OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

  I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Update: RIN Data DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AC48 Publication ID: Fall 2013 Title: Injury and Illness Prevention Program Abstract: OSHA is developing a rule requiring employers to implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program. It involves planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes … Continue reading OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

OSHA Urges Cell Tower Employers to Protect Workers After Recent Rise of Fatalities

In 2013, there were 13 fatalities at communication tower worksites, surpassing the body count from the previous two years combined. So far this year, there have been four worker deaths, including three deaths stemming from the collapse of two cell towers at the same worksite in Clarksburg, W.Va. OSHA Administrator Dr. David Michaels sent a … Continue reading OSHA Urges Cell Tower Employers to Protect Workers After Recent Rise of Fatalities

OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Update: RIN Data DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AC48 Publication ID: Fall 2013 Title: Injury and Illness Prevention Program Abstract: OSHA is developing a rule requiring employers to implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program. It involves planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes and … Continue reading OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

Hot Off The Press: The 2013 DART Rate OSHA Letters Are Going Out. – Is Your Company On The List?

OSHA DART Rate Inspection List 2013(1) <--Download Excel Spreadsheet Here It’s that time of year again: March Madness bracket disasters, turkey hunting in the southeast, spring weather and letters from fed-OSHA for those with high DART rates.  Days Away, Restricted and Transferred reflects the more severe (and expensive) injuries and illnesses that resulted in lost-time, … Continue reading Hot Off The Press: The 2013 DART Rate OSHA Letters Are Going Out. – Is Your Company On The List?

OSHA Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) White Paper

I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Introduction/Executive Summary An injury and illness prevention program,1 is a proactive process to help employers find and fix workplace hazards before workers are hurt. We know these programs can be effective at reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Many workplaces have already … Continue reading OSHA Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) White Paper

Deadliest U.S. Jobs & The Safest and Deadliest U.S. Cities to Work In

Read more at: http://www.duralabel.com/infographics/deadliest-us-jobs-cities.php#ixzz2JUOtPi8c Click on Infographic to enlarge! Source: Duralabel  

The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2012 Release #13-066 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents of young children to anchor and stabilize their televisions, … Continue reading The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

The Number of US Worker Fatalities Held Nearly Steady from 2009 to 2010

Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released August 25 show little change in the number of workplace fatalities in 2010 compared with 2009. Last year, 4,547 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,551 fatal work injuries in 2009. In response, Secretary of … Continue reading The Number of US Worker Fatalities Held Nearly Steady from 2009 to 2010

OSHA Quick Takes – February 1, 2011

In this issue Two Illinois grain handling facilities fined more than $1.3 million after three workers are fatally engulfed in storage bins OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise and examines other approaches to prevent work-related hearing loss Revised National Emphasis Program expands worker protection against exposure to harmful food flavorings OSHA temporarily withdraws proposed … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – February 1, 2011

Moment of whim a fatal mistake for young teacher on Halloween in Chicago

In "The Watchmen" comic book series, there are two Silk Spectres, with mother handing down the role to daughter. Unlike most comic book superheroes, Silk Spectre has no special powers, but she is an expert at hand-to-hand combat. Megan Duskey The staircase where Megan Duskey, 23 fell to her death during a Halloween Party at … Continue reading Moment of whim a fatal mistake for young teacher on Halloween in Chicago