OSHA QuickTakes – January 16, 2013

APP Challenge winners announced: Technology promotes worker safety and health BNSF Railway Co. signs accord with OSHA regarding employee practices under Federal Railroad Safety Act New Whistleblower Protection Programs Advisory Committee to meet Jan. 29 Semiannual regulatory agenda published New Clinicians webpage provides resource for healthcare professionals Protecting recovery workers in the aftermath of Sandy … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – January 16, 2013

OSHA Quick Takes – September 18, 2012

    In this issue Susan Harwood Training Grant Program recipients announced: OSHA awards $10.7 million in grants to 72 nonprofit organizations DEADLINE EXTENDED: Take the Worker Safety & Health Challenge before November 30 Oil and gas stakeholder meeting to be webcast on September 20–21 Register online now! OSHA revises appeals process for three whistleblower … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – September 18, 2012

OSHA QuickTakes – September 1, 2011

September 1, 2011 · Volume 10, Issue 17 A twice monthly e-news product with information about workplace safety and health. In this issue OSHA provides information and assistance to protect workers from hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup Bureau of Labor Statistics Releases 2010 preliminary workplace fatality data Solis and ambassadors of three Central American countries … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – September 1, 2011

OSHA Hazard Alert – Scissor Lift Safety

Student Worker Killed While Filming Football Practice from a Scissor Lift The scissor lift shown above is an example and is included for illustrative purposes only. It is not the specific lift involved in the incident described in this Hazard Alert. Incident During the Fall 2010 college football season, a student who was also an … Continue reading OSHA Hazard Alert – Scissor Lift Safety