Occupational cancers kill 8,000 UK citizens each year

By | January 31st, 2011|Safety Tips|

According to a recent report released by the United Kingdom's Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in London, occupational cancers kill approximately 8,000 Britons each year. The report also states that approximately 14,000 new cases of cancer due to ha...

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US Labor Department cites 2 Illinois grain elevator operators: fines total nearly $1.4 million

By | January 27th, 2011|Safety Tips|

Citations to grain elevator operators are for willful safety, child labor violations following deaths of 3 workers, including 2 teensThe U.S. Department of Labor has fined Haasbach LLC in Mount Carroll, Ill. and Hillsdale Elevator Co. in Geneseo and...

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OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise

By | January 19th, 2011|Safety Tips|

Agency examines other approaches to prevent work-related hearing lossOSHA today announced that it is withdrawing its proposed interpretation titled "Interpretation of OSHA's Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupatio...

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Think Your Organization is One of the Safest in America?

By | January 19th, 2011|Safety Tips|

It's the beginning of a new year, and organizations everywhere are setting new goals to keep workers and members of communities safe and healthy. Many organizations have already proven capable of creating and managing successful programs designed to...

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A Century of Safety Captured in New ASSE Film

By | January 10th, 2011|Safety Tips|

Last Wednesday, January 5, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) issued a press release announcing a new documentary film exploring the history of work safety. This new film coincides with the ASSE's 100-year mark since it was officially orga...

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