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Seven Statistics on Literacy and Workplace Safety

Adults who struggle with reading have difficulty grasping workplace safety procedures, thereby putting themselves and others at risk for injury or illness.

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Focus on Lightning Safety Practices

Did you know you can still be struck by lightning even when the center of a thunderstorm is 10 miles (16 kilometers) away? No place outside is safe when thunderstorms are in your area, according to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather …

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No More Falling Workers

US Labor Department and Federal Communications Commission puts together working group think tank to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry.

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WALKING-WORKING SURFACES: How to Control Fall Hazards

The easiest way to think about this system is to think of A-B-C.

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Is This a Safe Way to Clean Ebola-Infected Materials?

Use this photo to train workers about Ebola dangers and how to manage them.

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Ebola Information for Employers

Here’s a list of resources you can use to find the information you need to protect your workplace from Ebola.

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15 Ebola FAQs for Employers & Workers

The key things you need to know about Ebola and the risks of workplace infection.

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Train the Trainer: Ebola & Infectious Illness Training Gameplan

A game plan for delivering Ebola training and complying with OSHA.


Extension for OSHA Crane Operator Certification Requirements

OSHA extended the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule three years.

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Is This a Safe Way to Use a Crane?

This is the kind of safety violation you can’t afford if you use cranes at your plant.