Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Sounds of Safety: OSHA Headphone Use

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Sound is a constant in workplace life, but noise doesn’t have to be. Given the dangers of excessive noise on worker health, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires organizations to “administer a continuing, effective hearing conservation program.” Through its rules and regulations, OSHA lays out a number of requirements related to limiting unacceptable…
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OSHA Safety Slogans and Tips

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Organizations implement many practices to protect their workers, but the best motivators for staying safe come from workers themselves. People respond differently to different messages, so having a diverse set of slogans and tips on safety posters across the organization can maximize your impact. Here are eight sources of motivation, with safety slogans and tips…
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Slips, Trips and Falls…OH MY!

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Slips, trips and falls on walking working surfaces constitute the majority of general industry accidents. About 20% of all disabling occupational injuries result from falls, over 200,000 a year and 15% of all accidental deaths are attributed to slip/trip/fall incidents, second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. Because of this, OSHA has…
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