To safeguard workers from fall hazards, OSHA's fall protection standard focuses on both human-related factors and equipment-related concerns. Here are three steps you can implement to avoid fall regulation violations of the standard.
Many companies are unaware of the vital role job descriptions play and are not managing them with the necessary care. Thankfully, controlling the process is possible when you adopt a few best practices for job descriptions.
Studies show employees will not wear eye protection unless it is comfortable, fits properly, or functions well. Lens color can impact employee protection and performance levels and provide a better choice.
Heat stress occurs when employees are exposed to high heat and high humidity environments, indoors or outdoors. Though preventable, heat stress signs and symptoms can go unrecognized until the full exposure to the heat presents itself.
Hypothermia is a condition caused by a general cooling of the body which drops a person’s internal core temperature below 98.6 degrees F. Most of us have experienced at least mild hypothermia when the body core temperature reaches 95 degrees F, which causes the body to shiver in efforts to generate more internal heat.