There are more than 50 confined spaces on Western Illinois University's Macomb campus. On any given work day at Western, technicians in WIU Facilities Management may find themselves working in one of these potentially dangerous work sites.
A series of 45-minute “lab sessions” on the NSC expo floor cover these topics: • Risk assessment and your electrical safety program To do a risk assessment, you need to understand what, in your business, might cause harm to people and decide whether you are doing enough to prevent that harm.
The headlines a few weeks ago were alarming. The tragic death of a worker in a 270-degree oven three years ago led to a $6 million agreement to settle criminal charges in what Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey said was the largest payout in a California workplace death.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is hosting a two-day Construction Safety Symposium featuring industry experts discussing the latest safety practices, innovation and risk management thinking from November 12-13, 2015 in New Orleans.