Items Tagged with 'Fall Protection'


Aluminum plant showed 'total disregard for worker safety and health'

Employees at Matalco US Inc. in Canton were exposed to amputation, fall hazards and unsafe crane operations, according to an OSHA inspection which resulted in two willful, one repeat and two serious safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of $130,200.

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New Hampshire contractor exposed employees to 25-foot falls; faces $61,000 in fines

Employees of Ken Stanley, doing business as A+ Roofing, were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 25 feet at a Somersworth job site due to their employer's failure to ensure the use of required fall protection, according to federal OSHA.

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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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Specialty permanent anchors by FallTech

FallTech has released two new specialty permanent anchors for wood frame construction – The Permanent Truss and Wall Anchor.

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Flatbed protection system by Garlock Safety Systems

Protect employees with the SpeedGuard II flatbed protection system. Attaches in minutes utilizing standard trailer pockets.

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How to inspect and maintain personal fall arrest systems

Falls are among the most common causes of injuries and deaths in the workplace, totaling an estimated 100,000 each year.

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OSHA steps in to stop slips and falls

Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of what are termed “general industry” accidents.

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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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Roofing contractor’s workers exposed to falls at two different work sites

Roofing contractor Juan M. Garcia Martinez has been cited for four willful safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards at two separate residential home sites in Tuscola. OSHA has proposed penalties of $48,400 for the recent citations. The company was cited twice in March 2014 for similar violations.

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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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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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