Five thousand twenty seven occupational hand injuries treated at a hand and microsurgery hospital between 1992 and 2005 were included in the study reported in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
OSHA proposes more than $188K in fines for supermarket chain
September 18, 2015
Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bills itself as an industry leader and innovator. However, recurring hazards at its 1500 Brooks Ave. bakery in Rochester — and injuries to two workers — suggest a need for the supermarket chain to address workplace safety for its employees.
A study of French railroad workers was cited at a session Monday of the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo in Salt Lake City, a session looking to increase EHS professionals’ understanding of occupational medicine issues.
As a safety team member, leader or manager you should understand the basic principle, vision and values of why your company was created. It either provides a needed product to a consumer base or valuable service to an industry or community.
When most people think about going into work every day, they probably assume a few things. One of those things is that they won’t be physically assaulted while doing their job. That they will go home at the end of the day without being injured or killed.
Adding Inequality to Injury: The Cost of Failing to Protect Workers on the Job,” is a recently released 20-page OSHA report that has the agency jumping into the national debate about income inequality and raising the federal minimum wage.
At the time of their accidents, Jeremy Lewis was 27, Josh Potter 25. The men lived within 75 miles of each other. Both were married with two children about the same age. Both even had tattoos of their children’s names.
OSHA report shows high cost of workplace accidents
March 6, 2015
A new report from OSHA shows how workplace injuries and illnesses can force working families out of the middle class and into poverty. Adding Inequality to Injury: The Costs of Failing to Protect Workers on The Job explores the heavy costs of occupational injuries on workers, their families and the economy.
The ability to report severe injuries online in order to comply with updates to OSHA’s recordkeeping rule that went into effect Jan. 1st will not be available until mid-January, according to the agency. “The electronic form is currently under development,” according to a statement from OSHA.