Fall Protection: Ladder Safety Month and OSHA Updates to General Industry Standard

Falls are among the leading causes of worker deaths every year, especially in construction. Yet top 10 OSHA citations of 2016 has lack of fall protection first on the list; scaffold and ladder...

Feeling Tired at Work? You’re Not Alone

Almost everyone is susceptible to workplace fatigue, an all-too-common occurrence in our fast-paced society. Many factors (physical, psychological, direct, and indirect), can impact a person’s...

OSHA’s Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

OSHA issued a final rule to limit 2.3 million workers from breathing silica dust and protect them from serious health issues like lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and...

Ergonomics In The Workplace: Risk Factors And Control Methods

Ergonomic back pain costs U.S. employers $7 billion per year in lost work days and productivity, according to EHS Today. Poor posture at work is a major cause of head, back or neck pain, strain...

How To Avoid OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Standards

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a preliminary list of its most frequent safety violations last year. Take a look!

OSHA Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Standard and Training Requirements

OSHA regulation regarding Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers and importers to disseminate information about health hazards and physical hazards caused by their...

[Webinar] Building a Safety Culture: Improving Safety and Health Management in the Construction Industry

"Safety and health considerations need to permeate all levels of a construction company’s culture, informing decisions, planning, activities and behaviors. It is not enough to simply have safety...

Top 5 Reasons Companies Invest In Current Safety Management Practices

The benefits of a strong safety culture are increasingly recognized, leading companies to realize the difference a passive approach makes in comparison to an active one. Companies that passively...

[Whitepaper] How To Implement An Effective Health And Safety Training Process

While nearly all of the 2016 SmartMarket Report survey respondents (97%) indicated that their companies provide environmental health and safety (EH&S) training, fewer (87%) stated that their...

Aspects of A World-Class Safety Program: Trends & Applications

The term “world-class,” in short, indicates being among the best. Having the best safety program means having the highest quality, most effective, and cutting edge safety program that moves the...

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