What you need to know about visits from government officials and how to clear the table of any possible infractions.
OSHA’s severe injury reporting requirement, now in its second year, continues to show a disturbing trend of seven reported amputations a day at U.S. workplaces. The positive news is that the reports are leading to inspections, citations, and agreements with employers to make changes that will protect many more workers from injury.
Following a sad and unusual worker fatality, the Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program has made several recommendations for tower worker safety.
Work-related hearing loss is most prevalent in the mining, construction and manufacturing sectors, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
If you work on a farm, manure happens. Loading manure onto a trailer would be few workers’ idea of fun, but would it surprise you to know it can also be deadly?
OSHA proposed the so called “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” rule in November 2013. After over 2 years of comment, OSHA issued the Final Rule on May 12, 2016 (Final Rule). Here are the 15 things you need to know about the Final Rule to ensure compliance.
A 2015 rule requiring employers to report to the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) any severe work-related injuries, including hospitalization, amputation or the loss of an eye within 24 hours, is likely preventing scores of similar future injuries, according to OSHA.
Injuries can be costly. This infographic illustrates a quick run down of some of the most expensive injury claims taken from previous workers compensation claims.
According to OSHA’s area director, the death of a worker who fell while loading a tanker truck could have been prevented with basic protection.
After reviewing 20 heat-related OSHA enforcement cases, CDC determines the largest risk factor for heat fatalities is a lack of acclimatization plans.
Being on the receiving end of a negative work performance review is never fun, but imagine receiving one for reporting an injury.