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The Elk River Chemical Spill: A Preventive Maintenance Cautionary Tale

Drinking Water Contaminated, a Company Bankrupted, a Federal Emergency Declared: All Because of One Leaky Tank Last January, when it was discovered that a single leaky tank had poured some 10,000 gallons of an industrial chemical into the Elk River … Continue reading

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OSHA Fall Protection: Plan, Provide and Train

In this week’s guest blog from F. Marie Athey (OHST) of OSHAcampus.com, the rise in fall hazards is discussed along with tips on how to reduce them. And don’t miss our own take on this issue at OSHAcampus.com. by F … Continue reading

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ManagerPlus Fall Protection Piece Featured on OSHAcampus.com

ManagerPlus contributed a piece this week to OSHAcampus.com on the subject of fall hazards and how companies can minimize this persistent problem. Despite exorbitant fines and the serious, often fatal, injuries that result from these hazards, they remain atop OSHA’s … Continue reading

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Protect Your Employees from Asbestos and Lead: NY company Faces $2.3 Million in OSHA Fines

In a special guest blog this week, F Marie Athey of OSHAcampus.com details some of the key measures companies must implement in order to protect their workers from the dangers associated with asbestos and lead exposure. These steps can be … Continue reading

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Beyond the Regulations Manual: How to Maintain a Safe Environment at Work

Guest Post by Carrie Winans The importance of safety regulations and the impact of not following such regulations, laws and rules are seen on the news daily. Failure to wear seat belts increases injuries in car accidents, oil companies cause … Continue reading

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Preventing Machine Malfunction Injuries with Training and Maintenance

A basic Google search on injuries stemming from malfunctioning equipment will tell you almost everything you need to know about them without having to click a single link: most of the results are for law firms that specialize in  extracting … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, An Overview of 29 CFR 1926

  OSHA estimates that 3,945 workers died in 2012, 775 or 19.6 percent of whom were working in the construction industry when they experienced accidents linked to falls, struck-by objects, electrocution and caught-in/between hazards also known as the Fatal Four. … Continue reading

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OSHA Proposes Rulemaking to Improve Tracking Measures for Worker Injuries and Illness Incidences

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a new rule to improve the monitoring of incidences of workplace injuries and illnesses across American workplaces, according to an OSHA news release published last November. The announcement came on the heels … Continue reading

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Safety Incentives: How to Motivate Compliance

  Check out our guest blog for OSHA Campus where we explore the recent uptick in OSHA violations and provide some insight into how the trend might reversed: http://www.oshacampus.com/blog/promoting-a-safe-work-culture-disincentives-arent-working/

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As Heat Use Rises, So Do Fire Hazards: Some Checks to Stay Safe This Winter

This past November was colder than usual in the U.S. (though it was exceptionally warm elsewhere in the world), which is likely to prompt increased use of heating devices in facilities and cause a corresponding increase in fire hazards. According … Continue reading

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