With one of the fast-growing economies among developed nations – and one largely driven by industry and construction – South Korea faces occupational safety and health challenges similar to those in other countries.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicate that about 20,000 amputations occur each year. Between 1,600 and 2,000 (10%) of these amputations have occurred among mechanical power press operators.
Ten major vehicle manufacturers have committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles built, the U.S. Department of Transportation, its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced.
Winder Power, a UK company that manufactures transformers and generators, recently reached a milestone by recording 1,000 days without a reportable accident or lost-time incident. The Leeds-based firm has not had a reportable incident resulting in lost work time for any of the technicians, engineers or other personnel working in the facility since 2012.
Ergodyne announced today the expansion of their Objects at Heights collection with the launch of two new wrist lanyards – the Squids® 3114 Pull-On Wrist Lanyard (Carabiner) and Squids® 3116 Pull-On Wrist Lanyard (Buckle). For tools at or under 3lbs (1.4kg), the Squids®3114/3116 Pull-On Wrist Lanyards offer an ideal solution for tethering by limiting the drop distance of the tool, reducing snag and tangle hazards, and offering an easy and quick exchange of multiple tools.
Ensuring a systematic approach based on objective data and information is one of the most crucial elements in the ASSESS stage of the development and implementation of a Fatigue Risk Management System (FRMS). Without this objective assessment, there is also not a clear way to measure the impact of the countermeasures that are put in place.
The 2015 AIHce kicked off early Monday morning in Salt Lake City with the opening keynote address given by Alison Levine, team captain of the first American women’s Everest expedition. Levine is in a unique position to discuss leadership practices. In addition to be a global adventurer, Levine has spent more than two decades climbing the corporate ladder.