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Plant Engineering Publishes Machine Safety Article by ManagerPlus

Plant Engineering, a leading publication specializing in plant operations, maintenance, technology, and news, has posted a letter to the editor by ManagerPlus on the subject of machine guarding safety. The article begins: “At first glance, OSHA’s list of the Top … Continue reading

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How Scaffolding Helps Explain the Recent Spike in OSHA Citations

Do you know whether your scaffolding can hold its own weight plus four-times the maximum recommended load? Does your staff perform regular checks on stairs, supporting transoms, footings, braces, brackets, trusses, screw legs, ladders, etc.? Do your employees inspect rigging … Continue reading

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Companies Spend Billions on Safety But Many Accidents Remain Intractable: Here’s Why

Sales of safety equipment and supplies totaled $11 billion in 2012 in the U.S.—an amount greater than the GDP of Nicaragua. Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is a $33.3 billion industry globally. Suffice it to say, businesses around the world … Continue reading

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