A new national outreach campaign by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration will be focusing on the hazards of working in hot weather. The new initiative was announced on April 26, 2011 from Secretary of Labor, Hilda L. Solis. This campaign will focus on educating workers and their employers about the…Continue
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The 2011 World Day for Safety and Health at Work will be celebrated on Thursday April 28th. This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on the implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OSHMS) as a tool for continual improvement in the prevention of workplace incidents and accidents. (Source: www.ilo.org) The intention is to focus internationally on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and…Continue
Added by SafetySkills on April 25, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
I am sure this situation has applied to most of you readers.
I was approached by a national company trying to sell us their products. One of the few products that were quoted at a lower price were clear faceshields. After they sent us a few samples so we could compare them to our current stock, I conducted the same test I have been shown by an old safety professional.
I very scientifically took a ball-peen hammer and smashed the shield when it was attached to…Continue
Added by Dave Skaggs on April 18, 2011 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Today is World Health Day and this year's focus is on Antimicrobial Resistance. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that Antimicrobial resistance is not a new problem but is becoming more dangerous and urgent and consolidated efforts are needed to avoid regressing to the pre-antibiotic area. For World Health Day, WHO will be calling for intensified…Continue
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How do you know if your facility is truly “compliant”? The definition of compliant is “acting according to certain accepted standards; observant of official requirements”. In the case of facility safety and compliance, those requirements come from the Code of Federal Regulations, commonly referred to as “The CFRs”. The Code of Federal Regulations is the printed rules of 50 different federal departments. However, the compliance regulations…Continue
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