“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”

Originally published here by Mikaela Delia We might be beating a dead horse here, as you’ve probably already been involved in countless forklift …“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”

Conn Maciel Carey is pleased to announce the launch of the Cal/OSHA Defense Report Blog

The Cal/OSHA attorneys in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice Group are excited to announce the launch of The Cal/OSHA Defense Report bog! The…Conn Maciel Carey is pleased to announce the launch of the Cal/OSHA Defense Report Blog

Fed OSHA and State OSH Plans Address Ventilation to Reduce the Workplace Spread of COVID-19

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force While each week seems to bring news of new COVID-19 rules imposed by a state, county or city, federal OSHA…Fed OSHA and State OSH Plans Address Ventilation to Reduce the Workplace Spread of COVID-19

CDC Updates Return-to-Work Guidance Again – Reduces Quarantine Time

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force As we noted in a Client Alert last month, the CDC issued its new guidance for “Close Contacts” in a way …CDC Updates Return-to-Work Guidance Again – Reduces Quarantine Time

“OSHA Recordable Injuries- To Record Or Not To Record – Here Are Some Answers”

Safety Records: Recording Work-Related Illness and Injury Each employer is required by OSHA to keep records of fatalities, injuries, and illnesses. Specifically, they must record each fatality, injury and illness that is work-related is a new case, and meets one or more of the general recording criteria noted in Section 1904.7 (or the application to … Continue reading “OSHA Recordable Injuries- To Record Or Not To Record – Here Are Some Answers”

“PeopleWork: 4 Simple Steps To Build Better Motivation for Safety” @KevinBurnsBGI

Published on Jun 20, 2017 http://www.kevburns.com Improve an employee's motivation to do the work and you improve their motivation to do the work safely. On this episode, we will explore four easy steps to improving employees' motivation in safety. As a front-line safety person or supervisor, you may not be aware of it but you … Continue reading “PeopleWork: 4 Simple Steps To Build Better Motivation for Safety” @KevinBurnsBGI

“The True Cost Of Work Related Injuries – Accidents Cost More Than People Realize!”

The True Cost Of Work Related Injuries – An infographic by the team at SafetyVideos.com

The Value Of Nothing

Another thought provoking post by my friend Phil La Duke.

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By Phil La Duke

We live in a post-Napster world where everything on the internet is believed to be free, or at very least that it should be free. It’s easy to blame lazy, self-centered, shiftless Millenials for this, but what then of lazy, self-centered, shiftless Baby Boomers, and Gen Xers? Everyone shares the blame of the lowering of the collective IQ of the blogosphere, and it’s because we place no value on something we get for free.

I’m as guilty as anyone of this. In this crap made in China world why have electronics repaired when it’s cheaper to through it out and buy a new one.  The less we pay for something the less we value it.

So what value do we place on safety advice given to us for free? Zero, zip, nil. Recently someone published an article I wrote, word for word (except for an opening…

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“Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace” & “Workplace Ergonomics Video”

 By: James Anderson Workplace ergonomics is getting a lot of attention nationwide in response to a sharp increase in musculoskeletal disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome. These occupational injuries often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee and ultimately, higher costs for the employer. Factors such as work … Continue reading “Four Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace” & “Workplace Ergonomics Video”

“Safety Photo of the Day Gallery – “The Crazy Things People Do”