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Graphic Products releases violations report as a safety training resource
February 11, 2016
Preventable deaths and workplace accidents continue to occur at the hands of saw blades and conveyor belts. The data has been collected in the annual OSHA Top Ten Violation Report for 2015, which reveals that the total number of incidents were down 4.5% from 2014, and 11% from 2013. Graphic Products has analyzed the data and outlined preventative measures to ensure worksites not only meet OSHA compliance, but provide safety resources to equip workers.
OSHA has renewed its alliance with Crane, Hoist and Monorail Partners, signing a five year agreement to address hazards and new technology encountered by workers who manufacture and use cranes, hoists and monorails.
Fissured workplaces, getting the word out about construction industry fall prevention and an OSH settlement that goes beyond money were among the top occupational safety- and health-related stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
A serious injury on August 10, 2015 to a landscape company employee prompted an OSHA investigation and resulted in citations being issued for two willful, five serious, and one other-than-serious safety and health violations.
Protecting workers in fissured workplaces – where there is increasingly the possibility that more than one employer is benefiting from their work – has been a major focus for the Wage and Hour Division in recent years.
OSHA has certified New Jersey's State Plan for protecting the safety and health of state and local government workers. The New Jersey Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health State Plan covers more than 530,000 state and local government workers.