Articles by Maureen Brady

Make sure your workers can quickly handle a cardiac crisis

December 5, 2013
According to OSHA, jobs with shift work, high stress, and exposure to certain chemicals and electrical hazards increase the risks of heart disease and cardiac arrest.


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OSHA’s construction confined space standard

Compare OSHA’s proposed standard to general industry rules
July 9, 2013
OSHA’s most recent Unified Agenda indicates that a final Confined Spaces in Construction rule could be coming soon.


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OSHA GHS training must be completed by December 1, 2013

May 9, 2013
OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) aims to provide a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets


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How to find life-saving AEDs

December 4, 2012
Public places and private workplaces across the nation are working to better respond to cardiac emergencies by stepping up efforts to map the location of the closest AEDs and developing new ways to access this information.


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Safe, segregated & secure

Are your hazardous chemicals properly contained?
June 6, 2012
Any facility that keeps hazardous chemicals on site must safely store and handle those materials to protect workers, the surrounding community, property and the environment.


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Cut to the chase

Blade safety points to impress upon workers
April 2, 2012
The utility knife is a handy tool widely used in many industries.


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Step toward safety

December 7, 2010

To ensure a proper fit, shoes should be purchased later in the day when feet are at their largest.


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Safety footwear: A strong foundation

December 9, 2009
All good safety programs start with a strong foundation, so here’s a short primer on the ABC’s of workplace foot protection.
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Gift card use booms

June 9, 2009
Experts say workers need to be motivated now more than ever, and gift cards are often the motivational tool of choice.
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Protective footwear

December 3, 2008
Check out OSHA’s answers to some questions about workplace safety footwear.
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