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Our personal risk tolerance is directly influenced by the severity of the outcome. If there is a high cost associated with a risk, we are more prone to comply with the rules set in place. While writing this post, I am reminded of today’s airline industry.
Over the past couple of weeks I have criticized the mad rush of snake oil sales men from BBS to the new –found goldmine of one form or another of “culture-based” safety. I like to alternate my posts from the critical, to the (hopefully) helpful. Much ado is made about the holy grail of injury prevention, but scant little has been offered around sustaining change.
OSHA’s silica rule takes a step ahead, Canadian investigators issue a hazmat transportation safety advisory and health PSAs that outperformed expectations were among the top EHS-related stories featured this week on ISHN.com:
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) says the 155 citations and two orders issued by federal inspectors during last month's special impact inspections represent the lowest number of orders issued during targeted monthly inspections over nearly three years.
A mining company fought the law and the law won recently, when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky ordered the D & C Mining Corp. to pay the $1.67 million in safety fines it has so far failed to pay.
OSHA has cited Highway Technologies Inc. in Minneapolis for 10 safety – including six willful – violations after a worker died from injuries sustained while working with equipment that came into contact with overhead power lines on I-94 near Menomonie, Wis., on Sept. 17, 2012.
Failure to protect workers from fall hazards has been OSHA's top cited workplace safety violation for the past 2 years! Let 3M, the name you trust in safety, help you take the necessary steps to achieve fall protection compliance.
Actio Software awarded: Material disclosure takes high score in Environmental Leader Annual Technology Reviews
Actio Corporation, makers of software for product regulatory assessment and compliance solutions, have announced that their software, Material Disclosure, received one of the highest scores possible in the 2013 Environmental Leader Technology Reviews Program.
Magid expands its signature E2® line of best-value hearing protectors today with the new E2® IHP100 and IHP100C Paddle Plug™ Earplugs. Featuring user-friendly, easy-grip PVC paddle stems to simplify wear and removal, these earplugs propel standard hearing protection into a new league of fit, comfort and control.
Last month, Assistant Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Dr. David Michaels held an OSHA Employees All-Hands Meeting. OSHA employees who were not able to attend the meeting in person were able to participate through the web.