What You Should Know About OSHA’s Annotated PEL Tables

Yesterday, we focused on OSHA’s safer chemicals toolkit. Today, we turn to its annotated PEL tables. OSHA recognizes that many of its permissible exposure limits (PELs) are outdated and inadequate for ensuring protection of worker health. Most of OSHA’s PELs were issued shortly after adoption of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970, and […]

Tips for Safe Snow Removal

Every year people die of heart attacks while shoveling heavy snow, lose fingers in snowblower accidents, and fall from icy roofs. Don’t let this happen to your employees. Train them in safe snow removal. For people who smoke or are out of shape, shoveling snow can be especially hazardous. But even nonsmokers in good shape […]