http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNcsTRQNZLE "Temporary Work, Lasting Harm" by Michael Grabell, Olga Pierce and Jeff Larson ProPublica, Dec. 18, 2013, 2:27 p.m. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This was it, he told his brother Jojo. He would finally be able to pay his mother back for the fender bender, buy some new shoes and, if things went well, maybe even … Continue reading Temporary Worker Safety – “What You Need To Know & A Real Life Story”
Santa's job isn't without its risks. Just imagine working under serious time pressure, moving around on snowy roofs in the dark... In Florida, "Santa Claus" was getting ready for the upcoming Christmas work rush and brushing up on his rappelling technique at a local shopping mall. But the exercise didn't go exactly as planned. … Continue reading Tech Tips for Saint Nick – By Petzl Fall Arrest Products ®
Video Courtesy of the Phoenix Fire Department ® Carbon dioxide blamed for Pooler McDonald's death 9/14/2011 By Constance Cooper Carbon dioxide leaking into the walls of a Pooler McDonald’s caused an 80-year-old woman to die last week, investigators have found. It’s the third time in six years carbon dioxide sickened people at a U.S. McDonald’s. … Continue reading Deaths & Injury Incidents on the Rise at Restaurants Using Liquid CO2 – Re-Posted Due To High Interest!
Work Zone Safety: Part 1 of 5 IDOT Videoss for Illinois Drivers Roadway work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane changes and for workers who build, repair, and maintain our Nation’s streets, bridges, and highways. The Federal Highway Administration reports fatal crashes in … Continue reading Highway Work Zone & Construction Safety
Twenty-six years after the devastating explosion of the space shuttle Challenger during launch, new amateur footage of the event has surfaced, offering a new perspective of that tragic day. The January 28, 1986 disaster was captured by then-19-year-old Jeffrey Ault with a Super 8mm camera while visiting Florida, and has now been made available to … Continue reading Off Topic News – Amateur Footage of 1986 Challenger Explosion Found
In this issue OSHA continues to cite beauty salons and manufacturers for formaldehyde exposure from some hair smoothing products OSHA launches new hair salon Web page MSHA cites corporate culture as root cause of Upper Big Branch Mine disaster OSHA improves "It's the Law" poster Web page to make it more accessible … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – December 15, 2011