OSHA on August 13, 2021 issued updated guidance to help employers protect workers from the coronavirus. The updated guidance reflects developments in science and data, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated COVID-19 guidance issued July 27.
When you think about the most important things that keep your factory running smoothly, raw materials and a trained staff are likely top of mind. Corporate executives often overlook the importance of factory-floor communication as they make investment decisions to move their organizations forward.
Industrial dust collectors are proven engineering control systems to maintain indoor air quality and protect the health and safety of your workers. One of the key factors to keeping your dust collector operating efficiently over its lifetime is selecting the right dust collector filters.
Most welding and cutting operations generate dangerous fumes and particulates. Here are several important factors you should know to better manage metal processing fumes to maintain a safe metalworking environment.
For workers on the factory floor, machinery and high-voltage systems can pose serious safety risks. According to OSHA, electrocutions are one of the “fatal four” — the leading causes of fatalities in the workplace.
A Monmouth County, N.J., manufacturer where two employees — a husband and wife — died from coronavirus and dozens of other employees got infected has been fined more than $13,000 by OSHA for failing to protect its workers from exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.
Sustainable product sales have increased 40 percent since 2014 representing a gain of $43 billion. Sustainable product growth is not limited to just one market sector. Increased focus on sustainability for core industrial markets puts industrial PPE in the mix.
Indoor manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments tend to be fast-paced, with often long hours of standing and movement. Flat, hard surfaces may lead to foot fatigue, as well as knee and back pain.
On dangerous or risky job sites, and within certain environments, personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times. It makes perfect sense, because the gear is designed specifically to mitigate severe or fatal accidents. Helmets, for example, protect the head from falling objects, overhead fixtures, and much more.
Metal stamping manufacturing processes can quickly and cleanly create solid metal parts for a wide range of needs and industries. Small metal parts make up some of the most important pieces when creating larger scale items.