Region 5 News Release: 13-1794-CHI Sept. 5, 2013 Contact: Scott Allen Rhonda Burke Phone: 312-353-6976 Email: allen.scott burke.rhonda OSHA cites Fox Valley Systems for 26 safety violations after 3 workers seriously injured in explosion and fire at Cary, Ill., paint plant Proposed fines total $262,000, company placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program CARY, Ill. – … Continue reading OSHA Cites Fox Valley Systems for 26 Safety Violations After 3 Workers Seriously Injured In Explosion & Fire At Cary, Illinois Plant
We’ve always known OSHA as the official authority of safety and health in the U.S. But very few are aware of the fact that it produced and distributed three films in 1980. While these films are nothing like the Hollywood blockbusters you queue for in movie houses, they were real pro productions. In fact, two … Continue reading 90 Minutes About OSHA Most People Have Never Seen
Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates, or other containers. Powered industrial trucks can either be ridden by the operator … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – Taking “Forklift Safety” To New Heights….The Wrong Way!
"I wonder how many people were injured in the making of this video?" It’s probably happened to most of us. That momentary lapse of inattention thinking about a personal problem or distracted by an activity that ends in a slip, trip or fall. A stumble down a stairway. A trip over an uneven surface. … Continue reading How You Can Prevent “Slips, Trips & Falls.”
Note: This video may sound and seem funny, but it's not, these are dangerous acts and accidents! Occupational safety and health information that applies to specific activities related to powered industrial trucks is also available, including: Loading and Unloading, Working with Hazardous Materials, and Vehicle Maintenance. Hazards Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Workers Who Operate … Continue reading Forklift Safety – Is Your Program Working?