When a framing contractor on an apartment project in San Antonio, Texas balked recently at having its workers use fall protection – based on the argument that he never used fall protection in residential construction – the construction management company overseeing the project lowered the boom.
PS DOORS will showcase its ANSI-compliant SAFEMEZZ360™ mezzanine safety gate and its new Loading Dock Safety Gate at this year’s ProMat show in Chicago, Illinois from April 3-6, 2017. As part of PS DOORS’ Safety Access™ line of products, both gates are designed to reduce accidents and increase material handling efficiency.
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to Dunn Paper Inc., in Port Huron for safety and health violations. MIOSHA inspectors determined that the company failed to adequately protect workers from amputation hazards posed by cooling fan blades, spinning flywheels and belts and pulleys.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. offers resources for every stage of compliance
March 2, 2017
One ladder is all it takes for a general industry workplace to be affected by OSHA’s new Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule (Subpart D). J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of safety and compliance solutions, has introduced a wide variety of regulatory resources to help companies simplify compliance with this nearly universal rule.
FallTech, a leader in personal safety fall protection products has announced the launch of a new family of DuraTech Self-Retracting Devices with a side cable payout; a new generation of SRD. This new SRD is designed with a smoother extension and retraction of the cable that assists in reducing nuisance lock-up allowing workers to move more efficiently on the jobsite allowing for increased productivity.
OSHA’s beryllium standard, published 11 days before President Trump’s inauguration, is one of the rules delayed 60 days by the Trump administration’s Jan. 20 regulatory freeze and review instructions. Federal agencies are to send no new rules to the Federal Register, withdraw rules sent but not yet published, and delay the effective date by 60 days of any rule published that has not taken effect.
Communication is defined as a connection between two beings. Whether it be ordering at a fast food drive-through, or a healthy debate between friends on why your sports team is the best, prior knowledge and clear communication are key in understanding others.
Introducing the SKYLOTEC PEANUT SRD series of ultra-compact, lightweight personal fall protection devices. The PEANUT fall limiting devices come in single leg or Y-type lanyard with a variety of connectors to meet your tie-off needs.
During this 60 minute, informative webinar presented by Safety Products Group, makers of BlueWater Rooftop Safety Solutions, and Fabenco In-Plant Safety Solutions, the issue of rooftop fall protection and prevention will be addressed. What is actually up on your facility’s roof that may be a fall hazard? What should you look for the next time you or one of your contractors is up on the roof to stay safe? What steps can you take to ensure your company and its people are always protected on your roof? Read More
The American Society of Safety Engineers is offering a virtual symposium to help occupational safety and health professionals better understand the sweeping changes OSHA recently made to its final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection standards in relation to slip, trip and fall hazards. Read More