In the past year and a half, more than 20 weather and climate disasters, each with losses exceeding $1 billion, occurred in the U.S. and Canada. Consisting of 11 severe storms, four floods, a drought, regional wildfires, and a winter storm, these events caused 185 deaths.
The global respiratory protection equipment (RPE) market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 6.23 percent in terms of revenue in the period 2014-2019. The market is expected to grow at a constant rate during the forecast period due to increased government emphasis on their usage at workplaces in developed economies.
A specially-designed non-toxic air breathing hose that provides good low temperature flexibility with low odor, compared with traditional rubber hose. Heavy wall construction matches the dimensions of rubber hose.
The danger arrives with trucks bearing tons of sand. Off-loading that sand – which may contain up to 99 percent silica – can send clouds of thick dust into the air, exposing the lungs of fracking workers who are performing the task to serious inhalation hazards.
Training requirement violations occur in nearly every standard included in OSHA’s top 10 violations list, including fall protection, respiratory protection, lockout-tagout, machine guarding and electrical safety.
More than 1.4 million workers were covered by visits in 2015
May 5, 2016
OSHA’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) grants small businesses that maintain exemplary injury and illness prevention programs an exemption from OSHA programmed inspections for up to two years.