Job Opening – ” ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER – PLANT – KANSAS CITY, KS LOCATION”

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER – PLANT – KANSAS CITY, KS LOCATION FPC of Raleigh has been engaged to find a new PLANT ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER (EHS MANAGER) for our client, a large international manufacturing company. This role will be located in and be responsible for the full EHS function at the KANSAS … Continue reading Job Opening – ” ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER – PLANT – KANSAS CITY, KS LOCATION”

OSHA QuickTakes – January 16, 2013

New resources available on protecting hospital workers, enhancing patient safety OSHA hosts informal public meeting, extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses Stakeholders join OSHA for silica rulemaking Web chat Listening sessions seek public input on chemical safety Assistant Secretary Michaels addresses National COSH Conference, celebrates graduating class … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – January 16, 2013

Wild Tornado Weekend in Oklahoma, Kansas & Midwest – Are You Prepared?

Video Courtesy of TVNWeather.com By Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor: The start of spring brings blooming flowers, balmier temperatures and something else not so pleasant: the threat of tornadoes. Tornadoes are some of the toughest weather Mother Nature can dish out, often appearing with little warning and possessing strong winds that can cause serious damage. … Continue reading Wild Tornado Weekend in Oklahoma, Kansas & Midwest – Are You Prepared?

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 6, 2012

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 Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 09/04/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Marion Fire Department provides safety kits to kindergarteners (Iowa) … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – September 6, 2012

OSHA Daily Headlines – August 30, 2012

  Families sue over Kansas grain elevator blast Kansas City Star "Bartlett Grain's disregard for the law led to a catastrophic accident and heartbreaking tragedy for the workers who were injured or killed, their families and the agricultural community," U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said in April in response to ... See all stories on … Continue reading OSHA Daily Headlines – August 30, 2012

A Leader In Safety In Wichita, Kansas – How to Proactively Gain the Upper Hand

Amid a rash of OSHA inspections, Kurt Danielson turned the tables by inviting inspectors to his business. In the process he boosted morale and shop productivity, and put his shop in the industry’s top tier for safety. Britt Johnsen NOTHING TO HIDE: Rather than wait to be randomly inspected, Kurt Danielson invited OSHA into his … Continue reading A Leader In Safety In Wichita, Kansas – How to Proactively Gain the Upper Hand

Wiped off the map: Shocking Before and After Images Reveal How Giant Tornado Ripped Apart Joplin’s City Landmarks

By John Stevens Last updated at 4:07 PM on 28th May 2011 Devastating 198mph tornado tore a path a mile wide and six miles long straight through Joplin, Missouri Deadliest single tornado in more than 60 years with at least 125 people killed 1,500 people still remain unaccounted for, according to fire officials 'This is … Continue reading Wiped off the map: Shocking Before and After Images Reveal How Giant Tornado Ripped Apart Joplin’s City Landmarks

Railroad Ordered to Pay Disciplined Kansas Employee for Reporting Work Related Injury

BNSF Railway Co. has been ordered to pay $95,096 to a Kansas employee it disciplined for reporting a work-related injury. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said this week that the penalty represents back wages, compensatory damages, attorney's fees and punitive damages following a whistleblower-case investigation. The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that the employee was suspended … Continue reading Railroad Ordered to Pay Disciplined Kansas Employee for Reporting Work Related Injury

60 killed in grain elevators in Kansas since 1980

Video:Man survives a near-drowning in sunflower seeds in silo. Over the past three decades, more than 680 Kansans have been killed on the job. Nearly one in 10 died while working at a grain elevator. The 60 grain elevator deaths include three painters who fell 125 feet from the top of an elevator in Jetmore … Continue reading 60 killed in grain elevators in Kansas since 1980