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.
The S297 Maintenance Tags and S4810 Boxed Roll of Tags represent best practice identification solutions, and offer a durable, reliable, flexible and cost effective communication tool for employee use in restricted spaces
Publix Supermarkets Inc. was cited OSHA for 16 safety and health violations at its Jacksonville, Florida distribution facility after receiving a complaint that a worker's hand was amputated while cleaning conveyor equipment. Proposed penalties totalled $182,000.
Lockout/tagout (29 CFR 1910.147) was the fifth most frequently cited OSHA violation during the period October 2014 to September 2015. There were 3,350 citations reported across all industries during that time with $9,686,894 in penalties.
Defining alternative approaches: Alternative approaches to lockout are protective measures created when it is not feasible to lockout because of the need for energy sources to be present in order to accomplish assigned work.
An OSHA violation is a serious matter. Many of them can result in injury or death. Some violations are obvious and easy to spot while others require training and a comprehensive understanding of the requirements in order to detect them.
Cal/OSHA has cited Vitco Meats and temporary employment agency Volt Workforce Solutions a combined $74,500 following a nearly fatal accident at a San Luis Obispo meat processing plant that left a worker with a crushed right hand, a broken arm, and nerve damage.
AutomationDirect offers Edison’s modular knifeblade fuse blocks for Class J and Class R fuses to simplify design and enhance safety. Optional high-clarity, see-through, IP20 finger-safe covers, with or without indication, have a built-in lockout/tagout feature which improves safety by preventing unauthorized fuse insertion or removal.