA announced a new final rule yesterday that changes requirements for reporting employee fatalities and hospitalizations. Read the article to find out what employers must now do and when the changes take effect.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor reviewed forklift maintenance requirements; discussed overhead power line safety; and shared some recent findings about emergency preparedness among U.S. employers.
Violence in the workplace is the second leading cause of occupational fatalities, responsible for 803 deaths and over 70,000 nonfatal injuries in 2012. What can employers do to prevent these incidents and protect employees? Keep reading for essential tips on developing a plan to prevent and respond to workplace violence.
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