Articles Tagged with ''workplace injuries''

Workplace eye injuries by the numbers

March 4, 2014
For Workplace Eye Wellness Month in March, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed a Workplace Eye Injuries by the Numbers infographic with statistics about occupational eye injuries by industry.

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OSHA’s Michaels still touting I2P2

October 31, 2013

In a press tele-conference last week, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels once again took the opportunity to promote the much-ballyhooed and controversial Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (I2P2). “Certainly, we encourage employers to adopt and embrace I2P2,” he said. “In the VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) thousand of companies have adopted the principles of I2P2. So we know it works."

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Enhanced analytics and communications functionality in Predictive Solutions’ latest workplace safety software release

Users of SafetyNet, the leading technology for saving lives by predicting workplace injuries, now have access to additional features that help them keep their workers safer
August 5, 2013

Predictive Solutions Corporation announced today that version 9.0 of its SafetyNet software, used to predict and prevent workplace injuries, is now available to its customers. “The enhancements in this upgrade are some of the most significant we’ve released in the last several years and are largely based on customer feedback,” said Griffin Schultz, Predictive Solutions’ general manager.

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Safety’s surge in the energy industries

How to prevent “Struck-by” and “Caught-in” hazards from causing injuries

July 9, 2013
Due to the United States’ renewed interest in becoming energy self-sufficient, drilling for oil and gas in parts of the U.S. has accelerated to a fever pitch.

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Safety manager sent to prison for lying about workplace injuries

Treatment for broken bones, etc. was denied or delayed to get bonuses
April 16, 2013

A former safety manager of the Shaw Group has been sentenced to 78 months in prison for deliberately falsifying records of workplace injuries. Shaw, formerly Stone and Webster Construction, held a contract for construction services at several TVA facilities, and used the false injury reports to claim bonuses of more than $2.5 million under the contract.

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Understand the human dynamics of worker safety

January 3, 2013
What could be worse,” bellowed W. Edwards Deming at his four-day workshop in 1991, than “on-the-job training”.

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Lessons in workplace hearing protection

November 1, 2012
Cost injuries that occur on the job are immediately obvious; the injury — or at least the pain associated with the injury — will present itself right away.

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Hand protection: Serious injuries to fingers & hands

November 1, 2012
Every year: 250,000 serious injuries to fingers, hands & wrists

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Honeywell Safety Products launches Innovative Safety Products to help Safety Managers lead their workers to safety

October 22, 2012
Honeywell Safety Products today announced a host of new, innovative safety products — across a wide range of applications — to help safety managers build an enduring culture of safety that minimizes injuries and maintains a more protective and productive workplace.

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Safety incentives: Reject cash for rewards

October 5, 2012
A May 12, 2012, report by the Government Accounting Office “Better OSHA Guidance Needed on Safety Incentive Programs” raises some concerns about incentive programs and the way that many companies are using them.

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