The Trials and Tribulations of the Chemical Safety Board

The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (a.k.a the Chemical Safety Board or CSB) is a small agency with a noble mission — and a short …The Trials and Tribulations of the Chemical Safety Board

Multiple Accidents Bring Boston Construction Projects to a Halt

Intel | Multiple Accidents Bring Boston Construction Projects to a Halt — Read on http://www.burnsandwilcox.com/insights/multiple-accidents-bring-boston-construction-projects-to-a-halt/

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Last week: Three killed in trench collapses, Ohio public employee (with no OSHA coverage) dies in wastewater treatment plant, firefighter crushed in …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

Two construction workers were killed in a trench collapse Friday in St. Paul, Minnesota. The workers were identified as Bob Brandtjen and 66 year old…2 Killed in Trench Collapse Should Still be Alive

MSHA Best Practice and Health Hazard Cards | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

MSHA has developed an extensive set of pocket cards with safety and health in mind, formatted to be easily printed, carried, and shared. Best Practice (BP) cards provide DOs and DON’Ts established to keep yourself and others out of harm’s way. Health Hazard (HH) cards provide important information you need to know to prevent occupational … Continue reading MSHA Best Practice and Health Hazard Cards | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat

MSHA Launches Enforcement Initiative To Protect Miners From Overexposure To Respirable Crystalline Silica | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Brent I. Clark, Adam R. Young, A. Scott Hecker, Ilana R. Morady, and Craig B. Simonsen Seyfarth Synopsis: We recently blogged that Silica is the New — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/osha-compliance/msha-launches-enforcement-initiative-to-protect-miners-from-overexposure-to-respirable-crystalline-silica/

Back Forty: How to protect farmworkers from heat-related kidney disease | Food and Environment Reporting Network

Back Forty will bring you periodic reviews, interviews and reporter insights about the stories they wrote. You can subscribe here or below. — Read on thefern.org/blog_posts/back-forty-how-to-protect-farmworkers-from-heat-related-kidney-disease/

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. Over 20 times as many die from …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

ICAM, construction investigations, and false dawns – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

“Do an ICAM” is probably one of the most ubiquitous terms when working in construction. It’s almost like Newton’s unknown law of construction work that an ICAM be performed for a serious or serious potential event. So how well do construction ICAM investigations align with systems thinking principles? How often do ICAMs evaluate upstream and… … Continue reading ICAM, construction investigations, and false dawns – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

Worker Killed. Not a “Mishap”

OK, just a very small rant. According to the Oxford Dictionary, “mishap” is defined as “bad luck, or an unlucky event or accident.” 24-year-old …Worker Killed. Not a “Mishap”

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety

Texas County Official Try To Protect Citizen From Pollution, but the State is Trying to Stop Them The goal of the environmental justice movement is …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety