Color-coded marking system matches glove with EN/ANSI standard so workers can use the right protection for the job
October 18, 2019
Honeywell has launched a new line of industrial work gloves—CoreShieldTM— with a color-coded marking system that makes it simple to choose the correct cut protection for the work application according to the new EN/ANSI standards.
A Wisconsin company that produces aluminum and steel castings has been cited by OSHA for continually exposing employees to machine hazards at its facility in Niagara, Wisconsin. The company faces $ 206,291 in penalties.
Death on a movie set, a nanotechnology research update and prison time for a roofing contractor after an employee’s fatal fall. These were among the top occupational safety and health stories featured on ISHN.com this week.
RMS Utilities Inc. is facing $92,819 in penalties after OSHA found that the Colorado company:
failed to protect employees from cave-in hazards
failed to keep the spoil pile at least two feet back from the edge of the excavation, and f
allowed employees to work beneath an excavator bucket...
Atlas Oil was named the Excellence in Health and Safety award winner at the 2019 Texas Oil and Gas Awards, marking the company's second consecutive win in this prestigious category – last year in the Rocky Mountain region.
OSHA has cited Howard Industries Inc. – a manufacturer and supplier of electrical transmission and distribution equipment – for exposing employees to struck-by and fall hazards after a fatality at the company’s Laurel, Mississippi, facility. The company faces $53,040 in penalties.
The employee was performing a leak test on a transformer when a drive chain supporting the equipment failed.
From November 5 – 8, 2019, A+A – the Leading International Trade Fair for Safety, Security and Health at Work – held concurrently with the 36th International Congress for Occupational Safety and Health - will provide a comprehensive overview of the sector and its future in the digital age. Several new features have been added for this years’ event including the enhanced A+A Highlight Route, the “kommmitmensch Film & Media Festival of A+A 2019” and the international A+A START-UP ZONE.
A collision last year in South Carolina between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train was caused by CSX Transportation Corporation’s failure to assess and mitigate a specific risk, according to a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation.
The incident killed two employees and injured 91 passengers and crewmembers.
Safety advocates warn that a final rule published last week by the USDA will endanger workers who already suffer some of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness in the country.
The “Modernization of Swine Slaughter Inspection” rule promulgated by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) lifts speed restrictions from hog slaughter inspection lines.
The recent deaths of employees during construction projects may cost three New York contractors their special rigger licenses – if the city’s Buildings Department’s prevails in its effort to revoke them.
The special rigger licenses of Wayne Bellet of Bellet Construction and Mohammad Bhutta of Zain Contracting were suspended following the June death of 44-year-old Carlos Olmedo Lala, who plunged from the second level of scaffolding at a Harlem job site.