The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 70 percent of workers who experienced hand injuries in 2015 were not wearing gloves. The remaining 30 percent of injured workers wore gloves but the gloves were inadequate, damaged or the wrong type of the hazards that were present.
A lot can change in five years. Consider this: in 2011, NASA’s Juno Spacecraft was just starting its trip to Jupiter, only six U.S. states allowed same-sex marriage and LeBron James was storming the playoff court in a Miami Heat jersey.
DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber, branded as Dyneema®, will discuss the results of a joint survey on hand injuries and provide other important workplace safety information at the ASSE Safety 2016 Professional Development Conference & Exposition.
If you’re curious about what these changes will entail, you’ve come to the right place; we’ve compiled a list of the ten major things that you need to know about the new testing standards, and how they will affect you and your customers.
Recent OSHA citations for serious health and safety violations at Fuyao Glass in Moraine, Ohio were not sufficient for workers at the company, who have filed a complaint asking for a more thorough investigation into conditions at the plant.
Grainger safety specialists answer 120,000+ questions during the year
January 7, 2016
During the course of the year, customers nationwide contact Grainger Technical Product Specialists to help answer questions on key safety issues. From the more than 120,000 safety questions received in 2015, below are 10 frequently asked questions that Grainger was able to help customers answer.