OSHA Quick Takes – June 2, 2014

    Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez launches unprecedented partnership for safety: More than 1 million workers across the country expected to "Stand-Down" to prevent falls in construction Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels today announced the kick-off for the national … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – June 2, 2014

OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

Falls From Floor - Floor Falls From Bridges Leading Edge Falls Re-Roofing Falls Scaffolding Falls FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CONSTRUCTION. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable. Falls can be prevented and lives can be … Continue reading OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

Falls From Floor - Floor Falls From Bridges Leading Edge Falls Re-Roofing Falls Scaffolding Falls FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CONSTRUCTION. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable. Falls can be prevented and lives can be … Continue reading OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

Falls From Floor - Floor Falls From Bridges Leading Edge Falls Re-Roofing Falls Scaffolding Falls   FALLS ARE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN CONSTRUCTION. In 2010, there were 264 fall fatalities (255 falls to lower level) out of 774 total fatalities in construction. These deaths are preventable. Falls can be prevented and lives can … Continue reading OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign – “Are Your Employees Trained?”

NIOSH eNews – December – 2012

John Howard, M.D. Director, NIOSH Roughnecks, Roustabouts, and Researchers: NIOSH’s Oil and Gas Extraction Safety and Health Program Protects Workers The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in oil and natural gas production in the United States. Since 2003, the number of rigs actively drilling in the U.S. (a measure of industry activity) has … Continue reading NIOSH eNews – December – 2012

OSHA QuickTakes – May 1, 2012

In this issue President Obama proclaims April 28, 2012 Workers' Memorial Day Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis observes Workers' Memorial Day at Action Summit for Worker Safety and Health, announces Fall Prevention Campaign OSHA memorializes fallen workers in events around the country New OSHA directive focuses on communications with victims' families following a workplace … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – May 1, 2012