Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

This week: Confined space, machinery deaths,  shootings, stabbings, forklifts, electrocution, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed …Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

When in Doubt, Blame the Worker?

Those of you who have been following the various iterations of this blog since I first started in 2003 know there are a few things that make me …When in Doubt, Blame the Worker?

House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

The House of Representatives this morning passed its Build Back Better bill which will significantly increase OSHA’s maximum penalties and OSHA’s …House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

Florida Tries to Secede from OSHA

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made no secret of his belief that any government (or employer or school district) that takes any action to curb …Florida Tries to Secede from OSHA

30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force Since OSHA published its Vaccinations, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS in the Federal Register 11 days…30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

Weekly Toll: Workers Who Will Never See the Fall Leaves

On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. That’s almost 100 every week.  Ten times…Weekly Toll: Workers Who Will Never See the Fall Leaves

How One Accident Leads To Eventual Harm

https://vimeo.com/641673509 This workplace safety video is used in accordance with the USA Fair Use Doctrine for nonprofit educational purposes - 2021 Fifty years after the passage of the nation’s job safety laws, the toll of workplace injury, illness and death remains too high, and too many workers remain at serious risk. There is much more … Continue reading How One Accident Leads To Eventual Harm

Report Finds Meat Plant Workers’ COVID Cases Much Higher Than Previous Estimates

. Workers at the leading U.S. meatpacking plants experienced cases and death from COVID-19 that were up to three times previous estimates, according to a report by the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis seen by Reuters. The U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee surveyed major meatpackers Tyson Foods, JBS USA, Cargill, National Beef, and … Continue reading Report Finds Meat Plant Workers’ COVID Cases Much Higher Than Previous Estimates

Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out Is Vitally Important #LOTO #WorkplaceSafety

Note: The photos above are not intended for page views or shock value as I don't believe that those methods truly teach you anything in and of themselves. I don't know the particulars of the above accident, but I do know that the lack of a proper lock out - tag out (control of hazardous … Continue reading Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out Is Vitally Important #LOTO #WorkplaceSafety

“Recent Crane Accidents Renew Need For Crane Safety Training” #CraneSafety

Derrick, Hoist, and Crane Safety Manufacturers, shipyard workers, and construction workers depend on industrial lifting devices to move large, heavy objects. While lifting devices like derricks, hoists, and cranes improve productivity and make work easier, they require special attention when it comes to safety. Types of Crane Hazards No matter the industry, employees using or … Continue reading “Recent Crane Accidents Renew Need For Crane Safety Training” #CraneSafety