This latest version makes it even easier to conduct jobsite inspections and collect workplace safety observations
January 13, 2015
Predictive Solutions announced today that version 2.0 of the SafetyNet app is now available for download from the App Store. Since the release of the SafetyNet app for iPhone® and iPad® in 2011, customers have been using the app to easily upload inspection and observation data to SafetyNet – the leading workplace safety software for predicting and preventing workplace injuries.
Agency releases preliminary fatality data for 2014
January 12, 2015
Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicates that 40 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines in 2014, two fewer than in the previous year.
According to ISHN’s 2015 EHS State of the Nation subscriber survey, job satisfaction and job security both receive high marks from about two-thirds of respondents – 63% express satisfaction with their current work and 65% feel secure in their jobs.
A new publication from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights how workers in grocery stores can reduce strains and sprains when moving materials from the delivery truck to the sales floor.
About four in ten (42%) of the ISHN subscribers surveyed in the 2015 EHS State of the Nation poll say their safety and health resource allocation will increase in 2015; 53% say resource allocation will hold steady with 2014 funding levels; and only 5% say resources will be cut.
During the past two years, two prisoners on a work-release program suffered permanent lung damage while other employees at the Fiberdome Inc.’s Lake Mills fiberglass manufacturing plant in Lake Mills, WI, plant were exposed to harmful levels of chemicals, dust and noise, according to reports released by OSHA.
While renovating an Evanston, Ill. Middle school, workers from six separate companies were exposed to asbestos, lead and electrical hazards, according to OSHA, which inspected the site after receiving a complaint. Staff and students were on summer break during the July 2014 inspection..
In the past eight years, Proframing Contractors Inc. was cited for 10 violations when it allowed employees to work on roofs without fall protection and then refused to pay the majority of its associated penalties from OSHA.
ISHN is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year. Check out their big anniversary issue, which includes content on the 50 leaders for today and tomorrow, historic dates since 1967 and 30 impact individuals in the safety industry