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OSHA Announces Updates on Recordkeeping Rule

The following guest post was written by Fositi Marie Athey of OSHAcampus.com The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on reporting illnesses and injuries, as well as an updated list on recordkeeping … 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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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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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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