Special Reports

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Taxi and livery drivers are 60 times more likely than other workers to be murdered while on the job, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).1 In 1998, 48 taxi and livery drivers were murdered while attempting to earn a living.2 …

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This informational booklet provides a general overview of a particular topic related to OSHA standards. It does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities in OSHA standards or the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, you …

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Section 6(a) of the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (84 Stat. 1593) provides that ‘‘without regard to chapter 5 of title 5, United States Code, or to the other subsections of this section, the Secretary shall, as soon as practicable during the …

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OSHA has published final changes to the Hazcom standard to deal with GHS, i.e., the UN Globally Harmonized System which is designed to coordinate workplace chemical safety regulations across the world.
Download the full text of the GHS below.

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This research report, based on a national survey of security professionals, focuses on industry salaries and security department budgets, spending priorities, and budget methods. The results will help organizations compare their pay rates, budgetary processes, and levels of spending on asset protection with similar businesses. …

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Workplace violence can be easily defined as violent acts, threats, and other intimidation or harassing behavior directed toward a person at work or on duty. Generally, an event of
this nature will fall into one of four types of situations:

Criminal. When the perpetrator has no legitimate …

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Each year more than 77,000 forklift accidents occur which result in employee injuries, lost time and death. A full 70% of these accidents are preventable with operator training. The need for safety training cannot be overemphasized. Forklift operation is a skilled position. Every operator must …

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Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
 
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) hereby revises the construction industry safety standards which regulate the design, construction, and use of scaffolds. The final rule updates the existing scaffold standards and sets performance-oriented criteria, where possible, to protect …

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Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
The standard requires employers to develop and implement a training program based on the general principles of safe truck operation, the types of vehicle(s) being used in the workplace, the hazards of the workplace created by the use …

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Retrieved from: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Employers must institute all feasible engineering and work practice controls to eliminate and reduce hazards before using PPE to protect against hazards.

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