“September 11, 2001 – We Will Never Forget”

Two Thousand One, Nine Eleven~ Paul Spreadbury, York Beach, ME, Two thousand one, nine eleven Five thousand plus arrive in heaven. As they pass through the gate, Thousands more appear in wait A tall bearded man with stovepipe hat Steps forward saying, “Lets sit, lets chat. They settle down in seats of clouds A man … Continue reading “September 11, 2001 – We Will Never Forget”

OSHA QuickTakes – June 3, 2013 Edition

In this issue OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas, Oklahoma Louisiana woman sentenced to 57 months in prison for providing fraudulent hazard waste training and impersonating OSHA official in wake of Gulf Oil Spill OSHA safety stand-down at Southeast construction work sites kicks off OSHA's … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – June 3, 2013 Edition

The Cost of Falls and What You Can Do to Stop Them

by Jim Maddux on May 30, 2013 Last May, 28-year-old Adrien Zamora fell 40 feet from a scaffold while restoring an 11-story building in New York. It was his first day on the job, and he had not been given a fall protection harness or the necessary safety training. He left behind a wife and … Continue reading The Cost of Falls and What You Can Do to Stop Them

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

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – January 11, 2013

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 01/07/2013 Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities Fire safety takes center stage for Baltimore students Jefferson … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – January 11, 2013

OSHA QuickTakes – November 15, 2012

In this issue OSHA staff works to assure that recovery workers are protected as Hurricane Sandy cleanup and reconstruction continues throughout eastern U.S. Black Friday is November 23: OSHA urges retail employers to protect workers from injuries during holiday sales with safe crowd management planning Tennessee Valley Authority contractor convicted of falsifying safety and health … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – November 15, 2012

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – December 3, 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 12/03/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Safety Activities Partners Promote Awareness with Giveaway of Smoke Alarms - … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – December 3, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Emergency Information – October 29, 2012

This time-lapse animation shows Hurricane Sandy from the vantage point of geostationary orbit—35,800 km (22,300 miles) above the Earth. The animation shows Sandy on October 28, 2012, from 7:15 to 6:26 EDT. Light from the changing angles of the sun highlight the structure of the clouds. The images were collected by NOAA's GOES-14 satellite. The … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy Emergency Information – October 29, 2012

Fire Prevention Weekly Update – August 28, 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 08/27/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities City to inspect rental properties for smoke detectors (Iowa) … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Update – August 28, 2012

Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

The Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management presents the 29 CFR 1910.147, Lockout/Tagout Interactive Training Program. We developed the program jointly with the Directorates of Enforcement Programs, Safety Standards and Guidance, the Office of Training and Education, and the Office of the Solicitor. Compliance officers in Philadelphia, New York, and Atlanta assisted us as … Continue reading Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program