Category Archives: OSHA & Workplace Safety

Slips, Trips and Falls…OH MY!

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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June is National Safety Month

It was a beautiful Saturday spring day and Stanley decided to do some tree trimming around the house. This was the first weekend he had off for several months and it felt good to be working in the yard. Not only that, he didn’t have his supervisor breathing down his neck with all that safety…
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Decrease Potentially Fatal Injuries with These Tips

Workers’ Deaths Due to Confined Space.  It’s a lead news story heard several times a year.  According to one report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, there is an average of two deaths each week due to confined spaces.  Confined spaces create a potentially dangerous environment for those who interact…
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Know Your OSHA!

Many employers dutifully draft written safety and health programs related to hazardous chemicals, blood-borne pathogens, fire prevention and evacuation, emergency action plans and more. Plus, they appropriately provide training on these programs.

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