Representatives from a variety of industries told federal safety officials today that regulating the danger of combustible dust can be complicated and expensive for businesses.
Anyone who’s ever been to a similar concert, or worked at a construction site or blared the car radio with the windows up, has probably experienced a whirring, swishing, buzzing, ringing sound that originates in the ear or head.
It may sound like an extreme way to learn. But most companies that operate in the Gulf of Mexico require offshore workers to go through HUET, or Helicopter Underwater Egress Training.
A new study released today by VitalSmarts found that five threats to workers’ safety are commonly left undiscussed and lead to avoidable injury or fatalities.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that you protect your employees from the risk of bloodborne pathogens (BBP). Workers in many different occupations may be exposed to a variety of BBPs, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.
Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association Alliance, SIA has developed “Transport Platform Safety Tips,” which are designed to educate users on the correct way to perform their work on transport platform equipment.
A federal judge has picked 12 ground zero responders whose cases will be the first to go to trial over illnesses caused by ash and dust from the World Trade Center following the terrorist attack.
An investigation into possible environmental contamination at a day care center and another building at the Bannister Federal Complex was delayed almost two years because of quibbling over a few thousand dollars.
Two air ambulances were rushed to the scene where two construction workers fell from scaffolding that collapsed outside a shopping center on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
A 54-year-old West Virginia worker was killed by a falling icicle Saturday as he walked by a coal conveyor system at the Mountain State Carbon coke plant in Follansbee.