The employer of a worker who was struck and killed by a moving spindle failed to identify and correct machinery hazards in its facility, according to California OSHA, which has issued five citations against Aero Pacific Corp.
Nearly one in five workplace injuries were caused by slips, trips and falls, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ergodyne has further addressed this hazard today by introducing the TREX™ 6300TC One-Piece Tungsten Carbide Ice Traction Device with tungsten carbide studs on the bottom for sharper grip and enhanced traction and stability.
Working at high altitudes is considered to be extremely dangerous. Not only the fire department needs to conduct safe rescue operations - safe working conditions are equally important for anyone working at solar or wind farms, in the forestry industry or at a brewery. Technical regulations are therefore in place, ensuring the provision of suitable equipment and training.
New Honeywell Miller® TurboLite™ Edge Personal Fall Limiters are designed to protect workers in situations that involve an edge and require a foot-level tie-off
July 28, 2017
A new line of personal fall limiters (PFLs) now available from Honeywell is designed to prevent a severed lifeline and to protect a worker in the event of a fall, which could lead to severe injuries or death for construction workers and others working at height.
MSA's V-TEC Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL) is the newest offering in MSA's range of fall protection product solutions.
The V-TEC SRL incorporates spring radial technology, the newest method of energy-absorption to be used in self-retracting devices within the personal protective equipment industry.
Trade in old equipment for industry-leading 3M Fall Protection equipment plus cash rebates
June 29, 2017
For safety professionals, keeping workers safe means providing them with effective, dependable equipment while staying compliant with changing safety standards and regulations. For workers at height, 3M™ Fall Protection designs safety equipment to meet the strictest industry standards, as is the case with its DBI-SALA® and Protecta® fall protection products.
ANSI (United States) and CSA (Canada) standards have, for almost four decades, provided best practices for safe, reliable access to work at height and have delivered a consistent benchmark for safe machine design in North America.
To help reduce same-level slip, trip and fall incidents, OSHA recently a provision to the walking-working surface rules for facilities to conduct regular inspections of all walking-working surfaces. This, coupled with the new requirement to fix any hazards that are found will help prevent slip, trip and fall incidents.
During this 60 minute, informative webinar presented by Safety Products Group, makers of BlueWater Rooftop Safety Solutions, and Fabenco In-Plant Safety Solutions, the issue of rooftop fall protection and prevention will be addressed. What is actually up on your facility’s roof that may be a fall hazard? What should you look for the next time you or one of your contractors is up on the roof to stay safe? What steps can you take to ensure your company and its people are always protected on your roof? Read More
The American Society of Safety Engineers is offering a virtual symposium to help occupational safety and health professionals better understand the sweeping changes OSHA recently made to its final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection standards in relation to slip, trip and fall hazards. Read More