A more robust system of reporting workplace falls, overseen by a new independent body and a major review of work at height to consider the introduction of tough financial penalties for safety breaches, are just two of the key findings of a UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), led by Alison Thewliss MP.
The major players involved in holding the 2019 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will host a webinar to help would-be participants make the most of the event.
Falls are the top cause of construction fatalities and account for a third of on-the-job injuries and deaths in the industry.
Wildeck, Inc. is excited to announce that their suite of pick module products will be on display at ProMat’s 2019 conference and expo. Located in booth S1241, Wildeck’s team of pick module experts will be available to discuss the ways in which their suite of products can be customized to a company’s exact specifications, optimizing product flow through a facility.
The effect of plastic on workers in the plastic industry, Apple’s efforts to resist curbs on distracted driving and amateur video helps a state OSH agency crack down on asbestos violators. These were among the top safety stories featured this week on ISHN.com.
At Malta Dynamics, we not only manufacture high-quality safety equipment, we also want you to know how to inspect and use each piece properly to prevent injury. While it sounds pretty easy to just put on a harness before you start work for the day, the process to actually don this important safety equipment is quite extensive.
The growing demand for wireless and broadcast communications over the past three decades has spurred a dramatic increase in communication tower construction and maintenance – one that exposes workers to specific hazards.
In order to erect or maintain communication towers, employees regularly climb towers, using fixed ladders, support structures or step bolts, from 100 feet to heights in excess of 1000 or 2000 feet.
Pure Safety Group (PSG), the largest company dedicated solely to fall protection, has unveiled two new products to complete its Series line-up of three Guardian Fall Protection safety harnesses, with applications for keeping workers at height safe in many real-life work scenario. All harnesses meet OSHA standards, exceed ANSI standards and are pending CSA certification.