Today we’re getting answers from EHS Hero® experts for two forklift-related questions. First, does OSHA require floor markings to clarify pedestrian walkways where lift traffic may be present? And second, does OSHA require annual forklift inspections? Read on to see what the experts had to say.
It can be tough to navigate all the safety management systems available. They range from voluntary guidelines to international industry consensus standards with formal certification processes.
Are your employees safe and healthy? How much of an impact can you have on your employees’ overall health?
When there’s a near miss, how do you view it? Do you view it as a lucky break? Or do you view it as a golden opportunity? If you’re not taking the latter view, you may be missing your chance to get everyone on the same safety page.
Several people, including one carrying a firearm, recently blocked the entrance of a Florence, Oregon, restaurant and threatened Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Oregon OSHA) compliance officers investigating violations of the state’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS), according to the agency.
On February 24, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued corrections to its August 31, 2020, amendments to the construction and shipyard beryllium standards (86 FR 11119).
The deadline for our Safety Standout Awards nominations is now two weeks away! As we continue to receive applications ahead of March 1, 2021, we’re taking a look back at some of our previous award winners. Read on to learn more about these programs and professionals and then put your organization forward for recognition.
We are all aware of the pandemic’s impact on our lives—social distancing, protective masks, and so on—but are you as aware of the impact on the supply chain? With slower global production and increasing costs causing disruptions for companies up and down the supply chain, making sure your contractors and suppliers are safe is now […]
In August 2020, we had to update the color-coded legend of our interactive map of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States, increasing the numbers tenfold to keep up with rising counts. As of February 2021, all but 16 states had exceeded our revised upper limit of 200,000 cases. So, we’ve had to increase […]
As Senior Risk Control Manager at Safety National, Maryann Hoff, CSP, ARM, MEHS, is deeply familiar with both the technical and the human aspects of safety. Her wide variety of personal and professional experiences, ranging from a childhood amid civil war to leveraging data to understand the connections underpinning today’s organizations, have given Hoff an […]