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Safety advocates prepare for Workers' Memorial Day, April 28

April 18, 2014

The annual commemoration of those killed on the job is fast approaching, and a variety of organizations are getting ready to hold solemn events on April 28. While Workers’ Memorial Day is observed around the globe, this will be its 25th anniversary in the United States.


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NY manufacturing co. reduces workers’ comp costs by $200,000

OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program used at facilities in five states
April 18, 2014

VonRoll USA, Inc. -- which manufactures insulating materials, resins, varnishes and mica -- has decreased its injury and illnesses rates to “considerably below industry averages,” according to OSHA, which worked with the company under its On-site Consultation Program.


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Unguarded ripsaws and tripping hazards at Florida rehab center

January 30, 2014

A Florida rehabilitation offering help to people struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism exposed its workers to a variety of hazards, according to an OSHA investigation.


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Eye safety checklist

August 29, 2013

Create a safe work environment. Minimize hazards from falling or unstable debris. Make sure that tools work and safety features (machine guards) are in place. Make sure that workers (particularly volunteers) know how to use tools properly.


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Detail how your fall protection system will maintain productivity & protect workers

June 7, 2013
Developing a comprehensive fall protection plan to address workplace hazards is of critical importance both for the safety of employees and the company’s bottom line.


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Identify your top hand & arm hazards

By properly identifying and assessing workplace hazards, injury to hands can be minimized or avoided
June 7, 2013
Ask someone what the hazards are on the job and you’ll get a variety of answers, depending on their profession.


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Your vision for safety and closing the gaps

May 3, 2013
The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it.


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Safety success can be scary

March 21, 2013
Did you watch the post-game interview with Nick Saban, head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide after the Tide won the NCAA football championship back in January?


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Insulated garments keep the cold out

October 5, 2012
According to OSHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), working in cold environments places workers at risk for hazards such as hypothermia, immersion hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot and chilblains.


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Job hazard analysis

October 5, 2012
Remedy Interactive’s Job Hazard Analysis solution revolutionizes the hazard management process for stakeholders responsible for safety.


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