Workplace Safety: Have You Learned from the Past?

By | February 10th, 2011|Safety Tips|

This week, OSHA issued a press release regarding a company in Billings, Montana that was recently cited for something it---or any company---should have never, ever be cited for: a repeat citation.According to OSHA, "a repeat citation is issued when an ...

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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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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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American Society of Safety Engineers Gear Up To Celebrate Its 100th Birthday In 2011

By | December 29th, 2010|Safety Tips|

In the wake of one of the worst workplace tragedies in recent history, the March 25, 1911, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) was formed in October of 1911 to enhance safety with the mi...

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OSHA acts to protect residential roofing workers

By | December 29th, 2010|Safety Tips|

Agency rescinds Clinton-era directive and gives workers more safeguards against fallsIn case you missed it over the holiday break...On December 22, OSHA announced a new directive withdrawing a former one that allowed residential builders to bypass fal...

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