The new OSHA- and CSA-Compliant Easi-Dec Solar Platform from Kee Safety, Inc., Buffalo, NY is an engineered hoist for lifting solar panels to the roof of single and two-story buildings while providing installers with a fully-guarded work station.
Rib failure fatalities exceed roof fall deaths for 2nd consecutive year
July 3, 2012
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will again focus its annual mine roof control program on efforts to improve mine rib control during the 2012 Preventive Roof Rib Outreach Program, known as PROP. For the second consecutive year, in 2011, fatal rib roll accidents in underground coal mines outnumbered more typical fatal roof fall accidents.
In the wake of four recent construction incidents in Northern New Jersey, OSHA is calling on construction companies in the state to ensure that employees working above 6 feet have the proper equipment to protect themselves from falls on the job.
Company will go beyond correcting hazards, paying fines
September 7, 2011
A story that began with citations and penalties issued for a Hudson, New Hampshire work site ended recently in court, where more than a dozen affiliated roofing companies agreed to fundamentally change their approach to safety.