Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28, is a day to honor those who have died on the job, to acknowledge the suffering of families and communities, and to recommit to creating safe and healthful workplaces. The date marks another important milestone in worker protection. Keep reading to learn more.
Category: Special Topics in Safety Management
Safety is a process, and as such, needs to be managed. This section offers resources to create a viable safety program, sell it to senior management, train supervisors and employees in using it, and then track and report your progress. Look also for ways to advance your own skills in these areas, both for your current job, and those that follow.
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Cal/OSHA fined a roofing and building supply company $62,320 for multiple serious accident-related safety violations following an investigation of a fatal forklift accident in San Francisco.
One of the country’s leading safety organizations is considering changing its name. Keep reading to find out why.
Think your business is too big to pursue a goal of zero injuries? Union Pacific (UP), one of the world’s largest transportation companies, says it’s inching ever closer.
Leading safety organizations are appealing to members of Congress to preserve federal funding for OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Read on to find out why concern is high.
The Indiana Governor’s Workplace Safety Award program recognizes employers in several categories. It also acknowledges the achievement of Everyday Safety Heroes. Nominees and recipients in this award category are not necessarily safety and health professionals. Rather, they are individuals who have championed safety and health excellence at their place of work.
It’s spring, and construction projects are in full bloom across the country. During the first week in April, Kentucky is focusing on reducing hazards for those who build and repair roads.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) recently presented individual awards of up to $6,000 to five Buckeye State employers who developed innovative solutions to reduce workplace injuries.
Recently, a subscriber asked the following question: Can we use a work platform connected to a fork truck to lift employees? If yes what are the regulations?
March is National Ladder Safety Month, an opportunity to review your policies, training, and equipment. Whether you’re a small service business with a couple of step stools around for lightbulb changes or a large contractor that uses complex climbing equipment, you’ll want to read on for the latest on ladders.