September 30, 2019
Supervisors who bully the employees under their supervision pose a safety risk, a new study concluded. There was a clear relationship between abusive behavior among managers and supervisors and worsened safety behavior and poor safety outcomes among workers.
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September 12, 2019
At the 2019 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, OSHA presented the agency’s top 10 violations for fiscal year 2019. The order may have changed slightly, but the list remain remains the same as last year.
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August 22, 2019
Leading construction companies are recognizing the cost and productivity benefits offered by innovative tech solutions. As the industry approaches a digital revolution, the need to thoughtfully and effectively manage the serious risks associated with mobile devices and smartphones being used on the job is now more important than ever.
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July 10, 2019
Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job. In 2017, these injuries led to more than 104 million production days lost. From offices to construction sites, employees can suffer ergonomic injuries in myriad ways, including pushing too much weight, repeating tasks or sitting in an awkward position.
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June 5, 2019
John Newquist, former OSHA area director in Peoria, IL, and an agency employee from 1983 to 2012, identifies records/documents – what he calls the “scary 13” – employers often can’t produce during an inspection.
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May 22, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is asking for comments, data, and information about possible revisions to its Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard.
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