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OSHA Cites Florida, Wisconsin Employers for Fall Violations

On July 27, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced citations for J & L Roofing Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, following an employee’s fatal fall and proposed $74,751 in penalties. On July 28, OSHA announced it also cited Lopez Roofing of Appleton, Wisconsin, with one repeat and one serious violation and proposed penalties […]

GAO: NIOSH Needs to Bolster WTC Program Access

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) needs to closely monitor members’ timely access to health services under its World Trade Center Health Program, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded in a new report (GAO-22-105303) released July 29. Eligible responders and survivors of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks receive health services through […]

Back to Basics: Machine Guarding Requirements

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s standards for machine guarding in the general, construction, maritime, and agricultural industries. Working with machinery and moving machine parts is common in many workplaces, and according to OSHA, it has […]

Infographic: Lockout/Tagout

Workers are exposed to hazardous energy in a number of different industries, especially during equipment and machinery maintenance and servicing. Here’s what you need to know about lockout/tagout.

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Infographic: Lockout/Tagout

Workers are exposed to hazardous energy in a number of different industries, especially during equipment and machinery maintenance and servicing. Here’s what you need to know about lockout/tagout.

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Magid Silicone Coated Gloves for Window Manufacturing Last Up to Six Times Longer

Innovative solution for window manufacturers looking for adhesion resistance, high cut resistance, and dexterity ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (August 1, 2022) – Window manufacturers and other industries that work with hot melt and sealant can have it all with Magid’s RepTek Grip® silicone palm-coated gloves providing adhesion resistance paired with high cut resistance and dexterity. Hot butyl […]

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Why Roof Hatches Can Be Dangerous Fall Hazards

Falls are far too common, and the results are often devastating. According to the National Safety Council, falls killed 42,114 people at home and work in 2020, making it the second most common cause of unintentional death in the United States. In addition, during that same period, 211,640 workers were hurt badly enough in a workplace fall to need days away from work. This article is sponsored by Diversified Fall Protection.

The Makings of the EHS Leader of Tomorrow

In this whitepaper, Origami Risk explores the question “What contributes to the success of EHS professionals as they strive to advance safety culture and improve workplace safety?” Based on the primary interviews, secondary research, and the results of Origami’s EHS maturity assessment, we help EHS professionals get a glimpse into: Common challenges EHS professionals must […]

Moving the Needle: Employee Upskilling in the Modern Workforce

In our “Moving the Needle: Employee Upskilling in the Modern Workforce” report, nearly 400 executives, directors, managers, and professionals from the human resources and environmental health and safety (EHS) industries responded during March 2022 and weighed in on the presence of upskilling and training programs in their workplace. With this closer look, we aim to […]