Workplace Safety: Have You Learned from the Past?

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 … [Read more...]

Occupational cancers kill 8,000 UK citizens each year

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 … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise

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 … [Read more...]

Think Your Organization is One of the Safest in America?

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 … [Read more...]