An increasing number of jobs once performed by humans are now performed by robots. Most incidents of injury occur during activities such as maintenance, programming, and adjustments of robots. To avoid such incidents, employers should consider the following fundamental areas for safety improvements.
“Everyone has a part to play” to help ensure underground utility safety and damage prevention. That’s the message of a new video and related online and print resources from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced the availability of $1 million for training or training materials to support mine rescue or mine emergency preparedness in underground mines.
An effective safety program doesn’t come out of nowhere. It takes years of hard work and dedication, a company’s leadership, an engaged workforce and a safety system that addresses all the major causes of injuries.
Slips, trips and falls are a major challenge for safety professionals. Not only are they responsible for 25% of all occupational injuries that require time off work, but they’re also notoriously difficult to solve.