US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is seeking nominations for membership on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health. The Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, also known as the Construction … Continue reading US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

Michigan OSHA Enforcement and Regulatory Update

On Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 1 p.m. EST, join us for a special bonus webinar in Conn Maciel Carey’s 2022 OSHA Webinar Series regarding a …Michigan OSHA Enforcement and Regulatory Update

Impact of Worker Fatigue on Hazard Recognition Skills

This study explored the links of fatigue on hazard recognition skills in construction. 155 electrical power transmission and distribution line …Impact of Worker Fatigue on Hazard Recognition Skills

Rail Strike: Which Side Are You On?

When last we discussed employer greed labor problems in the rail industry, President Joe “the most labor-friendly President in American history” …Rail Strike: Which Side Are You On?

Weekly Toll: Missing from the Thanksgiving Table

How workers died last week. Falls, shootings, forklifts, snow removal, hit-and-runs  ….. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the …Weekly Toll: Missing from the Thanksgiving Table

In What Conditions Do People Adopt “Resilient” Behavior for Safety?

I found this an interesting little study. They studied how people employ resilient behaviours to varying degrees of variability. Via use of a fire …In What Conditions Do People Adopt “Resilient” Behavior for Safety?

Power Plant Manhole Mania

Revised 11/26/2022 Originally posted February 1, 2013: It is vitally important that a manhole cover be round. By just being square or even oval, it …Power Plant Manhole Mania

OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Inspection at Dollar General Store in Columbus Finds Familiar Hazards, Dangers as Company Continues to Expose Workers, Violate Federal Law Friday, November 25, 2022 COLUMBUS, OH – When federal workplace safety inspectors opened an investigation at a Dollar General store in Columbus, they discovered violations that were all-too-familiar and the kind that has led to more than … Continue reading OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Fostering Ethical Conduct Through Psychological Safety

Fostering Ethical Conduct Through Psychological Safety Line managers are key to creating safe spaces for employees to discuss concerns. — Read on sloanreview.mit.edu/article/fostering-ethical-conduct-through-psychological-safety/

Has the pendulum swung too far in investigations and safety?

When investigating adverse events, “has the pendulum swing too far” towards remote and abstract organisational factors and away from local conditions…Has the pendulum swung too far in investigations and safety?

I’m a Safety Basher

This is the response I often get whenever I offer criticism and offer free constructive alternatives to traditional safety. Rather than actually …I’m a Safety Basher

A Scaffolder’s Journey in SPoR – A Podcast

Lovely to hear the positive story about how SPoR provides constructive and positive approaches to tackling risk. This is the story of a scaffolder …A Scaffolder’s Journey in SPoR – A Podcast