OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

Winter storms create a variety of hazards and can have lingering impacts on everyday tasks and work activities. According to the National Weather Service, about 70 percent of injuries during winter storms result from vehicle accidents, and about 25 percent of injuries result from being caught out in the storm. Learning about how to prepare … Continue reading OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

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OSHA QuickTakes – February 15, 2012

In this issue OSHA's free On-site Consultation Program helps fund innovative safety training center in Maine OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility OSHA proposes $365,500 in fines to Wal-Mart for repeat and serious safety and health hazards at … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – February 15, 2012