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Florida contractor cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed

Jasper Contractors was cited by federal OSHA for six safety violations for exposing workers to falls and other hazards while they performed roofing work at two residential work sites in Jacksonville.


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11 workers killed in communication tower incidents so far in 2014

Following the death of two workers from the collapse of a cell tower they were dismantling March 25, OSHA has cited Wireless Horizon Inc. for two willful and four serious safety violations.


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New hybrid energy-absorbing lanyard from Honeywell simplifies process of choosing "the right" lanyard in Canada

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the Hybrid Energy-Absorbing Lanyard — the first-of-its-kind fall protection lanyard to meet Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards for both Class E4 and Class E6.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with J. Nigel Ellis

Build a team to recognize and solve fall hazards and act on near-misses
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with J. Nigel Ellis, who co-presented a talk on “A New Means to Improve Elimination and Fall Hazard Control” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Ergodyne introduces Drops Zone Tape to expanding Objects at Heights Collection

Ergodyne has announced today the launch of the Squids® Drops Zone Tape to their Objects at Heights Collection. Available in 300 ft. (91m) and 1,000 ft. (305m) rolls, the new tape features a repeating "CAUTION: DROPS ZONE" message to prevent workers or bystanders from entering potentially dangerous areas where dropped objects are a risk or from entering areas where FME (Foreign Material Exclusion) or FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage) is a concern.


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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.


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Who is your fall protection MVP?

Your “Competent Person” must be on top of their game
OSHA defines a Competent Person as “One who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees


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One size doesn’t fit all: women’s PPE needs

Over the past 20 years, the face of America’s construction workforce has changed.


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LedgeGuard by Garlock Safety Systems

LedgeGuard creates a safety zone for workers handling loads in elevated areas.


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The mishaps are many: Here’s how to ensure safe forklift operation

Every year nearly 100 workers are killed and 20,000 are seriously injured in forklift mishaps (Bureau of Labor Statistics 1997, 1998).


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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