Added by Henry Wilter on November 23, 2011 at 4:01pm — No Comments
OSHA has recently released a new set of videos relating to construction hazards. In this blog post, we will be looking at videos concerning falls in the construction workplace. We hope you find these valuable and informational. Please check back for additional video topics. To learn about OSHA safety training courses visit…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on November 21, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Remember the classic images of 1930's construction workers posing high up on a skyscraper while having their lunch? Some modern workers are in hot water for trying to re-create those images - even though they say they were wearing fall harnesses and taking safety precautions. Posing construction workers got in trouble
What do you think?!
OSHA published their final rules today of the Federal Register that revise regulations governing whistleblower complaints. The act protects employees of publicly traded companies and their subsidiaries, and of certain other employers, from retaliation for reporting mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, violations of SEC rules or regulations, or violations of any provision of federal law relating to fraud against shareholders. OSHA is requesting public comment on the interim…Continue
Yesterday, OSHA unveiled it's top 10 most cited violations of 2011 during a live presentation at the NSC stating that falls are still the leading cause of death in construction. Fall Protection peaked this year at #1 with 7,139 citations issued.
For more information and the complete top 10 list, please visit: http://ehstoday.com/standards/osha/OSHA-top-10-citations-0202/
Added by HUGSAFETY on November 2, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments