Fire Prevention Weekly Update – March 6, 2013

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus fire safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 03/04/2013 Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities Auburn to offer Citizens Fire Academy (Maine) Fire department providing smoke detectors to those … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – March 6, 2013

OSHA Compliance: Why An End of the Year Safety Audit Makes Good Business Sense

By Ed Foulke –Partner at Fisher & Phillips, Atlanta, Ga. It is the end of the year and fortunately OSHA has not showed up at your front door to conduct an inspection. You are well aware of OSHA’s increased focus on enforcement and want to ensure that if OSHA does decide to conduct an inspection, … Continue reading OSHA Compliance: Why An End of the Year Safety Audit Makes Good Business Sense

Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

The Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management presents the 29 CFR 1910.147, Lockout/Tagout Interactive Training Program. We developed the program jointly with the Directorates of Enforcement Programs, Safety Standards and Guidance, the Office of Training and Education, and the Office of the Solicitor. Compliance officers in Philadelphia, New York, and Atlanta assisted us as … Continue reading Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

OSHA Deploying Staff to Areas in the South Affected by Tornadoes and Storms

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has deployed teams of technical experts to provide assistance as areas devastated by this week's storms begin their recovery efforts. OSHA staff is meeting with incident commanders at the various county emergency management centers in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia to assess safety needs and provide guidance to assist them … Continue reading OSHA Deploying Staff to Areas in the South Affected by Tornadoes and Storms

Exclusive!! “From The BP Disaster To Everyday Occupational Hazards, New Book Offers Scientific Solution To Workplace Safety”

Safety experts Judy Agnew and Aubrey Daniels say behavioral science, not just engineering or physics, holds key to improving workplace safety Atlanta, Georgia (December 9, 2010) – A new book says that science could have helped prevent everything from the BP oil spill to the recent recall of salmonella-tainted eggs, but not the science that … Continue reading Exclusive!! “From The BP Disaster To Everyday Occupational Hazards, New Book Offers Scientific Solution To Workplace Safety”

Graco Recalls Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation Four Infant Strangulation Deaths Reported

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission … Continue reading Graco Recalls Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation Four Infant Strangulation Deaths Reported