A look at falls, slips, and trips in the construction industry : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

A look at falls, slips, and trips in the construction industry MAY 04, 2022 The National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction runs from May 2 through May 6 and highlights fall hazards and fall prevention in the construction industry. In 2020, more than 1 in 5 workplace deaths occurred in the construction industry. Just over … Continue reading A look at falls, slips, and trips in the construction industry : The Economics Daily: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220513

The Plot to Keep Meatpacking Plants Open During COVID-19 — ProPublica

Newly released documents reveal that the meatpacking industry’s callousness toward the health of its workers and its influence over the Trump administration were far greater than previously known. — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/documents-covid-meatpacking-tyson-smithfield-trump

US Department of Labor reminds Southwest employers that workers need protection from the dangers of heat illness | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor reminds Southwest employers that workers need protection from the dangers of heat illness | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220511

Construction Worker Safety Guide

Construction Worker Safety Guide Construction sites are dangerous places to be. There’s a safety hazard awaiting innocent and unsuspecting workers in every corner. For this reason, clear and elaborate safety protocols have been put in place by agencies such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) to protect construction workers. — Read on http://www.lanierlawfirm.com/construction-worker-safety-guide/

A resilience engineering-based framework for assessing safety performance measurement systems: A study in the construction industry – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

This paper covered a resilience engineering-based framework for assessing Safety Performance Measurement Systems (SPMS). They used the TOE (Technical, Organisational, Environment) framework, four RE resilience abilities (monitor, anticipate, respond, learn) and the Resilience Assessment Grid as applied to construction projects via observations, document analysis and interviews. SPMSs are sub-systems of safety management systems and detail… … Continue reading A resilience engineering-based framework for assessing safety performance measurement systems: A study in the construction industry – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See

How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See So often in strategic planning and goal setting people can’t see the trade-offs and by-products they are putting in …How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction | Occupational Safety and Health Administration — Read on http://www.osha.gov/stop-falls-stand-down

Silica is the New Asbestos: New OSHA Regional Emphasis Program Will Target Respirable Silica Hazards in Six States | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Brent I. Clark, James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young, Patrick D. Joyce,  and Craig B. Simonsen Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has developed a new Regional Emphasis — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/osha-compliance/silica-is-the-new-asbestos-new-osha-regional-emphasis-program-will-target-respirable-silica-hazards-in-six-states/

Wax On Wax Off and Other Power Plant Janitorial Secrets

Revised 4/30/2022 Originally Posted on October 12, 2012: Two years before the movie Karate Kid came out at the movies in 1984, I had learned the …Wax On Wax Off and Other Power Plant Janitorial Secrets

‘Tis the Season…for Safe Digging | NTSB Safety Compass Blog

The warmer months are here, which means more time outside for many of us, whether for recreation or to tackle home-improvement projects. Personally, I’m looking forward to running in the mornings, biking in the evenings, and spending weekends digging around in my vegetable garden — but not before taking an important safety action. Call 811 … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season…for Safe Digging | NTSB Safety Compass Blog

PhilaPOSH: A Good Day to Remember the Dead and Fight for the Living

Last Friday was a beautiful, sunny day in Philadelphia. A perfect day for PhilaPOSH’s annual Workers Memorial Day celebration. This was the 3rd …PhilaPOSH: A Good Day to Remember the Dead and Fight for the Living