June 18, 2018
By Emily Scace, Senior Editor, Safety
Week 4 of National Safety Month, sponsored by the National Safety Council, focuses on safe driving, both on and off the job. Whether your workers drive only during their commutes or have driving responsibilities on the job, providing a refresher on safe driving practices can help prevent injuries and fatalities and the associated lost time and productivity, insurance claims, property damage, and more.

June 15, 2018
By Taylor A Lewellyn, JD, Legal Editor - EHS
Though there are more fall protection resources than ever before in terms of training, products, and regulatory attention, the number of injuries due to slips, trips, and falls in the workplace continues to rise nationwide, and California is no exception. So, what is Cal/OSHA doing to combat these chronic slip, trip, and fall hazards, and what measures can you implement at your workplace to avoid becoming another statistic?

June 14, 2018
Enforcement actions OSHA took against a New England roofing company in 2011 and 2015 appear to have had no impact on the company’s willingness to improve safety conditions for its employees and pay approximately $400,000 in penalties for alleged violations of OSHA’s regulations. As a result, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit has intervened for a second time.

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